Aloe Vera Tea
By Patricia Uyeh
Aloe vera tea is nutritious and has many benefits when it comes to a healthy lifestyle. Aloe vera tea comes from the sap of an aloe plant. Modern medicine makes use of aloe vera plant to cure skin problems arising from cuts, burns and eczema. Aloe can also help treat skin conditions such as rashes or insect bites. The aloe vera tea is 100% natural, no caffeine added and no calories. It improves the body immune system and allows one to sleep like a baby. Aloe vera tea has a wonderful aroma and tastes really good.
Things You’ll Need to prepare Aloe vera tea
Aloe Vera jelly or concentrate
Brew a cup of your desired flavored tea. Choose from black, herbal, or green tea.
How to prepare Aloe Vera Tea
Add 1 tsp. of aloe vera jelly to the cup of brewed
Gently squeeze the jelly from the cut leaves of the aloe vera plant if you want to have the freshest product.
Add honey to the aloe vera tea to serve as sweetener. This is based on individual preference.
Stir the tea with a spoon until the honey blends with the mixture and its ready to drink.
Benefits of Aloe Vera Tea
It improves digestion
Aloe vera tea helps the digestive system. It acts a tonic, regulating digestion and dealing with acid reflux. Having a taste of aloe vera tea would help you feel better if you have stomach ache. The tea helps fight against fungal activity in your stomach, getting rid of parasites and cleaning your body from all kinds of bacteria. It cleanses the liver.
It boosts the immune system
Aloe vera tea helps to improve strength and reduce your stress levels. It builds your vitality that helps you cope with the pressures of everyday life. Consuming this tea is highly nutritive, with the nourishment for the brain and skin. It also helps to improve the metabolism, and build muscles. It eliminates toxins in the blood. It also improves blood circulation and helps you to lower cholesterol levels, relieving headaches and coughs.
Other benefits include treating high cholesterol levels and regulating blood sugar for those who are diabetics.
However, there might be possible side effects of Aloe Vera tea. It can cause abdominal cramps and pains due to its laxative effects on the body. Although there is not enough facts to buttress these effects, consuming the latex of the plant has also been linked to kidney damage and miscarriages. So take with caution.