Aloe ferox is a herb. It's similar to Aloe vera, but has more nutritional and medicinal value than Aloe vera.
Over 130 biological active compounds of the Aloe ferox have so far been reported. The Aloe ferox leaf contains substances such as amino acids, minerals, vitamins, polysaccharides, glycoproteins, anthraquinones, enzymes, lignin, chlorophyll, saponins, sterols and other plant chemicals with numerous medicinal activities.
Numerous scientific studies on Aloe ferox gel are demonstrating its analgesic, anti-inflammatory, wound healing, immune modulating and anti-tumour activities as well as antiviral, anti-bacterial, and antifungal properties. The aloe juice has been shown to lower cholesterol and triglycerides while demonstrating anti-diabetic activity. Aloe’s medicinal properties can be attributed to the synergistic effect of the combined nutritional elements producing a more powerful effect than the individual components.
Aloe ferox is rich in glyconutrients, which describe a group of eight natural, simple sugars which are essential in one’s diet to ensure effective cell-to-cell communication, which enables the body to heal itself.
Drinking the Aloe ferox juice has been known to help relieve symptoms of a great number of digestive tract problems such as indigestion, heartburn, stomach ulcers, irritable bowel syndrome, colitis, Crohn’s disease and many more.
The Aloe ferox is a natural antihistamine, suppresses that enzyme which is responsible for the histamine production, regenerates the digestive tract and reduces bowel transit time.
Using on the skin, Aloe ferox easily penetrates through the surface of the skin, hydrating it whilst forming a cover preventing the escape of moisture. It also increases oxygen supply, as a result of increased blood flow, and stimulates fibroblast activity and collagen proliferation essential for skin tissue regeneration.
It also reduces photo-aging by restoring the activity of epidermal cells reduced by UV exposure, is also known to improve skin elasticlity, reduce liver spots, reduce wrinkles. In the treatment of burn wounds it relieves pain and increases blood supply. These are just some of its benefits. Aloe Ferox can be used on All skin types.