Aloe Vera is super … for acid reflux
You learn something new every day. The good folks over at refluxcookbookblog.com have found more good uses for aloe vera.
Known to the Egyptians 6,000 years ago as “the plant of immortality,” the aloe vera plant is again gaining a place of distinction amongst health conscious people, and not just as a topical gel to treat wounds, skin infections, burns and other skin conditions.1-4 More and more this plant’s spiky leaves can be found popping up among the other mixed greens at local markets and health food stores. A properly prepared inch or half-inch section of aloe vera (see below) can be added to juices, salads, soups, etc. We can attest that it is good for reflux and it is great in our smoothie.