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Have you used aloe vera for its health benefits?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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In brief: Benefits

Aloe vera juice can assist with digestion if ingested prior to a meal.
It can be used to prevent & treat constipation. Aloe vera is reported to help some types of anemia. Some studies suggest that it may be helpful with weight loss & lowering blood glucose levels.It contains anti-inflammatory acids. Aloe vera soothes inflammed, burned skin & irritated skin & reduces the chance of skin infection.

In brief: Benefits

Aloe vera juice can assist with digestion if ingested prior to a meal.
It can be used to prevent & treat constipation. Aloe vera is reported to help some types of anemia. Some studies suggest that it may be helpful with weight loss & lowering blood glucose levels.It contains anti-inflammatory acids. Aloe vera soothes inflammed, burned skin & irritated skin & reduces the chance of skin infection.
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