If you have ever had a sunburn then you know that one of the absolute best remedies is natural Aloe Vera gel. It soothes the burning and pain and it also reduces inflammation so that the pain isn’t intensified. Also, it is known to protect against blistering. What many people aren’t aware of is that Aloe Vera can also be used to treat digestive problems and as a weight control supplement.
It can be used to treat Irritable Bowel Syndrome among a whole plethora of other digestive tract illnesses. Aloe Vera has been an effective treatment for gastrointestinal problems such as Crohn’s Disease, Acid Reflux and even ulcers. It lends almost immediate relief, it soothes and many naturopaths find that it actually heals painful sores on the lining of the intestines. The gel is used in adjunct to weight loss regimens because it effectively helps to keep the colon cleansed and free from toxic waste build up.
Aloe Vera also helps to restore the Ph balance to the intestines which also has healing effects. That is one of the reasons it is so potent in treating ulcers. By restoring the acid to alkaline balance ulcers begin to heal. They are not further irritated by an excess of acidity in the system. Another fact that many people are unaware of is that too little stomach acid can create digestive disturbances as well. Because Aloe Vera restores the balance it effectively treats those conditions as well.
You can treat burns and insect bites and cuts and scrapes and a multitude of other external ailments with the gel. It has been used for literally thousands of years and is known to be especially safe. There are no known side effects that should give you cause for concern.