Aloe Vera, binomial name Aloe Vera and it is a plant that has been used historically in various traditional cultures for its medicinal values. In Tamil language, it is called asKatRaazhai which has rich source of calcium, Sodium, Iron, Potassium, Manganese, Zinc, Folic acid, Amino Acids and Vitamin A, B1, B2, B6, B12, C &E. Aloe Vera contains 7 out of 8 essential amino acids required by our body and therefore it can play a vital role for fulfilling our need of protein in our body.
It is popularly used in siddha medical system for several thousands of years for its wondrous properties to treat a wide range of diseases, as well as to rejuvenate and revitalize the body. It is most impressive medicinal herb invented by nature, which offers the amazing variety of healing benefits.
Some of the many benefits of Aloe Vera include:
Increases the secretion of insulin, helps in reducing excessive blood glucose levels
Increases glucose absorption and fatty acid oxidation and improves insulin sensitivity
Heals the wound in diabetic patient
Helps reduce inflammation in the body like rheumatism, inflammation of ears and eyes and arthritis.
cures bowel problems due to its high anti-inflammatory properties
The high vitamin content in it boosts up your body’s immune system and increase your body's fighting power against infection
Helps the body to heal itself from cancer by activating the white blood cells and promoting growth of non-cancerous cells
Due to its immune system stimulant properties, It seems to help prevent opportunistic infections in cases of HIV and AIDS
Helps to clear the colitis
Helps in the growth of good bacteria in the gut
Good digestive agent and helps indigestive disorders
Constipation, diarrhea, indigestion, irritable bowel syndrome etc are cured by the flushing action
Hepatoprotective - Activates the liver and spleen
Helps to cool body
Helps to beat Anemia
It has rich source of iron and folic acid
It is a good remedy for urinary diseases, kidney problems, prostate problems
It prevents kidney stones and protects the body from oxalates which is in coffee and tea.
It prevents and treats candida infections.
It reduces symptoms of psoriasis
It protects body from Oxidative stress
It eases heartburns and ulcers
It is a moisturizer (moisturizes the skin and helps to remove dead cells, wrinkles and fine lines) and used as shampoo
It keeps the hair moisturized and allows hair growth and also widely used for curing dandruff
The above information is to share the knowledge of Traditional Siddha Herbs and do not serve as a medical advice.