''
Back to all discussions

Home-made Aloe Vera

Hey everyone! I have wonderful experience with FRESH aloe vera gel...
It has soothing, anti‐inflammatory, antibacterial, and wound‐healing properties, and it stimulates the immune system. You can use it both externally and internally. The best thing you can do is prepare your own fresh aloe gel at home—aloe vera can be bought in most gardening shops. Use a knife (preferably ceramic) to cut off a leaf. Cut it longitudinally, and let the clear gel drop into a prepared bowl. Gently scrape the gel off the leaf with the knife, but be careful not to catch the dark green inner layer of the leaf skin with it—it irritates both the skin and digestive tract. Once you have enough clear gel, rub it gently onto the skin and let it dry.
Fresh homemade aloe juice is great as well, but again: be careful not to drink the dark green part of the leaf. The dark green layer of the leaf skin may cause stomach cramps or diarrhea when swallowed. Drink the clear gel either alone or add it to a fruit juice—it will wonderfully harmonize the digestive tract.
Good luck! 😉

  1. I like to drink aloe vera but when i put it on my body i feel so slimy and my skin doesnt seem to like it. i will try to add it to my juices as well

    or create an account to reply.