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Aloe Gel

how to make aloe gel

Aloe Vera is a popular medicinal plant that has been used for thousands of years and apparently has many great qualities. Aloe has been known to…

  • Accelerate the healing of burns
  • Contain powerful antioxidants and antibacterial properties
  • Detoxify
  • Support the immune system
  • Lower cholesterol and blood sugar
  • Aid digestion.
  • Boost vitamin and mineral intake.
  • Promote hair growth.
  • When used as a rinse, helps reduce dental plaque build up
  • Help reduce and prevent acne
  • Hydrate skin

To name just a few…

I buy Aloe branches at a Mexican grocery store in Montreal, but I’ve seen them around other produce shops and markets.

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Step 1:  Wash and slice the leaf into manageable halved pieces:

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Step 4: Scoop the gel with a spoon and put it in a clean container:

 

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It’s That easy!

I put the gel in the blender or nutribullet for just a couple of seconds to liquefy it – that way it’s easier to use and to integrate into beverages, lotions, and other recipes.

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