Aloe Vera / Aelwah / Musbir / Sebir (صبر / ایلوا / مصبر) also known as Indian Aloe and Aloe Barbadensis Miller, is a thick, short-stemmed plant that stores water in its leaves. It is a popular medicinal plant that has been used for thousands of years. It is best known for treating skin injuries, but also has several other beneficial effects on health.
It is narrated by Abu Dawood on the authority of Qias Ibn Raf’e that Prophet Muhammad Sallallaho Alaihe Wasallam said :
“ماذا فى الأَمَرَّيْن من الشِّفَاءِ ؟ الصَّبِرُ والثُّفَّاءُ”
“What a CURE the two bitter remedies carry, Aloe Vera & Cress”.
[Abu Dawood, Kitab Al Marasil, Qays Bin Rafi Al Qaysi]
Aloe Vera health benefits includes,
- Reduces Inflammation
- Eases Heartburn And Acid Reflux
- Reduces Cholesterol And Regulates Blood Sugar
- Maintains Oral Health
- Builds Immunity
- Lowers Risk Of Cancer
- Helps In Treating Hemorrhoids
- Prevents Signs Of Aging
- Moisturizes Skin
- Reduces Acne And Helps Lighten Blemishes
- Helps With Sunburns And Reduces Tan
- Heals External Wounds And Insect Bites
- Reduces Stretch Marks
- Promotes Hair Growth
- Reduces Dandruff
- Conditions Hair
Using Aloe Vera topically does not come with any significant side effects. However, consuming it could cause blood sugar levels to go down – so diabetic patients should be cautious if they are taking it as a remedy for piles.
Aloe latex has laxative properties and can cause gastrointestinal discomfort.
The aloe gel should be avoided by pregnant and breastfeeding women. It may aggravate any intestinal conditions and kidney problems. Aloe vera lowers blood sugar, so diabetics and people who are about to
This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.