Scientific Name: Aloe Vera
An Herb so powerful, Alexander the Great is believed to have sent his army off to obtain a crop of it, Aloe Vera is heralded around the world for its effectiveness in treating skin disorders, scrapes and burns. Of course, when it comes to uses for this powerful plant, those merely scratch the surface (pun intended). When added to your favorite drink or herbal tea, it is thought to help with colds, glaucoma and a slew of other ailments, while many prefer to use it cosmetically as an invigorating and soothing moisturizer.
From magnesium to Vitamin C, Aloe Vera offers an array of healthful benefits that may assist in giving your skin the healthy glow you’ve always wanted or help regulate your disrupted digestive system.
A natural detoxifier, Aloe Vera Powder can aid in cleansing the digestive and circulatory systems of the body. This, in turn, allows for greater nutrient absorption within our cells and provide improved functionality throughout. Additionally, it also helps to neutralize harmful bacteria, further promoting healthy blood-oxygen levels and overall wellness.
Joint & Muscle Pain
Aloe Vera Powder also holds a number of natural anti-inflammatory properties. And when applied topically, these can be highly beneficial in the easing of joint inflammation. Likewise, those very same properties are also believed to have a positive effect on Arthritis pain and conditions through an ease in pain and swelling.
Used for centuries as a natural alternative to more costly hair growth solutions, Aloe Vera Powder is shown to improve blood circulation, reduce stress, and ease mental strain, which can all contribute to premature hair loss in men and women. It’s anti-inflammatory properties also help to reduce pressure on follicles allowing more oxygen-rich blood to reach the hair’s roots, thus improving their overall strength and thickness.
In addition to the benefits listed above, Aloe Vera Powder also holds a number of key nutrients that can benefit our bodies in a variety of ways. It’s rich in many of the B-vitamins, as well as folic acid, niacin, and vitamins A, C, and E. From helping to reduce blood sugar levels and soothe symptoms of acid reflux to alleviating nausea and improving overall cardiovascular functionality, Aloe Vera Powder’s overall benefits are far reaching and undeniable.
- If utilizing orally, we recommend mixing 1.5 grams into 8oz of water or your favorite beverage per day
- It even makes a great addition to smoothies, teas and shakes too!
- For even faster intake, you can also make your own Aloe Vera Powder capsules by utilizing one of our easy to use capsule filling machines.
- For topical use, mix with water until a paste-like consistency is achieved and apply to the appropriate area.
Often referred to as the “burn plant,” Aloe Vera is part of the Liliaceae family and has long been used for its proposed healing properties. Believed to have originated in the Sudan, it was later cultivated in the Mediterranean, where its popularity as a medicinal herb grew exponentially. One of more than 400 known species of Aloe, it can now be found across the globe in regions of the southwestern US, southeast Asia, Central America, and many other areas with traditionally warm climates.
If stored correctly, our Aloe Vera Powder has a shelf life of up to 2 years. To maintain its freshness, it is recommended to always reseal the bag after opening it and removing as much air from the bag as possible. Store in room temperature, away from any heat source or sunlight.