Aloe Vera has multiple health benefits and most people consider it a medicinal product to be used topically. It is also used commonly in cosmetic products, for skin care and even for hair care. There has been an increased interest in ingesting Aloe Vera, but are there additional benefits to this? More people are benefitting from the health benefits it can offer internally, through choosing to eat and drink Aloe Vera. It is an acquired taste and often incorporated alongside other health promoting ingredients for a superfood boost. So, why exactly should we eat and drink Aloe Vera?
For a Quick Vitamin Hit
The vitamin and mineral content of Aloe Vera is well-known. It includes a huge range of active ingredients and health promoting vitamins and minerals. Key minerals in its makeup include:
- B-12: instrumental in the development of our DNA and blood and nerve cells
- A, C and E: renowned antioxidants which protect cells against damaging free radicals
- Calcium: key in bone, teeth and cell signalling and development
- Chromium: which helps to enhance insulin cells require for injury
This is just a tiny number of the huge range of health benefitting vitamins and minerals you can enjoy when you eat or drink Aloe Vera. What’s more it enters your system more quickly through eating and drinking than other methods.
Combat Digestive Problems
Aloe Vera juice or gel can help to manage a range of digestive problems. It can help to combat problems such as constipation due to its natural laxative properties. It can also help soothe some digestive problems which result from inflammation as research suggests Aloe Vera has anti-inflammatory properties.
Remove Bodily Toxins
As already mentioned, Aloe Vera is said to have laxative properties. This means it can help remove toxins and unwanted substances from the body quickly and efficiently. When you drink Aloe Vera you are giving your body the chance to release all these toxins and give your digestive system a thorough cleanse.
Atlantia Aloe Vera Drinks
Aloe Vera can be eaten and drunk in many ways. Some people mix gel into smoothies whereas others drink it naturally on its own. At Atlantia we stock and produce an Aloe Vera Juice Drink. Our drink has a sweet pineapple flavour too and it uses our ecologically cultivated and hand filleted Aloe Vera gel as its core ingredient.