How Much Aloe Vera Should I Drink? - Lily of the Desert

How Much Aloe Vera Should I Drink?

While most people may be aware of the topical perks of aloe vera, there’s plenty to be said about the benefits of consuming it internally. After all, aloe vera is clinically proven to help digestive health and regularity, as well as, support the immune system and nutrient absorption. However, when and how you take aloe vera vary depending on these factors.

How Much Aloe Vera Should I Drink? 

For adults and children age 13 or older, we’d recommend 2 ounces (4 Tablespoons) per serving. Always refrigerate after opening. You can drink it alone or mixed with your favorite beverage. We’re big fans of detox smoothies and immunity mocktails ourselves.

While everyone is different, the amount each person needs also differs. Do not take more than 8 ounces daily, as that is about as much as your body can absorb and you want to avoid a laxative effect. After opening, it’s best to consume the preserved product within 5-6 months or the preservative-free in 30-45 days to keep the freshness and efficacy of the product. Remember – always keep the bottle refrigerated!

Aloe Vera for Pregnant Women or Children

While topical use of aloe is generally recognized as safe for people of all ages and health statuses, it’s better to err on the side of caution when it comes to aloe vera. If your child is under the age of 13 or you’re pregnant, it’s best to consult with your physician before consuming aloe vera. 

The Aloesorb Difference 

If you’re familiar with Lily of the Desert, you’ve probably heard about Aloesorb. It’s our very own patent-pending aloe process that is entirely unique in our industry. Products with Aloesorb have been proven to increase nutrient absorption, which helps with antioxidant support, as well as aiding in balanced digestion. White blood cells are extremely important to our immune system’s strength, and drinking aloe vera daily has been shown to increase white blood cell counts to help strengthen the immune system. 

Enhance Gut Health & Immune Support 

Some of the wonderful benefits of consuming aloe vera are its positive impact on the immune system and gut health. For people who are using it for digestive health, we recommend consumeing aloe vera 15-30 minutes before eating a meal for maximum benefits. Not only does aloe vera provide gut health support, but helps support a healthy immune system, too!

Increase Your Nutrient Absorption Naturally 

Taking your daily supplements is an important step in your daily health regimen.  Oftentimes, we do not readily absorb all the goodness that is found in the vitamins and supplements and they are filtered out without being completely effective. When you drink 2 oz of our aloe vera with Aloesorb along with your supplements you can help support the absorption of the nutrients, enhancing the efficacy for your body.  

How to Purchase Lily of the Desert  

At Lily of the Desert, we take pride in providing high-quality aloe vera products that support your body from the inside out. Find a store near you using our store locator, or go online to Amazon, Vitacost, and Swanson’s Vitamins to start.

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