Do you ever get that feeling that something just isn’t right? Well, if you have that uneasy feeling in the pit of your stomach when it comes to aloe laxatives, you may want to listen to it. Suspicions over the safety of aloe laxatives have arisen in the research world. An aloe leaf does not only contain aloe gel (that clear, gel-like substance) but also aloe latex: a yellow discharge found right under the leaf skin’s surface. Aloe latex is known for alleviating constipation, as it helps cleanse your digestive tract. Many companies have taken advantage of aloe latex’s ability to get those bowel movements going, making orally-taken products containing this all-natural laxative. But here are three things that may peak your interest, as they hint at the danger of aloe laxatives:
Just wanted to share this fantastic, and accidental, photo by photographer Adam Gormley. [Read more...]
I hope everyone had a great weekend. It certainly could have been warmer, but I know we’ll get there soon enough! In the mean time, we can get our dry skin ready for summer. Aloe can help, of course.
I ordered some all natural Aloe Vera shampoo and conditioner last night from an online and I can’t wait to give it a go. I was waiting till I ran out of my normal duo, but I decided to just go for it. [Read more...]