This extraordinary plant has a vast history ranging back over 6000 years to the Egyptian civilization. It has been to connected with various health benefits and has displayed properties of antibacterial, anti-fungal, anti-viral and antioxidant. This plant is packed with a substantial amount of vitamins and minerals. It is also considered an herb that has the ability to help the body adjust normally to changes that would typically lead illness. While stimulating the defense mechanisms in your body, it helps cope with various forms of stress.
Aloe Vera is not only a very good skin care product, (Many cases, dealing with burn victims, have healed twice as fast when using this natural plant as opposed to silver sulfadiazine, a synthetic drug) but is great for the immune system. Research now tends to show its potential when dealing with cardiovascular problems and even certain forms of cancer.
Studies in India dealing with albino mice with stage-2 carcinogenisis have displayed the effectiveness when given topically or orally.They immediately noted that when DMBA and croton oil were used as a treatment on the test subjects, tumors consistently developed 100% of the time. On the other hand, the ones that were given Aloe Vera as a treatment were up to 60% less likely to develop tumors.
Further experiments, when introduced directly into the bloodstream, Aloe Vera was able to lower cholesterol levels, control blood pressure levels and improve circulation by making the blood more fluid. The results of these tests were a clear sign that consuming Aloe Vera will potentially lower risks of heart disease.