Aloe vera Cucumber Smoothie Recipe
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Aloe- vera: if this plant is not part of your kitchen herb garden, you are doing skin care wrong. Aloe- Vera is actually your answer one word answer to great hair, skin and weight loss!
Aloe vera promotes the growth of good gut bacteria. This gut bacteria in turn will clear the body of toxins and the same will reflect on your skin. There is also nothing such as too much aloe vera. I recommend having this smoothie daily and you will start seeing its benefits in as less as 15 days.
Smoothies are always a great idea for hectic mornings. This one is wholesome, filling, and cooling.
This smoothie includes all of the 4 food groups, to ensure varied sources of nutrients. A bright green,
playful colour is a relief for an eye and digestion.
Whip it together in couple minutes. A snack or a meal in a jar, that Is wholesome. Take it with you to
Aloe vera benefits:
1. Blood sugar regulation - Ingested aloe vera in liquid and powder form, it helped improve the
regulation of blood sugar levels.
2. Improve skin health – Aloe vera has many positive effects on the skin. Collagen is an
important protein that provides structure and elasticity to the skin.
3. Relieves acid reflux - The antibacterial properties of aloe vera kills the bacteria associated
with acid reflux and improves digestion so the system can come back into balance.
4. Weight – loss - Aloe vera can help with both metabolic processes. The B-vitamins and
enzymes in aloe vera make it excellent at burning fat. When actively losing weight, your
body naturally goes into detox mode.
Aloe vera is a very potent, medicinal plant. It has a whole array of uses for health and wellness and
it’s all because of its extensive nutritional profile.
Vitamin C is essential for processes such as the formation of iron, immune system support,
and maintenance of bones and teeth. Aloe vera contains a good amount of vitamin C (9.1 g
for every 1 cup of aloe vera juice)
Vitamin B12 , Vitamin A & Vitamin E
Forms of Aloe vera
The aloe vera leaf comprises three parts: the skin, the latex, and the gel.
The latex - A thin layer of yellow gel between the skin and gel of the aloe leaf. The latex contains the
compounds that are responsible for laxative effects.
The skin - Is completely edible and many people include it in salads or as a vegetable to dip into
The gel - Is edible as well and contains the most therapeutic benefits. When filleting the aloe gel,
you want to avoid the latex as consuming too much of it can cause serious side effects.
Wash, clean and cut up an aloe vera leaf, that promotes the growth of good bacteria in the gut. The
good gut bacteria help clear the body and toxins. Aloe vera is the solution to our hair and skin
Where to find it?
Aloe vera is cultivated throughout India, the best way to get it freshly is to plant it in your kitchen
garden or balcony. Your nearest framer’s market probably has it, too. Aloe vera gel for consumption
is sold in a store in the form of aloe vera leaves. You can buy them in most natural grocery stores.
Simply cut the leaf, split open, and scoop out the gel filet, avoiding the latex part.
Aloe vera soft gels are also available at most health food stores. This is a good option if you are a
busy individual and want something easy and on the go. Be sure to choose a natural, organic brand.
- 1 aloe leaf
- 1 medium cucumber (pealed and cut)
- 1 cup green tea
- 5-6 almonds
- Bunch full mint leaves
- 1 tbps dates syrup
- Blend all and enjoy.
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