The ancient Egyptians referred to aloe vera as “the plant of immortality” and believed it to improve health and longevity. This savory succulent is part of the Lily family and known commonly for external applications, but has a whole host of internal benefits when ingested. This adaptogenic superplant strengthens the immune system, aids digestion, and supports all around well-being..
Why we love it:
- Supports healthy, glowing skin
- Helps the body break down food and keeps things moving
- Helps with nutrient absorption
- Mild earthy flavour makes for a great addition to smoothies
Did you know?
Legend has it that Alexander the Great used aloe to treat the wounds of his warriors and even conquered an island off the coast of Africa just to secure supplies of their aloe crop!
Add a scoop of aloe into a glass of water with freshly squeezed lemon and a little honey for a super powered homemade lemonade that's sure to get you glowing.