All of us are familiar with the plant of Aloe Vera. It belongs to cactus family that has thick and large leaves that store water and is found in dry climatic regions mostly. The plant besides enhancing the beauty and décor of your garden is famous for its anti-inflammatory, healing and soothing properties. The gel present in its leaves is considered to be its secret, rich in vitamins, minerals and other nutrients is considered to be one of the finest herbal remedy for internal and external health issues.

The other form in which the Aloe Vera plant is widely used is the Aloe Vera (AV) juice which can heal, repair and clean your body and can support your immune system all naturally. So, there are a number of benefits of drinking Aloe Vera juice but there are certain risk as well which needs to be taken seriously. Before starting to consume Aloe Vera juice you need to consult a doctor or a health expert to take the advice about it. Plus all Aloe juice cannot be consumed internally so one should not consume such drinks and self-medication is always bad, take proper guidance before any such step.

-Hair and Skin benefits
Aloe juice is beneficial for your skin and hair. By drinking Aloe Vera juice regularly can result in keeping your skin and scalp hydrated and helps in regaining their lost moisture. Making your skin glowing and fresh and slowing down the aging process by eliminating the fine lines and wrinkles from the skin. Plus by keeping scalp healthy the hair growth will be promoted and hair loss would be reduced.

-Digestive Benefits
Aloe Vera is full of nutrients that are helpful in healing and soothing your skin when used topical/externally. The juice of Aloe Vera when consumed can help in soothing your digestive tract and can decrease various infections, ulcers or inflammation in intestines and stomach. It also increases healthy bacteria presence in your body that helps in digestion and increase metabolism rate too.

-Immune Benefits
Many researches and studies have revealed that Aloe Vera plant contains anti-viral, anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, anti-inflammation properties that are quite supporting for your immune system because it cleanses your body from toxins and free radicals. Plus Aloe Vera juice boosts your immune system keeping it safe from many allergies or other immune disorders by blessing your immune system with health.


-Heart Benefits
Aloe Vera if taken internally can show a remarkable improvement in the blood circulation. Researches show that Aloe Vera consumption can also decrease the level of fat in high cholesterol patients. Overall, it would be helpful for reducing the blood clotting and fatty deposits in your arteries. Aloe Vera is also considered to be beneficial for diabetic patients. Although there are still many researches to be done in order to determine the exact benefits of Aloe Vera.

-Diarrhea Risk
Beside the benefits of consuming Aloe Vera for various issues, drinking of its juice can also create some adverse effects like diarrhea. This can happen due to the reason that Aloe Vera consists of a substance which is latex named as anthraquinone. Cramps, dehydration and pain due to diarrhea can also occur. So, it is important to consult a doctor before consuming Aloe Vera internally.

There is no doubt that Aloe Vera is very beneficial for maintaining one’s health and can cure millions of issues starting from minor burns to maintaining cardiovascular health. However, like anything else if you are aiming for self-medication and you are thinking that there is no need of consulting an expert before consuming it then you might be wrong. There can be adverse effects if you are not taking the required amount of Aloe Vera for the treatment because the need of Aloe Vera consumption can be different for different individuals even if you are having a same condition. It is necessary to take the advice before consuming the Aloe Vera juice because by doing so much future health issues and risks can be avoided.

So, always follow the advice and try not to do self-medication because you need to remember that your health is very important and you need to take its care.