The effect of aloe vera has been known for thousands of years. Aloe vera is called the plant of immortality for a reason. There are records that the juice of this wonderful plant was used in ancient Egypt about 6000 years ago. It was considered there as a plant of beauty, health and immortality. Cleopatra and Nophretete used it for their daily beauty rituals. But also in Mesopotamia, about 2.200 years v. Chr. it was already mentioned on clay tablets. Here it was already used for intestinal cleansing. The Mayan Indians called it the fountain of youth. Alexander the Great treated the injuries of his soldiers with aloe vera. They are also used in Ayurvedic medicine for rejuvenation. Hippocrates prescribed it for hair loss and ulcers.
Where does Aloe Vera come from??
The aloe vera is also called the desert lily. We usually use the Aloe Barbadensis variety. It has its origin in North Africa. The Canary Islands. It has a sophisticated water storage system. Therefore it can store liquid. To survive several months without water.
The name Aloe comes from Arabic. It means bitter. Therefore, you can already imagine that its taste is extremely bitter. And bitter is very healthy. Because bitter stimulates our liver to detoxification. Aloe is also effective against joint pain, gastrointestinal problems, skin diseases and worms. It heals burns and is generally used to heal wounds. It is a queen when it comes to detoxification. Because it is very detoxifying, its use can initially cause headaches or fatigue. That is why it is advisable to get enough rest with these detox symptoms. If you want to enhance its effect, add some honey to it.
"The doctor helps but nature heals" – Hippocrates
Why should I include aloe vera in my diet??
All these are of course reasons enough to incorporate aloe vera into your daily routine. But in this article, I would like to focus on its anti aging efficacy.
It contains over 200 ingredients. Among them are numerous enzymes, vitamins, minerals, secondary plant compounds and 20 amino acids. Of these amino acids, even nine are essential. If you consume this fantastic plant, you will rejuvenate your skin enormously with the active ingredients it contains. It is not for nothing that it has been used and appreciated for thousands of years in numerous cultures. It is a true fountain of youth. It is rightly called the plant of youth. You can also benefit enormously from their high nutrient density when used externally. However, to achieve significant results you should use it long term. It is true that you can take it for at least three months.
I have an aloe vera at home. Through it I provide myself completely with juice and gel. It grows very fast. It is also very easy to care for. If you want to rejuvenate yourself as well, you should not use concentrates or heated gels. In it at least the enzymes have already been destroyed. Just create your own aloe vera plant * and enjoy its rejuvenating effect.
Ingredients for 1 liter of Aloe Vera Fountain of Youth Lemonade
– 30 g of a peeled, de-stemmed aloe vera leaf (peeling takes one minute) – 2 tablespoons of pomegranate seeds – 10 red grapes with seeds – honey or coconut blossom sugar * to taste – 1 liter of water
Preparation of Aloe Vera Lemonade
1. In a blender, mix the aloe vera, pomegranate seeds, grapes and vegan sweetener with the water. 2. Pour the drink through a sieve. And the lemonade is ready! Also the pomegranate seeds. The red grapes are considered as anti-aging food.
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