Can Aloe Vera cure, help, treat or prevent Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)?
The following information is for humans with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
Introduction to Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
One in three people in the UK suffer from IBS. IBS is caused by the gradual build up of toxins (chemicals in food, pollution in the air, etc.,etc.)
Our intestine and stomach have thousands of little fingers on the walls which massage the food and extract the vital nutrition for our body. As the toxins build up the get between these tiny little fingers and stop them working correctly. The result is poor digestion which causes the sufferer to feel run down, and food getting stuck in the digestive track
For more information on Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) see the Wikipedia page on Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
Using Aloe Vera for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
Drink a high quality Aloe Vera Gel. How much will depend on the state of the IBS. In the extreme 1-2 tablespoons per hour a required but in general 6 tablespoons taken throughout the day will suffice.
WHY?Aloe is most well known for its anti-inflammatory properties. If you have ever been to the carribean you will see it being sold on the beach for sunburn. By drinking it you put the same properties inside your body.
The Inflammation can be quelled and then Aloe's other property comes to life. Aloe boosts the body's immune system and thus speeds up the healing process.
Finally Aloe contains Saponins, a natural cleanser, which will work through and clean out the digestive track.
How long will it take for Aloe Vera to work with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)?
Recovery time will depend greatly on the diet and the quality of Aloe used. As a general rule of thumb expect recovery time to be one month for every year the sufferer has had the ailment
Articles and Studies about Aloe Vera and Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
Aloe Vera and Digestion, Irritable Bowel and Arthritis - The Aloe Vera Information Centre (1997)