Benefits of Aloe
Will Be Compromised
Quality Aloe Vera is Used
Materials, Processing, Potency, Purity and Labeling Determine the
Results You Will Get From
Your Aloe Vera Products
hype to all this and it is no wonder confusion persists around aloe
vera quality and its effectiveness. Other
than ingredients required by law to be listed on labels
there are no laws
quality of aloe in aloe vera products.
is much the
same as using the term 'organic' - no
law. Therefore 'organic' is often used to describe
products with very little, if any, true organic content.
Some Aloe Vera
May Not Be As Effective
As You Are Led To Believe
are just a few reasons the quality and potency of aloe vera products
will be compromised. What about the packaging, shipping and storage?
- Aloe vera plants not grown organically
of pesticides and herbicides may be present. Cause allergic reactions
in some people.
- Aloe leaves harvested
before maturity - only 3 to 4 year old aloe barbadensis
leaves contain the optimum nutrients. Harvesting younger leaves reduces
potency. Unsuspecting aloe users then think aloe vera doesn't
between harvesting and processing too long -
aloe leaves start to decompose. Chemicals may have been used to prevent
heat used during processing - kills the
bio-active ingredients causing the aloe to lose its potency.
diluted with water
- you won't be told this. Unscrupulous operators look for quick
dollars. You lose your money and gain NO health benefits. If
it looks like water (maybe
colored) or tastes like water it probably is! However, not all diluted
aloe vera products are easy to detect and often require sophisticated
lab testing. More confusion for consumers.
- Is the aloe vera product packaged to keep sun and
- Does it have a guarantee and use-by date?
- Has it been stored away from heat including direct
Labels on Aloe Vera
Purity and Quality
Labelling laws require all ingredients be listed on product labels.
They must appear with the highest
content ingredient listed first and
the lowest content ingredient will appear at the end.
is not lost even although laws determining aloe vera quality do not
exist. There is a
1 - water shows as the first ingredient and aloe vera
extract is the last. This means the product is nearly all water with a
miniscule amount of aloe and possibly of dubious quality.
2 - aloe vera is listed first. Sounds perfect but, is it
gel, juice, concentrated or a watered down version of aloe? Was its
quality preserved by correct processing?
3 - all ingredients may be listed correctly but if the
product contains synthetic chemical ingredients as well these may
reduce the the aloe's effectiveness plus cause allergic reactions in
Purity of Aloe
Certified By International Aloe Science Council
The IASC was formed by ethical aloe industries to
set standards for growing aloe vera, processing it and the quality used
in finished aloe vera products - in other words, protecting the
integrity of products made with aloe vera.
IASC members must have their:-
- raw materials re-certified annually
- finished products re-certified annually. (All
finished products are analytically tested by independent laboratories)
- processing facilities inspected and re-certified
every 3 years
IASC requires a minimum of 15% IASC certified aloe
in finished products. When the above conditions are met you will find
aloe vera products displaying the IASC
Certified Seal of Approval signifying content, quality and
- Look for the IASC Certified Seal of Approval
finished aloe vera products.
Double check they are still certified
by IASC here.
You will also find products no longer certified, due to non compliance here.
(Be prepared for some surprises)
- Information on Aloeride® 100% pure aloe
vera supplement which you can trust. (It is
on the IASC certified list under SANTÉ FRANGLAIS LTD)
My Aloe Vera Use
Health benefits of aloe vera use on animals and
family. My 16 year aloe vera experience.
Audio testimonials on health benefits received from
100% pure aloe vera supplement.
Aloeride health benefits - healing from the inside
That's how Aloeride aloe vera powder capsules work.
Health benefits of aloe vera use. Aloe vera products
Immune System Health
Pure potent aloe vera helps build a healthy immune
system allowing the body to heal itself naturally. A simple solution to
regain and retain good health.
for aloe vera in pet health care. Wide range of pet health ailments
respond positively to aloe vera use.
Certified Organic Skin Care
With aloe as main ingredient. Genuine certified
organic skin care products will feed your skin unadulterated healthy
Aloe Vera Quality
Why poor quality reduces
health benefits of aloe vera products.
Raw materials, processing, potency and purity determine health benefits.
for Wasp Stings
|Wasps are prolific where
I live. Aloe vera relieves pain and swelling. I would also use aloe on
a bumble bee sting, bee stings and even a jellyfish sting!
|Painful sunburn and blisters
have been relieved with topical application of aloe vera.
|I immediately apply aloe
vera which relieves pain and can prevent the bruise turning
and Dog First Aid
|Aloe Vera sprays and gelly
are my first line of attack in wound care management. Also helps eczema
especially due to flea allergy. Treat the animal for fleas first though
as eczema caused by a flea allergy is very common.
|Treating burns, both minor
and major, with aloe vera quickly relieves pain. As with wounds and
the healing appears to increase compared to other treatments.
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