7 Amazing Uses for Aloe Vera



A remedy for acid reflux

Heartburn is a common symptom of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), a condition that affects the digestive system. According to the findings of a study that was conducted in 2010, taking one to three ounces of aloe gel before each meal may help minimize the symptoms of GERD.

Keeping produce fresh

A research that was conducted in 2014 and published online by Cambridge University Press examined tomato plants that had been covered with aloe gel. The paper included information indicating that the coating was effective in preventing the development of a wide variety of pathogenic bacteria on the veggies.

An alternative to mouthwash

Researchers concluded that mouthwashes containing aloe vera extract were a safe and effective alternative to mouthwashes containing chemical ingredients in a study that was conducted in 2014 and published in the Ethiopian Journal of Health Sciences

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Bringing down your blood sugar levels

According to research published in Trusted Source in Phytomedicine: International Journal of Phytotherapy and Phytopharmacy, those who have type 2 diabetes who consume two tablespoons of aloe vera juice on a daily basis may see a reduction in their blood sugar levels.

A natural laxative

It is well knowledge that aloe vera acts as a natural laxative. A small number of studies have investigated the potential advantages of the succulent to improve digestive health. The outcomes seem to be somewhat variable.

Skin care

You can maintain your skin fresh and nourished by using aloe vera on a regular basis. It's possible that this is due to the fact that the plant prefers hot, dry regions. The plant's leaves are able to retain water in order for it to endure the tough environment.

Potential to fight breast cancer

A chemical found in the plant's leaves called aloe emodin was investigated for its potential therapeutic use in a recent research that was published in the journal Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine.

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