A simple and refreshing beverage that will make you glow like a super hero.
Ingredients (serves 4) all organic
- 2 Pears
- 2 Green Apple
- 1/2 of a large Aloe Vera leaf
- piece of raw Turmeric
Start with prepping all of the ingredients to be juiced. Juice that Cucumber, Aloe and Turmeric first. The pulp may be used for an ultra hydrating facial mask. or can be placed under the eyes to remove puffiness and help with hydration and circulation. Add the pears and the green apples and your juice is ready.
According to the National Institutes of Health, strong scientific evidence indicates that aloe vera juice has potent laxative properties. The Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center attributes these properties to an active chemical compound called anthraquinone. While these laxative properties make it an effective treatment for constipation, aloe vera juice may cause diarrhea and cramping in some people. Furthermore, the use of aloe vera juice as a laxative for more than seven days may not only lead to a dependency on the remedy, but may result in a worsening
Aloe Vera contains over 200 active compounds including vitamin, minerals, amino acids, enzymes, polysaccharide, and fatty acids. The bulk of aloe vera leaf is filled with a clear gel like substance, which is approximately 99% water. Part of the health benefits of aloe vera juice are attributed to it's high concentration of saponin, which can act as an anti-microbial agent. Humans have used aloe therapeutically for over 6000 years.