Aloe

Overview: The aloe vera plant has thick, succulent, fleshy leaves that contain a clear gel used for medicinal purposes. Benefits: Traditionally, it was thought that the aloe gel from the leaves of Aloe vera could only be used for minor cuts, burns, and sunburns. Aloe is made of up 99% water along with glycoproteins and polysaccharides. Glycoprotiens and polysaccharides treat cuts and burns by stimulating the immune system. These compounds inhibit the dilation of blood vessels and the cont...
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