You've got lots of it....about 8-10 pounds to be exact, and people are mostly concerned with the skin on there what? FACE - Right...we all want to Look Good.
So to give you a vital little secret that we love to use, pretty much on a daily basis, is the pretty well known green pokey plant called Aloe Vera.
This plant is not only good for the skin, but because of it's high silica content, along with
enzymes, minerals, anti-microbials, amino acids, and polysaccarides (beneficial sugars).
Aloe is also great for the hair, nails, bones, eyes and teeth. When used internally it's great for digestive issues such as gas, bloating, and more severe conditions like ulcers, gastritis or Crohn's Disease.
So what are the best ways to consume it?
There are a couple of ways to consume aloe. You can either buy it from your local health store in the vitamins section, or you can often times find it in the form of the whole leaf in the produce section.
We always go for the whole leaf, as fresher is better! Right? Once you get your fresh leaf, you simply fillet it with a knife but cutting the green skin off (careful of the spikes!)
Sometimes we blend it up in our smoothies; sometimes we make a cocktail with it by blending the aloe gel inside the blender with grapefruit or orange and lemon; sometimes we just cut it up and through in our mouths and chew it up and swallow.
Most people don't use the aloe skin. However, it does have it's benefits as well...so we will leave that up to you. Just always be sure to cut off the spikes.
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Peace be with you,
The Vital Life Foundation Family