Aloe Vera has long been known to contain healing properties. Recently people have been touting the benefits of drinking aloe vera juice. It is believed to be a digestive aid that helps in the removal of waste from the colon. It is also thought to aid in irritable bowel syndrome and promote a better sense of well being by eliminating waste from the body. Here you will learn to make a cost saving aloe vera juice, which, after using it for a few weeks, might leave you feeling healthier and more energetic.
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How to Make Homemade Aloe Vera Juice
Extract the aloe vera gel. Do not use any portion of the outer plant. Use only the innermost gel from inside the leaves: The leaf portion can cause stomach upset. You can extract the gel by simply squeezing it into the measuring spoon.
Wash the cucumber and apple, and then peel and chop them. They are now ready for the juicer.
Use fresh lemon juice. Squeeze 2 TBS lemon juice into the juicer.
Blend well in the juicer. Serve over ice if desired. Add a sprig of mint for a light flavor. Do not keep the juice for longer than one week in the refrigerator.