Awareness of the powerful healing properties of aloe vera is increasing rapidly as

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scientists – and millions of people around the world – discover what Mike Adams calls “the most impressive medicinal herb invented by nature.” But of course, aloe vera has an ancient and time honored history of healing powers as well.

It’s many medical properties were first described over 2000 years ago. In ancient Egypt, Aloe vera was used to embalm mummies. Cleopatra used aloe vera to make her skin more beautiful. Today, aloe vera is one of the most widely used natural ingredients in skincare products, and for good reason. Many people grow aloe vera plants in their home to take advantage of this miracle of nature.

Just how miraculous is this potent plant? Here is list of some of what this plant can do.

  • Halts the growth of cancer tumors.

  • Lowers high cholesterol.

  • Repairs “sludge blood” and reverses “sticky blood”.

  • Boosts the oxygenation of your blood.

  • Eases inflammation and soothes arthritis pain.

  • Protects the body from oxidative stress.

  • Prevents kidney stones and protects the body from oxalates in coffee and tea.

  • Alkalizes the body, helping to balance overly acidic dietary habits.

  • Cures ulcers, IBS, Crohn’s disease and other digestive disorders.

  • Reduces high blood pressure natural, by treating the cause, not just the symptoms.

  • Nourishes the body with minerals, vitamins, enzymes and glyconutrients.

  • Accelerates healing from physical burns and radiation burns.

  • Replaces dozens of first aid products, makes bandages and antibacterial sprays obsolete.

  • Halts colon cancer, heals the intestines and lubricates the digestive tract.

  • Ends constipation.

  • Stabilizes blood sugar and reduces triglycerides in diabetics.

  • Prevents and treats candida infections.

  • Protects the kidneys from disease.
    — www.naturalhealth.com

It’s easy to see why people are getting excited about this special plant, including mainstream medicine.

The clear gel from the leaves of the aloe vera plant can be used to treat cuts, infections, rashes, burns, wounds, and other skin conditions. Some studies have shown that it also can be useful in the treatment of skin rashes, psoriasis, and genital herpes. Rubbed into the joints, Aloe vera eases inflammation and reduces arthritic pain.This also works when taken internally.

Taken orally, aloe latex is a potent laxative. In fact, it is so powerful that it is not generally recommended anymore for this purpose, especially if you suffer from a serious health condition. It can also help with diarrhea and ulcerative colitis by reducing inflammation internally in the bowels and intestines. In fact, aloe vera juice promotes colonic irrigation, the process of removing waste products from the digestive system. This includes all the toxic residue and bacteria from junk food and pollution from the environment.

Aloe vera is particularly effective in the digestive tract. When waste products coat and clog the lining of the intestines it prevents nutrients from getting absorbed into your blood. By keeping your colon and intestines clean, your body can more easily break down and digest your food, giving you greater nutrition with less fat because food is more efficiently processed. By regulating the production of stomach acid, you can prevent problems such as ulcers, acid indigestion, celiac disease and IBS or irritable bowel syndrome.

Animal and human studies have shown that aloe juice helps in regulating blood sugar levels for diabetes. Diabetics who took aloe vera for three months exhibited a substantial decrease in normal blood sugar levels. They also had lower cholesterol levels and slight improvement in total cholesterol levels. A significant number of clinical studies have been published that substantiate aloe vera’s healing effect on diabetes.

Aloe vera and blueberries lower cholesterol levels so effectively that they should be used in place of Statin drugs, which have horrible side effects and deplete stores of CoQ10 in your body. Aloe vera, on the other hand, is so safe you can eat it. And you should.

Wikipedia reports that, “Aloe vera extracts may be useful in the treatment of diabetes and elevated blood lipids in humans. These positive effects are thought to be due to the presence of compounds such as polysaccharides, mannans, anthraquinones and lectins.” In addition, the plant has special compounds which include anthraquinone, acetylated mannans, polymannans, lectins, anthraquinones, anthrones and anthraquinone C-glycosides.