Effects of Drinking Aloe Gel

by Alan Bass ; Updated July 18, 2017

Drinking aloe has numerous health benefits.

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Many people are unfamiliar with the health benefits of aloe vera gel, also called aloe gel. Aloe has numerous health benefits, whether you are drinking it, putting it in a drink or food, or simply putting it on your skin. It will help heal cuts, rashes and bruises. Aloe is extremely safe, versatile, and has many health benefits that other supplements do not.

Healthy Digestion

A healthy intake of aloe can help regulate your digestion system. A healthy intake of aloe is defined by one serving of it, once a day. By cleaning out your digestive system, you are giving your body the full potential to absorb as many nutrients as possible from what you eat.

Immune Support

There are many antioxidants present in aloe gel, which act as natural immune system enhancers to the body. This allows yourself to fight diseases that you are exposed to, and therefore, lower your chances of contracting an illness.

Healthy Skin

Everyone's skin replaces itself every month. By drinking aloe gel, it ensures that your body has enough building blocks to rebuild your skin in an extremely healthy way. Aloe can also help soothe burns, cuts, scrapes and other lacerations.

Vitamins and Minerals

Within aloe gel, there are numerous vitamins, including vitamins A, B1, B2, B6, B12, C, E, folic acid and niacin. In fact, aloe is one of the few plants that has vitamin B12 in it. Other minerals in aloe are calcium, sodium, iron, potassium, copper, zinc, manganese, magnesium, and chromium. All of these minerals are essential to your body and helps to keep you healthy!

Weight Regulation

Because aloe can help clean and regulate the digestive system, it can also help in weight regulation. It will help you lose weight more easily, ultimately giving you more energy and helping you maintain a constant body weight that is healthy for you.

Dental Health

Putting aloe gel in your mouth can help keep your mouth and gums clean. Aloe contains vitamins and minerals that can help cells grow and produce healing effects. It can help prevent and cure bleeding gums and mouth diseases.

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About the Author

Alan Bass has been writing since 2008. His work focusing on sports topics has appeared in the "Hockey News" and online at Inside Hockey and HockeyBuzz. He received a presidential award from Muhlenberg College for academic and community achievements, in addition to a bachelor's degree in psychology and business. In 2011, he published a book titled "The Great Expansion: The Ultimate Risk That Changed the NHL Forever."