The incredible Aloe Vera plant benefits both humankind and the animal kingdom. The Aloe family of plants has over 200 varieties but not tall have medicinal properties. The Aloe Vera Barbadensis Miller has been of the most use to humans. This plant flourishes in warm climates and has been highly valued for over 4000 years. It is a succulent looking, perennial member of the lily family.
The Aloe leaf consists of three parts: a thick, dark green outer rind, the mucous layer
(aloin) and the inner leaf, known commonly as the gel.
Aloe Vera helps maintain healthy digestive systems, which enhance the absorption of nutrients. Polysaccharides found in Aloe help to restore and boost the immune system, which battles against viruses and fungus. The Aloe Vera also works to improve your pet's metabolism and offer protection from toxins.
Aloe contains the aspirin-like compound, salicylic acid, which flushes out lifeless cells from wounds and encourages healing.
Aloe Vera has a number of invaluable health beneﬁts. Aloe Vera has over 75 vital minerals and nutrients including enzymes, feel-good vitamins B, C and D, magnesium and potassium. Better yet, Aloe inherently knows what to do and how to help your pet’s body. It also works extremely well with, and may even enhance, any prescription medicine(s) your pet may already be taking.