Weight Loss: Aloe Vera Juice Is What You Need

Aloe vera is one of the most commonly grown plants in Indian households because of its ample health benefits. It has always been the first choice of people when it comes to getting clear skin, and improving hair quality but it actually has many more benefits that most of us don’t know about.  

Also known as gwar patha, aloe vera is known for its health benefits for ages. If some sources are to be believed, the earliest record of Aloe Vera is on a Sumerian tablet dating from 2100 BC. It was used to great effect by Greek and Roman physicians. Researchers have found that both the ancient Chinese and Indians used Aloe Vera. Some people may confuse aloe vera juice and aloe vera gel. Both are two different things and are used for different purposes.  

Let us tell you that the term gel refers to the inner leaf only, whereas Juice refers to "Aloe Latex" I.e., a bitter substance found just under the leaf's skin. While the gel is full of antiseptic and hydrating properties, it is generally used topically while the juice is meant for oral consumption. Aloe vera can work magically for those suffering from diabetes and those who are struggling to lose weight. Let us know about other benefits of aloe vera juice. 

Manages Blood Sugar Level 

As per a study published in the Journal of Traditional and Complementary Medicine, aloe vera consumption may help in controlling diabetes and achieving better fasting blood glucose levels. It can actually help control sugar levels in people with type-2 diabetes.  

Improves Oral Health  

Aloe Vera is packed with antibacterial properties that can work like magic when it comes it improving oral health. Not only it prevents plaque buildup in the teeth but also battles mouth infections and gum inflammation.  

Smoothens Digestion  

Because of its anti-inflammatory properties, aloe vera juice can actually promote good digestion and curb the risk of stomach ulcers. When consumed on alternative days, it can actually help you smoothen the digestive process. 

Boosts Immunity 

Aloe Vera has a high content of vitamin C and thus helps in boosting immunity. Even during the COVID-19 pandemic, we had so many juices to make our immunity stronger and aloe vera juice was one of them. Besides, it can also help in antibody production and improve cell immunity.  

On this happy note, let us give you a quick aloe vera and lemon juice recipe. Drinking this juice every day can actually help you shed those extra kilos. Follow the steps below and take a step ahead in living a healthy life. 


  • 1 lemon 
  • 2 tbsp aloe vera 
  • 1 tbsp raw honey 
  • Mint 


  • First, take an aloe vera leaf and slice it.  
  • Carefully remove the gel and keep it aside.  
  • Take a blender and add aloe gel, water, honey, and lemon juice. 
  • Blend everything together.  
  • Pour the mixture into a glass and serve with coriander leaves.