Have you ever seen your grandmother consulting with a physician or going to a medical store for purchasing medicines? Probably your answer is ‘NO’, and if so, then your answer would be ‘SOMETIMES’.
Have you ever questioned yourself why she does not always need to go to a physician or take medicines? Let us discover the truth.
The world is rich in medical lore. Plants are the basis of life on the earth and are no doubt important to people’s livelihoods. The use of medicinal plants in various religious ceremonies and for treatment is very common as well as widespread. Many scholars and researchers say, plants are better to treat ailments than the western or allopathic drugs.
We have various natural remedies. Most of them work wonderfully. You must know that our nature has gifted us with hundreds of thousands of herbs, often called medicinal plants that work all around for cut, fever, cold, sneezes to name a few.
Here, in this article, we will tell you the medicinal value of Aloe Vera. These days, it is a common name in everyone’s lip. You probably have used Aloe Vera juice for treating ulcerative colitis, constipation, poor appetite and digestive issues. Do you know this excellent medicinal plant is good for gastric ulcer too? Yes, it is.
Aloe Vera normally grows in an environment, which comes under the sun with well-drained dry and or moist soil. Albeit this medicinal plant tastes turd, still it is edible. A great medicinal herb widely used to speed up the healing as well as reducing the risk of infections. It is good for external use like:
Besides external use, it also works excellent for internal issues like:
Aloe Vera is full of antioxidants that help boost your immune system. It helps combat the free radicals in your body. Herbalists and Ayurveda practitioners and our grandmother often tell us to use it. They tell us to drink Aloe Vera juice on a regular basis whether you have a weak immune system.
Generally, Aloe Vera has been using for hundreds of thousands of years as a topical skin treatment. It is very common in India, as well as Southeast Asian cuisines. It can also be eaten, either raw or cooked.
Besides other benefits, Aloe Vera is good for detoxification. As discussed, Aloe Vera is good for digestion that not only detoxifies your body but also well for your regular bowel movement; which is why the majority of Aloe Vera users like to add it with water and often with smoothies to clear the waste and toxins from their body.
It depends on your health condition, better you consult with a doctor, especially an Ayurveda practitioner or an herbalist. He or she will assist you whether you can take it in empty stomach or not. Though, for balancing digestion and elimination, it can be taken in empty stomach. The anti-inflammatory fatty-acids found in Aloe Vera alkalize the digestive juices as well as prevent the acidity, which is one of the most common causes of indigestion.
Aloe Vera is found to enhance the mucus secretion in the stomach. Thus, it cures stomach ulcer. A superfood used to treat various stomach issues. It has a protective property that protects the stomach from the damages caused due to ulcers.
An ulcer is nothing but erosion in the lining of the stomach, often called the duodenum. It is the first part of the small intestines that connects to the stomach. An ulcer is one’s stomach is called a gastric ulcer. An ulcer is one’s duodenum is generally called peptic ulcer. It is seen that most of the ulcers found are the erosions of the first layer of the inner lining. Whether the erosion goes sans limit, it is normally called a pit of the intestinal lining.
Aloe Vera is very easy to grow. It is India’s one of the most favorites and juicy plant that is low on maintenance as well as easy to grow.
Keep this medicinal plant Aloe Vera growing and keep nurturing so that you can use it and treat your gastric issues and other conditions naturally!
Kabbyik resides in Kolkata, India, better known the “City of Joy”. He has a passion for Naturopathy, Yoga, Mediation, Spirituality and healthy food. He is a health blogger and writer, also a researcher of alternative medicine. It is his dream to motivate people to live healthy life practicing yoga and meditation and eat healthy food as medicine. He believes that a good health always starts with good lifestyle, and a good lifestyle is associated with good food. People all across the globe love his blog www.yoga2all.com, it provides various information on health and wellness.