The following are the amazing uses of aloe vera: Heartburn relief – A 2010 review suggested that consuming 1 to 3 ounces of aloe gel at mealtime can reduce the severity of GERD (gastoroesophageal reflux disease). Aloe vera’s low toxicity makes it a safe and gentle remedy of heartburn.Keeping produce fresh – Aloe gel can help fruits and vegetables stay fresh, and eliminate the need for dangerous chemicals that extend the shelf life of produce.Psoriasis is an auto-immune disease characterized by the excessive production of skin cells.
Aloe gel coating successfully blocked the growth of many types of harmful bacteria on the fruits and vegetable.
An alternative to Mouthwash – Aloe vera extract is a safe and effective alternative to chemical-based mouthwashes.
In addition, aloe vera gel can relieve sunburn and help heal wounds.
But this plant can also be used for much more than sunburn and household reliefs (Anonymous, n.d.).
Lowering blood sugar – Aloe vera may have a future diabetes treatment according to Phytotherapy research that used pulp extract.
People with diabetes who take glucose-lowering medications, should use caution when consuming aloe vera.
CHAPTER 2 REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE This section contains the review of related literature and studies.
This includes the uses of aloe vera and calamansi, properties of aloe vera and calamansi, benefits of aloe vera and calamansi.
In addition, it also includes theoretical framework, conceptual framework and operational definition of terms.
Properties of Aloe Vera Aloe vera properties make them very versatile.