Aloe Vera

It is said, that it helps with: Addictions - AIDS - Allergies - All gut diseases - Anxiety disorders - Aortic Aneurysm- Arthritis - Asthma - Auto immune diseases - Bronchitis - Cancer- Chemical Poisoning - Candidacies - Chronic Fatigue Syndrome - Ulcerative Colitis - Crohn's Disease - Diabetes - Depression - Emphysema - Fibroids - Fibromyalgia - Hepatitis C - Heart Disease - Kidney Infection - Leukemia - Lyme Disease - Menopause Symptoms - PMS - Sexual Impotency 
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. 

How 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 effect. 

The gel can be blended in a kitchen blender. Then some honey or maple syrup may be added as well as fruit juice.

How 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.

Aloe 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... 

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