Aloe vera gel is used in many creams and lotions because of its ability to sooth cuts, burns and other skin irritations. Extracted from the aloe vera plant, the gel is also known for supporting overall health. Aloe vera juice, which is made from the gel, is believed to boost the immune system when consumed regularly. People often drink aloe vera juice as part of cleansing and detoxification programs and to help heal stomach ulcers.
Cut 3 aloe vera leaves into 3/4-inch pieces.
Place 1 cup of water in a pot. Add the aloe vera pieces.
Bring the mixture to a boil. Let the mixture boil slowly for 3 minutes.
Remove the pot from the heat, and let it cool.
Remove the aloe vera leaves from the pot, and drink the juice.
Remove the pulp from an aloe vera leaf by cutting the leaf open and scooping out the pulp.
Place the aloe vera pulp in a blender. Add 2 cups fresh pineapple chunks, 1 cut-up apple, 1 cut-up carrot and and 3 tbsp coconut milk.
Blend until smooth.
Things you need
- Aloe vera leaves
- 2 cups fresh pineapple chunks
- 1 green apple, cut up
- 1 carrot, cut up
- 3 tbsp coconut milk