A common herbal remedy and holistic treatment, aloe vera tea has many nutritional benefits when it comes to a healthy lifestyle. Aloe vera tea comes from the sap of an aloe plant. This plant grows in warm environments, and can be used to treat many things from sunburn to digestive issues.
Some of the health benefits are as follows,
* Skin Healing/ Burn Healing/Sunburn
Aloe vera heals skin that has suffered cuts, scrapes, burns or sunburn. The gel when applied on wounds dries up fast sealing the wounds against dust and dirt ensuring protection from infections. The gel application also increases blood flow to the wound and aids in faster healing.
* Benefits In Cancer Tumors And As Follow up After Radiation Therapy
The phytonutrient acemannan in aloe vera boosts immunity and destroys cancer tumors and aids recovery after cancer treatment improving survival rates.
It heals radiation burns due to radiation therapy in cancer treatment.
* Benefits In Kidney Disease
Aloe vera reduces kidney disease and lowers incidence of blood cancer - leukemia. sodium nitrite is a chemical that is used to delay spoilage and impart a pink color to meat in hot dogs, to make it look attractive. This chemical causes leukemia, brain tumors and other types of cancers.
* As An Anti inflammatory
Aloe vera reduces inflammations and pain in arthritis and other joint diseases. Consume it internally and apply the gel externally. Along with this, it is necessary to stop foods like white sugar, fried foods, red meat, white flour, which cause inflammations, for it to totally eliminate the inflammation and pain.
* Reduces Risk Of Strokes & Heart Attacks By Reducing High Blood Pressure
Aloe vera not only makes the blood thinner to ensure freer flow but the unique polymers in it increase the capacity of the blood to carry more oxygen to various tissues. By thinning the blood it reduces blood pressure and consequently the risk of stroke and heart attack reduces.
* Potentiates The Activity Of Antioxidants
Aloe vera strengthens the antioxidant activity of Vitamins C, E and others like the phytochemicals since it increases the capacity of blood to carry them to all tissues of the body as the quality of the blood is improved by making it both oxygen rich and thinner for easier flow.
* Benefits Hair
Aloe vera promotes hair growth due to its high content of vitamins and minerals. It repairs collagen and elastin, rejuvenates the hair follicles by improving the blood circulation. It cleans the scalp and combats dandruff.
* Benefits Hydration
Because of the wonderful balance of electrolytes aloe vera juice is better than commercial sports drinks and hydrates the skin and body better.
It can help athletes improve their stamina and performance while at the same time recover faster from exercise or competition induced fatigue.
* Benefits Diabetics
Aloe vera consumption reduces fasting blood sugar levels and stabilises overall blood sugar levels. Because of the increased blood circulation it benefits by reducing the numbness of extremities experienced by diabetics. Also aids wound healing in diabetics.
* Lowers Cholesterol And Triglycerides
In persons with high cholesterol and triglyceride levels consumption of aloe vera gel reduces cholesterol and total triglyceride levels.
* Benefits In Digestive Disorders
Regular consumption of Aloe vera gel relieves digestive disorders like ulcers, Infectious bowel syndrome, Celiac disease and Crohn's disease- an inflammatory bowel disease. The polysaccharides are believed to have these curative effects.
This energizing tea is made from the organic refreshing sun dried aloe vera leaves. It’s rich in antioxidants and will aid the body in relieving acid build up and will boost your energy.
Brewing Guide: To make the tea, dried tea is mixed with boiling water and brewed. After about 15 minutes of brewing, the tea is strained and if it is to be served hot, it is poured in a cup and served. For making iced tea, the tea is cooled and then prepared accordingly with ice and cold water. Add a bit of lemon or orange juice to your cooled tea, it will cancel out the slight bitter taste of the aloe.