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PostSubject: Benefits of Aloe vera   Thu Dec 08, 2011 2:52 am

Aloe vera has been used externally to treat various skin conditions such as cuts, burns and eczema. It is alleged that sap from Aloe vera eases pain and reduces inflammation. It has antiseptic and antibiotic properties which make it highly valuable in treating cuts and abrasions. It has also been commonly used to treat first and second degree
burns, as well as sunburns and poison oak, poison ivy, and poison sumac infections, and eczema. It can also be used as a hair styling gel and works especially well for curly or fuzzy hair. It is also used for making makeup, moisturisers, soaps, sunscreens, shampoos and lotions. Aloe vera gel is useful for dry skin conditions, especially eczema around the eyes and sensitive facial skin. Aloe vera juice may help some people with ulcerative colitis, an inflammatory bowel disease.
Aloe has been marketed as a remedy for coughs, wounds, ulcers, gastritis, diabetes, cancer, headaches, arthritis, immune-system deficiencies, and many other conditions when taken internally. However, the general internal use is as a laxative. The lower leaf of the plant is used for medicinal purpose. If the lower leaf is sliced open, the gel obtained can be applied on the affected area of the skin. As a medicine it is used as:
Protector of human immune system : The whole leaf extract galvanizes the cells of immune system. The phagocytes increase their scavenging activities, thus cleansing the body and kicking off a whole cascade of
protective actions which strengthen immunity.
Improves digestive system : Aloe juice helps in digestive disorders. Constipation, diarrhea, indigestion, irritable bowel syndrome etc are cured by the flushing action. The deposits of toxins and unwante substances in our diet which keep accumulating in intestines prevent the absorption of essential nutrients causing nutritional deficiency, lethargy, constipation, lower back ache. Aloe juice helps flush out these residues boosting the digestion and giving a greater feeling of well-being.
In arthritis: Being a stimulant to the immune system, a powerful anti-inflammatory, an analgesic and able to speed up cell growth, it repairs arthritis damaged tissue. While conventional allopathic treatment only relieves pain, Aloe helps in repair process by regenerating cells and detoxifying the affected area.
In stress: Aloe Vera juice is just the thing to get our machinery smoothly and effectively going.
In cancer : Aloe juice enables the body to heal itself from cancer and the damage done by radio and chemotherapy which destroy healthy immune cells crucial to the recovery.
In diabetes: It lowers glucose and tri-glyceride levels in diabetic patients. Effects can be seen from the second week of the treatment.
In hepatitis: Extract of aloe juice has been shown to have beneficial effects on liver and alleviate symptoms considerably in chronic hepatitis patients.
In heart disease: Addition of isabgol and Aloe Vera juice to the diet of patients of angina pectoris, results in marked reduction of serum cholesterol and tri-glycerides and increase in level of HDL.
In AIDS : A daily dose of min. 1200mg. of active ingredients of aloe vera showed substantial improvement in AIDS symptoms. Says Dr. Pulse, Aloe is to an AIDS patient as insulin is to a diabetic.
In Piles: Aloes have been found useful in piles, mixed in small quantities with sulphur. It is applied by natives externally in the form of lep -paste- in pleurisy A sweetmeat, halwa, is prepared from the pulp of the leaves and given in cases of piles, and apparently with very good effect
In wound and skin disease : Aloe vera gel is excellent for easing first degree burns, relieves inflammation and accelerates healing. Aloe vera gel has anti-fungal, anti-bacterial and anti-viral effects and helps heal minor wounds. It lessens painful effects of shingles, reduces symptoms of psoriasis and eases heartburns and ulcers.
Ayurvedic Medicine: Aloe is used as an important Ayurvedic medicines. It is used in
Jaundice - A few drops of aloe juice is installed in the nostrils to control jaundice.
Liver disorders - Aloe juice with turmeric powder should be taken twice a day.
Difficult urination - Continuous diluted aloe juice should be taken time to time to alleviate this condition.
In wounds - Boil aloe leaves and take the fleshy part of the inside of the leaves to use as a poultice over wounds.
As a cosmetic - Aloe is one of the best known moisturizers and used in creams and shampoos.
Some facts about ALOE VERA for Diabetes
Several studies have shown efficacy of Aloe Vera to lower the glucose level of a person with diabetes. However, Aloe Vera is yet to be proven as an treatment for the disease though it is to some extent administered for type2 diabetes. Despite many research findings prove the efficiency of Aloe Vera for hypoglycemia treatment; it is still necessary to perform more experiments to establish the plant’s effectiveness. It may help to lower down the glucose level which is the main cause associated with the disease. Sometimes administration of Aloe Vera may result in sudden hypoglycemic condition in patients and more so if taken along with allopathic treatment. It always advisable to consult your medical practitioner before taking Aloe Vera as a solo drug in this era of personalize medicine
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PostSubject: Re: Benefits of Aloe vera   Wed Feb 27, 2013 7:06 am

Aloe vera is one of the best thing for your skin. It have the natural anti bacterial properties and which is good for your skin. It helps restore the skin to drink aloe vera juice before meals and to apply therapeutic aloe gel on the skin,
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