Three Reasons to use Aloe Vera; Health benefits

Aloe Vera Plant

Aloe vera can be traced back to over 6000 years. Egyptians depicted the aloe plant on carvings. Aloe vera is a natural remedy, and its used to treat a variety of conditions. Because of aloe vera’s anti-inflammatory properties, it is effective in treating conditions such as sun burns. Aloe vera gel can be extracted directly from the plant or it can be purchased at many health food stores, drugstores, and online stores.


Aloe Vera Soothes Sunburns


  1. Sunburns usually effects large areas of the skin. Redness, itching, swelling, scaling, and pain are all symptoms of a sunburn and can leave an individual feeling miserable. Reduce the pain from a sunburn by applying aloe vera juice to sunburned skin. Aloe vera gel or juice is an ingredient that can be found in many sunburn products. Apply aloe vera juice to the affected skin several times daily.
  2. Aloe Vera Promotes Dental Health

  3. Teeth require daily cleaning. We brush them several times daily to remove the plaque, food, and bacteria that can be trapped inside the mouth. Finding a suitable toothpaste is essential in maintaining healthy teeth. Toothpastes with aloe vera juice is as effective as other toothpastes. According to a study published in PubMed, it protects against Candida albicans, Enterococcus faecalis, Lactobacillus acidophilus, Peptostreptococcus anaerobius, Prevotella intermedia, and Streptococcus mutans.
  4. Aloe Vera Can Help Eliminate Constipation

  5. Fast paced lifestyles, stress, medication, and poor eating habits are a few causes of constipation. Aloe vera is recognized for its stool softening properties. Aloe also contains a powerful compound called aloin. Aloin is a powerful compound containing strong laxative properties that helps treat constipation. Taking 150 mg of dried aloe vera juice is effective as laxatives, according to the Mayo Clinic.


This post was written in advance, since I’m away for the Thanksgiving holidays. I won’t be checking my personal mail. My holidays are spent taking a break from everything technology related. I’ll be back soon, and will respond to comments, and visit your virtual homes.

Blessings, Opal

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Kate Brown Wilson

This is a good news for me, to be honest I really don’t know that aloe Vera have too many good benefits, in our health, the only thing I know aloe Vera is for hair.
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Kate Brown Wilson

Hi Opal can you please tell me where to find Aloe Vera Seeds if it has, cause I would like to plant this on my own backyard. I have to admit this plant will be very helpful in our body system.
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I’ve always been a fan of Aloe!!!
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@Opal, I have been reading up on including them into my juices but haven’t tried it myself yet 🙂
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I’ve had Aloe in Coconut Water before…storebought-brew, tho 🙂
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Kate Brown Wilson

Thanks for the information Opal , this would really help me a lot, now I am planning when I should start planting Aloe Vera in my backyard.
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I am really glad to read this your post. All I know is that aloe vera is use to treat hair and to make hair longer. Thanks for sharing this great information about the health benefits of aloe vera besides on hair.
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Stephano Pizzaro @ ASEA

True, it is already proven and tested that aloe Vera really helps soothes sunburn. This is a good article! Thanks for posting.
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I use aloe vera all the time if i think i am getting sunburn i use it and i do not get sunburn. It stops the sunburn before it gets bad if you know you got too much sun.
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Wayne W Walls

I’ve mostly just used aloe for sunburns. I had no idea it had other uses!
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