Aloe Vera plant is most widely used as a weight loss home remedy. It helps you to reduce extra body fat in most natural and effective way possible. This property of Aloe Vera comes from a yellow liquid present in its leaves which is commonly known as Aloe Vera Juice.
Aloe Vera Juice can be used in different consistencies along with various combinations of other ingredients. Some common ways to consume Aloe Vera Juice are with lemon juice, honey, and smoothies including kale smoothie and blueberry smoothie. A combination of fruits and cucumber with Aloe Vera smoothie is also quite popular.
Different Consistencies of Aloe Vera Juice
According to your needs, you can use Aloe Vera juice in different consistencies.
- Plain Aloe Vera Juice
Aloe Vera juice is extracted from its leaves by cutting them vertically, after thoroughly cleaning them. Under the upper layer of Aloe Vera leaves you will find a gel-like mass. You can grind it to obtain the plain Aloe Vera juice.
- Diluted Aloe Vera Juice
If the plain Aloe Vera juice is too strong for you and you don’t like how it tastes, then you can simply mix it with water to drink it in its diluted form.
Aloe Vera Juice with Lemon Juice
Lemon juice itself is a great home remedy for weight loss, but when mixed with aloe juice it makes an even more effective solution. To make this mixture of water, Aloe Vera juice and lemon juice less sour, you can add some artificial sweetener but only in small quantity.
Aloe Vera Juice with Honey
To avoid artificial sweeteners you can use honey instead of lemon juice in the above mixture.
A fresh smoothie after a morning walk or jog is the best way to kick off your day with a healthy intake. You can mix Aloe Vera juice with your daily smoothies to use them as an effective weight loss solution.
Aloe Vera Juice and Kale Smoothie
Make a smoothie using Aloe Vera juice and kale leaves (properly cut into small pieces) in 1 ratio 4. Blend this mixture with water and to add some extra flavor use dried fruits, ginger, and salt. Intake of this smoothie 2 to 3 times a day will give you desired results in no time.
For variation, you can use blueberry in place of kale and alternate their use on a weekly basis.
Aloe Vera Smoothie with Fruits and Cucumber
To make Aloe Vera juice taste better, you can always mix it with some fruits and cucumber. Fruits which complement Aloe Vera juice most are mangoes and oranges. Together with spinach, lime juice and coconut water they make a yummy drink which you should consume 2 to 3 times a day.
Before using Aloe Vera juice, you must keep in mind its side effects. Its intake must be limited because in an excessive amount it can cause dehydration and even diarrhea. It is also not recommended for people with blood pressure problems.