Aloe Vera is a plant with a wide array of medicinal properties. Due to this, it has been known as the plant of immortality and as the wand of heaven to the Native Americans.
It can be grown in the commodity of your home and used in the case of minor wounds, scrapes, cuts, and burns. Yet, it offers, even more, benefits if used internally.
This miraculous plant contains more than 200 biologically active, naturally occurring constituents, such as amino acids, polysaccharides, enzymes, vitamins, and minerals that help the absorption of the nutrients.
The Journal of Environmental Science and Health reports that it has potent antibacterial, antiviral, and anti-fungal properties which boost the immune system, detoxify the body and protects it from invading pathogens.
This plant is a rich source of vitamin C, A, E, B1, B2, B3, folic acid. Scientists have found that it aloe Vera is high in vitamin B12, which is needed for the production of red blood cells.
Therefore, it is excellent if you are a vegetarian or vegan. It also helps the bioavailability of vitamin B12, as it assists the body to absorb it and use it easily.
It also includes 20 of the 22 essential amino acids needed by the body, as well as salicylic acid, which treats inflammation and fights bacteria.
Aloe Vera is high in magnesium, iron, copper, calcium, zinc, chromium, selenium, sodium, potassium, and manganese, which support the metabolic pathways.
This plant is abundant in important enzymes such as amylase and lipase which help digestion by breaking down fat and sugar molecules.