Costa Rica Aloe Vera Juice
Aloe Vera is one of the most amazing plants found on this planet, due to the plethora of healing properties and other life giving elements it contains. The aloe vera plant has been used in medicine and cosmetics for centuries if not milleniums. Ancient manuscripts and records show that for over 5000 years the aloe vera plant has been used for its healing wonders and medicinal properties.
Many legends exist that tell varied stories about aloe vera. It has been said that through advice given to Alexander the Great by Aristotle, that he conquered a tiny island off the coast of Africa call Socotra, where field after field of aloe vera plant existed. Alexander the Great used the aloe vera plant and gel to help cure soldiers of their wounds. An even more well known legend tells that Cleopatra, the Egyptian Queen, used the aloe vera plant and gel to give her incredibly soft and beautiful skin. Aloe vera was/is called "The Plant of Immortality" by the ancient Egyptians. American Indians called aloe vera "The Wand of Heaven", believing that anyone that was touched by the inner gel would be healed instantly of their skin disorders. Aloe vera is also know as the "Miracle Plant" and the "First Aid Plant" as well.
Aloe is most commonly thought to have originated from Africa. There are over 300 species of aloe today and of those 300 species, only 4 or 5 types are known to have medicinal, curative and beneficial properties. The most popular type of aloe is known as aloe vera or scientifically barbadensis miller. The Bible also speaks of aloe vera in over a dozen passages, where it is referred to as a "bitter herb." The body of Jesus was anointed with bitter aloes before being placed into the tomb (John 19:39)
Thousands of year laters, modern scientists have verified these ancient claims made about this incredible plant. Aloe vera is mostly known today for the role it plays in cosmetics products, however just as powerfully as aloe vera works from the outside in, it also works amazingly from the inside out - in juice form. Over 200 identifiable chemical constituents are found with aloe vera. Of these 200, 75 of them are comprised of vitamins, minerals, amino acids (the building blocks of proteins), enzymes, polysaccharides, salicylic acid, saponins and sterols; all of which have amazingly beneficial characteristics for the health of our bodies!!! To see a complete list of these and short descriptions of how the body uses them, check out our aloe vera benefits page and see the wonders of this plant. Aloe vera has been known to be a natural anti-inflammatory, antifungal, and antibiotic. It also boosts the immune system and promotes proper cell function.
If you are still not convinced as to the the potency of this amazing plant, check out our top 10 reasons to buy aloe vera. Perhaps one of the best things about aloe vera unlike other products is that it is small enough that you can actually grow your own aloe vera in your home. You can keep any quantity of plants that you wish even if you are in colder areas, and with the right care they can thrive in an situation. In fact, my mother in law, who is now in her 80's has often times made us a concoction of two large Aloe leafs, honey and whiskey mixed together, which apparently was a recipe invented by a catholic priest long ago to cure cancer. It is a great drink and we enjoy it everyday. You have nothing to lose and everything to gain by trying Costa Rica Aloe Vera juice. Begin to experience the wonders this plant by drinking Costa Rica Aloe Vera juice and feel renewed from the inside out!