The Aloe Vera juice craze is on the rise!!
Aloe Vera juice is known to have many beneficial factors. Extracted from the Aloe plant, the juice is made up of purified water, sugar, Aloe Vera gel, Aloe Vera powder, calcium, honey, and so forth. It can be mixed in with any juice or vegetable drink you like and can be used for many health purposes.
According to www.livestrong.com, Aloe Vera may help reduce the risk of lung cancer, control type II diabetes, and treat skin burns. Aloe can be used in various forms such as lotions and pills and is also used regularly for skin and hair treatments.
Aloe Vera juice has become very popular among teenagers and adults. “I love drinking Aloe Vera juice, I have very dry skin and it prevents me from not being so dry,” Chabot student Sequoia Wheeler-Capers said.
The juice is becoming a craze and is also very cost efficient, “I’m not sure how much we sell a day specifically, but it is a lot,” Hayward Walgreen’s worker Abraham said. “Right now we have a sale on Aloe Vera juice, it is buy 2 for $5,” Abraham further explained. Walgreen’s also sells two flavors of the juice; peach and mango.
Even though there are many valuable aspects of Aloe Vera juice, there are some side effects that people should look out for if they drink it habitually. According to the Nutrition, Health, and Fitness Resource Center, Aloe Vera juice when consumed in an excess amount, can lead to abdominal cramping, diarrhea, dehydration and electrolyte imbalance. It may also trigger an allergic reaction, such as skin rash and skin irritations for some people. Furthermore, Aloe Vera juice is not recommended for pregnant women.
Besides the side effects of Aloe Vera taken in large amounts, the drink provides many medical benefits that can improve your well-being. Aloe Vera juice can be purchased at many convenience stores and at Walgreen’s where they give a 2 for $5 deal.