Herbal Medicine: Sabila or Aloe Vera (Aloe barbadensis miller liquid)
Posted Aug 24 2008 3:44pm
Sabila (scientific name: (Aloe barbadensis miller liquid) Aloe Vera can be used externally for the treatment of acne, pimples burns, insect bites and for moisturizing & hydrating the skin. It be taken internally for its many nutrients. Sabila contains vitamins B1, B2, B6, vitamin C, choline, niacin amide and 18 amino acids. You can mix the Aloe Vera extract with fruit juice and other drinks. Aloe Vera is also an anti-oxidant in which it prevents oxidation of certain fats and gene cells which prevents tumors and cancers. Since Sabila is an anti-oxidant, it has anti-aging properties. It also reduces free radicals which can damage the arteries. Aside from being a herbal medicine, Aloe Vera is good for the health and can be taken internally or applied externally.