Die Aloe Vera, Latin aloe barbadensis miller, looks like a cactus but belongs to the lily family. It is one of the oldest known medicinal plants and grows in the arid and semi-arid regions of Africa, Central and South America. The gel like inside of the leaf, which can store water and nutrients for long periods of drought, was already used by advanced civilisations to maintain beauty and well-being. Of the more than 300 types of aloe, „Aloe barbadensis miller“ has the best properties for our skin and human organism.
Taken as a juice, aloe vera activates our entire organism.
The main active ingredient is a long-chain type of sugar, mucopolysaccharid acemannan. In addition to the active ingredient acemannan, there are other valuable ingredients in the aloe vera plant. Above all, there are numerous minerals, enzymes, amino acids and vitamins.
Aloe vera has been part of natural pharmacy for centuries in India and many countries in Central America.
Due to its extensive properties, aloe vera has also been known as the “first aid plant” in the past.
Researchers have repeatedly discovered new properties of the plant over the past 50 years which have a positive effect on our entire organism.