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What does an aloe plant contain?

Amino acids
Anthraquinones.
Enzymes.
Lignin.
Minerals
Monosaccharides and polysaccharides.
Salicylic acid.
Saponins.
Sterols.
Vitamins

Anthraquinones

Anthraquinones are found in plants. They act as a natural laxative and a pain killer. They play a key part in breaking up all the dead cells and flushing them out of our system. They can also help treat acne and they are anti-inflammatory in nature. They are anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and anti-viral. They also help with digestion.

Enzymes

Enzymes are proteins that help the cells in the body work effectively. Without them our bodies would not function. They also break down food to be converted into energy. Eating food with enzymes helps with your digestion and circulation which has a knock on effect on your overall health.

Lignin

Lignin is an insoluble fiber. Insoluble fiber offers many benefits to intestinal health, including a reduction in the risk and occurrence of colorectal cancer, hemorrhoids, and constipation. It comes from cereal and other wholegrain foods.

Mono-saccharides and polysaccharides.

Mono saccharides and polysaccharides are a form of natural carbohydrate. They give you energy because they work in the same way as good carbohydrates, e.g wholemeal bread, wholemeal pasta, beans, vegetables and fruit. I found that when I drank aloe vera gel, I had more energy and felt better about my food intake. They stimulate your immune system as well. They also help with weight loss and increasing your energy.

Salicylic acid

Salicylic acid can ease aches, pains and fevers. It can soothe joint pain and pain from mouth ulcers. That is why aloe vera is used for arthritis.It can also treat skin problems by encouraging the growth of new skin cells and is a great skin cleanser. It is also an ingredient used in chemical peals.

Saponins

Saponins are found in plants and they have a number of uses. They help with diabetes by lowering your blood sugar and your cholesterol They also reduce the risk of cancer and protect against infections. They are anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and anti-viral. They also play a key part in boosting your immune system.

Sterols

Sterols help to lower bad cholesterol, increase good cholesterol and decreases the risk of cancer. It is a natural way to improve your health.

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