Daily dose of aloe vera juice helps to ease the painful joints, swear by many arthritis sufferers. In a research it was also discovered that an ethanol extract of aloe vera really helps to reduce the pain and inflammation of rheumatoid arthritis.
An aloe vera plant is a common herb which is used as an alternative medicine. It is well known for its anti-inflammatory properties and commonly used for arthritis pain as well.
How to use aloe vera gel or juice?
You have options: Either apply aloe vera gel directly or drink aloe vera juice to reduce inflammation. Aloe vera is considered useful for rheum arthritis patients as it acts as a pain-reliever.
- The gel comes from the central part of the aloe leaf, known as the "inner fillet." It contains larger complex sugars than aloe juice does. These complex sugars are thought to be responsible for the benefits of aloe.
- The juice is extracted from the outer leaves and also contains complex sugars.
Apply aloe vera gel to your joints
- First do the patch test to know whether you skin type doesn’t face any reaction.
- If there is no irritation on the skin than spread the gel onto the areas that are bothering you the most.
- Apply it the same way as you apply any other lotion.
Drink aloe vera juice
- If you want to go for aloe juice, than opt for organic aloe vera juice that doesn’t contain any additives or preservatives.
- Start with the small amount, like 2-3 tbsp once a day, to see how the juice reacts.
- If it’s perfectly suits your body than repeat it 3 times a day.