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4 super convincing reasons to drink aloe vera juice on an empty stomach

Published on:4 April 2021, 11:00am IST
Drinking aloe vera juice right in the morning on an empty stomach can enhance its positive effects on your health.
Grace Bains
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What you have first thing in the morning matters the most! Image courtesy: Shutterstock
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What you eat right in the morning matters because your stomach is empty at this point in the day and this will enhance the digestion of the first thing you consume. So, ideally, you should consume something that is healthy, full of nutrition, a powerhouse of vitamins and will keep you hydrated all day long. Aloe vera can do all this when consumed right in the morning on an empty stomach!

Aloe vera can be spotted quite commonly in India. It is essentially a succulent that has been used for medicinal properties since ancient times. This is because it is rich in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Not only does it have topical uses due to its soothing and wound-healing properties but does wonders for our health when consumed on a daily basis, particularly on an empty stomach to enhance its absorption.

Here are 4 reasons you need to consume aloe vera first thing right in the morning:

1. Digestion

Good digestive health ensures all your other organ systems function smoothly and that your body is able to absorb important nutrients. If you don’t take adequate care of your digestive health, it can lead to other medical issues such as constipation and vitamin deficiencies. Aloe vera contains several enzymes that aid the digestive process, making it more effective.

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Aloe vera juice can improve your digestive system. Image courtesy: Shutterstock
2. Hydration

Aloe vera is extremely rich in terms of water content. By consuming it right in the morning on an empty stomach, you’re providing your body with a boost of fluids first thing. This will help your system to push out toxins and clear your body of impurities that might have an adverse effect on the organ systems. In addition, you need to keep your body hydrated also in order to maintain a healthy electrolyte balance and aloe vera can prove to be helpful in that.

3. Nutrition boost

You probably already know that vitamins and minerals are absolutely essential to staying healthy and preventing various illnesses. Turns out, aloe vera is a powerhouse of both. It contains calcium, magnesium, folic acid, and vitamins C, A and E. At the same time, it is extremely low on calories. Hence, you can reap the benefits of these minerals and vitamins without worrying about disturbing your calorie count. Consuming aloe vera on an empty stomach regularly will help you stay away from deficiencies and keep yourself strong.

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Trust aloe vera gel to nourish your locks like no other. Image courtesy: Shutterstock
4. Skin and hair health

You are what you eat. Your skin and hair health is a marker of how healthy you are. Having aloe vera can prove to be a boon! You see, it is extremely rich in vitamins and antioxidants which are needed by your skin and hair. The vitamins will boost your health and the antioxidants will fight the action of free radicals, ensuring healthy skin regeneration. Not only will you have clear and smooth skin but even your hair will be protected against falling and premature greying.

How to consume aloe vera?

Aloe vera is consumed in its juice, or gel form which is obtained from the substance present in its leaves. You can grow aloe vera at home, cutting up its leaves to obtain the gel present in them. There are, however, many brands that sell aloe vera juice which is equally effective!

You will only need to consume 2 tablespoons every day to stay healthy!

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Grace is someone who likes writing enough to make a living out of it. When she isn’t writing, you will find her having chai and reading a book.