I’m sure you’re thinking this is crazy – using aloe for weight loss? I know, aloe is normally something you use topically for burns, right? I’ve been learning so much about aloe lately and actually seem to find more aloe “juice” on the shelves than aloe gel for skin. Aloe juice is very healthy – read on to find out just how to use aloe for weight loss!
How to Use Aloe for Weight Loss
Weight loss is one of the most difficult things that many people take on in their lives. This is why so many call it a journey. This journey can take you through dietary changes, fitness changes, and through different weight loss supplements. This can take a toll on your body, especially if the supplements you are using are not 100% natural. One of the options for natural, healthy weight loss is aloe. Here are some ways to use aloe for weight loss.
Aloe Weight Loss Tea
One of the ways that many people use aloe as part of their weight loss journey is to make an aloe tea. The easiest way to do this is to use an aloe juice that has been pre-made. You can thin do a half and half mix of the aloe juice with a lemon and ginger tea. This will give you the benefits of the aloe juice as well as digestion help with the lemon to boost metabolism and the ginger to soothe your stomach.
Aloe Vera Drink
Aloe Vera Drink by George’s Always Active Aloe tastes like spring water. Requires no refrigeration or special handling. Contains no preservatives or additives. Most other Aloe Vera products have the thick greenish substance just beneath the rind in the latex layer of the plant is where the aloins and anthraqinones are located. These substances are irritants and when ingested can cause cramping and diarrhea and in some cases nausea. Georges Aloe is a refined product. We remove the antagonistic compounds that cause the bitter taste and irritation to the GI tract.
Tea, especially hot tea, may not be your thing. If that is the case you may want to go with an option that works better for you. This may be in the form of a smoothie. All you need is aloe juice, strawberries, bananas, and a mango if you would like. Make your smoothie as normal, with one slight change. Instead of adding water or yogurt, add the aloe juice instead. Blend as normal and then drink as normal. You will get the same benefits from the aloe as with other methods and it may fit into your lifestyle a little easier.
Aloe and Ginger Root Iced Tea
So, hot tea isn’t your thing. Smoothies are something that is too labor intensive or just not something you do. There is another way you can gain the benefit of aloe juice for weight loss and still not have an issue with having to drink hot tea or smoothies. You can add it to ginger root iced tea. Simply make your iced tea as normal and add juiced ginger root and your aloe juice. Mix it up and enjoy. It is fairly easy to make and you can keep it in your fridge for several days to a week.
By using one or all of these methods, you can help boost your weight loss and speed along your journey to your goals. Keep in mind, this is just one of the natural methods but it is also one of the easiest to work into your current routine.