I recently purchased aloe vera gel to use in a couple body butter recipes, but made sure to save a little for smoothies :)
In the past I’ve procured fresh aloe leaves, filleted, and scraped out the gel for use in smoothies. As it turns out this aloe vera gel is much easier to work with.
For the complete download on the health benefits and awesomeness of aloe vera, click here to view my article. The Reader’s Digest version: aloe is replete with vitamins, minerals, and essential amino acids. Its impressive nutrient profile leads to the following health benefits: