Aloe vera often works
well for constipation and the opposite condition. It works for bacteria,
viruses, candida, the ph balance and the skin of the walls of the intestines.
Aloes helps the immune system The gel is used topically to aid wound healing
and to relieve burns including sunburn; it encourages skin regeneration.
Internally, it is used for colonic irrigation.
Aloes is taken internally
as a purgative, acting on the lower bowel. It may be used in atonic constipation
although over dosage can result in diarrhea, gastritis and nephritis.
to prepare the Aleo leaf
The leaves must be
washed and the green skin taken off. Consuming the outer leaf can cause
diarrhea and abdominal pain. All the yellow liquid that drips out of the
leaf when it is cut must be washed away because this has a strong laxative
The gel can be blended
in a kitchen blender. Then some honey or maple syrup may be added as well
as fruit juice.
much one should take
About 1-3 ounces (1
ounce = 1 tablespoon) of Aloe gel can be taken for constipation relief.
Take a single dose at bedtime or consume this in divided doses throughout
the day. One should start with a small dose and increase it over a week,
to avoid diarrhea.
should be taken for a maximum of 8-10 days, not more than two weeks.
The plant is strongly
purgative so one must take care not over dosage. It is possible some people
may be allergic to the Aloe gel. The skin and inner layer of yellow juice
of the Aloe leaf must be taken away, only the transparent gel can be used.
Over dosage can cause gastritis, diarrhea and nephritis. Aloe stimulates
uterine contractions, so it should be avoided during pregnancy. It should
also be avoided in kidney disorders, hemorrhoids or irritable bowel conditions.
So better ask your health practitioner...