Summer is officially here! We are celebrating with our signature "Tropical Aloe Drink."
Why Aloe? A leaf know for many benefits internally and externally and have been used for centuries by many cultures. "2000 years ago, the Greek scientists regarded Aloe vera as the universal panacea. The Egyptians called Aloe “the plant of immortality.” Today, the Aloe vera plant has been used for various purposes in dermatology" per NIH.
Aloe vera has about 75 active compounds, and this study points out that, aloe has compounds that are analgesic (pain reducer), antibacterial, antiviral, anti-inflammatory, anti-ulcerative, promotes wound healing, has laxative effect and is proven to be safe and effective to treat IBS, or Irritable Bowel Syndrome.
Here is the recipe: our signature "Tropical Aloe Drink". taken from our E.A.T B.etter series ™ Eat like a boss ™ progam ebook.
2 Tbsp aloe gel
3/4 cup pineapple
¼ cup coconut water (no added sugar)
1. Wash and chop, then slice aloe open. Using a spoon scoop out aloe gel, rinse gel under cool water and place leftovers in air tight container to freezer for up to 2-3 months or refrigerate for 3 days.
2. Add the 1/4 cup aloe to blender.
3. Slice fresh pineapples (frozen is also okay to use) and add to blender with aloe.
Next add your coconut water and blend until smooth, and enjoy!
ALOE VERA: A SHORT REVIEW
Aloe vera Is Effective and Safe in Short-term Treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
Aloe Vera; A new treatment for atrophic vaginitis, A randomized double-blinded controlled trial https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0378874120336485
Effects of Aloe vera on the Regulation of Thyroxine Release in FRTL-5 Thyroid Cells