Aloe Vera Leaf Powder

The most useful parts of aloe as a plant are the gel and latex. The former is received from the cells located in the central part of the leaf; and the latex is received from the cells just under the leaf skin. Aloe gel can be very helpful in treatment different skin diseases such as psoriasis, as it is used in supplements to improve sleep, sample midnite sleep aid. In addition, Aloe seems to speed wound healing by enhancing blood circulation via the damaged area and by preventing death of the cells located around the wound. Aloe gel possesses properties harmful to definite types of fungi and bacteria. Aloe latex includes chemicals that have a laxative effect.
The same effects are demonstrated by one of the forms of Aloe medicines - Aloe Vera Leaf Powder. The fresh leaves are properly washed, cut into small pieces with skin, and then dried at 60-65 degrees. Then these dry pieces are grinded into powder. One can either buy Aloe Vera Leaf Powder or make it on one's own. Further the powder can be used for making medicine recipes.

Aloe Vera Leaf Powder is received by collecting fresh leaves which are further cleaned with detergent water to get rid of impurities. The leaves are then washed with fresh water, ground and spray dried. The ready product is used as laxative in constipation, viral hepatitis, anthelminic, and other liver ailments. Aloe Vera Leaf Powder is the product that if dissolved in water forms an Aloe Vera gel.
Internal usage of Aloe vera is not recommended for nursing and pregnant women. As it is a laxative a great amount of water must be taken. Consumption of this herb may lead to watery stools and gastrointestinal upset. It should not be used for a long period of time.
Oral ingestion of Aloe vera Leaf Powder may lead to serious diarrhea, which in a result, can cause electrolyte imbalance, dry mouth, kidney dysfunction, nausea, headache, and other symptoms of dehydration. At the same time, topical application of Aloe vera Leaf Powder may stimulate erythema, contact dermatitis, or phototoxicity.

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