Aloe vera has been since very long used in herbal medicines due to its rejuvenating, soothing and healing properties. The leaves of aloe vera’s plant contains a gel that is used lotions, creams, ointment and shampoos. Aloe latex can be derived from skin of leaves which are used in juice drinks, tablets, mouthwash and toothpaste. Several studies have shown that this juice can help improve blood glucose levels and may therefore be useful in treating people with diabetes. Aloe vera juice helps to lower cholesterol, stabilizes blood sugar, increase oxygen in the blood and enhances circulation. Aloe vera, grows in sub tropical and tropical landscapes, as well as thrives indoors too.
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This succulent is rich in potent phytocompounds which promotes complete healing. Polysaccharide is a natural anti-inflammatory and healing agent that enhances blood oxygenation and circulation. Allantoin is a natural chemical compound that has a demulcent and soothing effect. Glucomannan is a water-soluble fiber that has blood sugar lowering effects. Several studies have indicated that were the histological changes in liver, pancreas and small intestine. Along with lowering sugar levels, there were functional improvements in the organs which control sugar.
Aloe vera has hypoglycemic ability as well as beneficial for those diagnosed with both insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus and non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus. 5-15ml or two doses of aloe vera juice can decrease blood sugar considerably. Initially take one teaspoon each day and once the body gets adjusted, increase it up to 3 teaspoons per day. You can consume it with a natural sweetener like honey.