What first seemed like just another passing fad and a trendy product amongst yuppies, has not only remained in the public limelight for some time now, but it has also increased in popularity throughout the country. No, we’re not talking about a water machine dispenser or some teeny bobber singing sensation whose face is plastered on everything from billboards to cereal boxes. We’re talking about aloe vera water.
Much like coconut water, the consumption and popularity of aloe vera water has risen significantly in recent years. As a result, consumers will find a variety of brands as well as different flavours in most major retail outlets. And, if you have a water machine for home and enjoy making your own flavoured water, you can find several recipes for aloe vera water online.
These days quite a few people are opting to enjoy either a refreshing cool drink from a water machine or a glass of fruit juice or even a bottle of aloe vera water as opposed to other soft drinks on the market. One of the main reasons for this is that aside from being refreshing, all these other beverages are considered a healthy alternative to soft drinks.
Health benefits of aloe vera water
- Antioxidant properties.
- Boosts the immune system.
- Aids the digestive system.
- Lowers cholesterol and blood pressure.
- Reduces inflammation.
- Good for the skin.
- Helps fight bacterial and viral infections.
- Contains several minerals as well as vitamin C and vitamin B-12.
If you are considering adding aloe vera water to your diet, first speak to your doctor, especially if you are on any medication or using other vitamin supplements. Aloe vera water should not drunk by people who are allergic to any of the ingredients.
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