Your Intro to Lily's Aloe Vera - Lily of the Desert

Your Intro to Lily’s Aloe Vera

Are you new to the world of aloe vera? If so, we hope that you are also curious about Lily of the Desert! We’re an industry leader in natural products, with over fifty years of experience helping consumers enjoy the wellness benefits of this incredibly versatile plant.

We recently had a chance to sit down with NaturallySavvy’s Andrea Donsky at the Natural Products Expo West 2022 event to discuss what makes aloe one of nature’s best super plants. Today we’re covering some of the most-asked questions on how aloe can help benefit your health and why you can rely on Lily to give you the best products.

1. Why Should I Be Using Aloe Vera?

Aloe has a long history of use dating back thousands of years. Today it has many topical uses and is a common ingredient in beauty products and cosmetics. But the most significant benefits are experienced when it is used internally. Aloe contains over 200 active nutrients, including vitamins and enzymes, and provides essential support for the digestive and immune systems.

2. How Does Aloe Help Digestion?

The digestive process relies on several factors to function correctly. Unhealthy eating habits, stress, smoking, and excessive alcohol are just a few things that can impact digestion. Drinking Lily’s aloe juice can help smooth the stomach lining and balance the intestinal pH. By promoting a balanced gut, probiotics and enzymes can work more effectively. These benefits reduce acid, bloating, indigestion, and occasional stomach upset.  

3. Does Aloe Support Immunity?

Absolutely, and we have test results that confirm it! White blood cells are the first line of defense against viruses, toxins, and bacteria. A “Gold Standard” clinical review of Lily’s aloe showed an increase in white blood cells compared to a placebo group.

As 70% of the immune system resides in the gut, aloe creates a healthy gut biome with vitamins and minerals that help fight germs and illnesses. So adding our aloe to your daily health regimen just makes sense.

4. How Does Aloe Promote Nutrient Absorption for Supplements?

The aloe plant contains several compounds, including naturally active polysaccharides. These molecules help you avoid flushing away the beneficial nutrients found in food and supplements. By harnessing these polysaccharides and infusing them back into each of our aloe products through our patent-pending Aloesorb process, tests showed that Lily’s aloe dramatically raises bioavailability.  If you drink our aloe with your daily supplement, it can help increase the bioavailability and absorption of those nutrients.

5. Are Lily Products Safe?

The Lily team believes in science, and we’re proud of our clinical studies and certifications! They reflect our commitment to our motto, “Retaining the Quality that Nature Created.” In addition to our “Gold Standard” clinical studies, we are GRAS (Generally Recognized As Safe) for daily use and USDA Organic. This GRAS certification was achieved only after rigorous review of our manufacturing processes as well as finished goods by an expert panel.  We do this to give you peace of mind that our products are safe to use on a daily basis. 

6. Does Lily Manufacture Their Products?

We control every aspect of bringing you the best aloe products available, from field to bottle. Our aloe farms are 100% organic, and we harvest the plants by hand. We use strict manufacturing and quality control processes to maintain the integrity of each plant in order to guarantee that you are getting the highest quality product.

7. What Is The Best Way To Use Aloe Vera?

Aloe is easily consumed on its own or by adding it to your favorite beverage. Everyone responds differently, but we recommend that you start your aloe regimen with 2 ounces every day (do not exceed  8 ounces). It has a mildly bitter citrus flavor which is completely unnoticeable once mixed with other ingredients. 

Another popular option is to include aloe juice in smoothies. Combine with fruits, vegetables, honey, or nut milk to create a nutritious and tasty treat!  

We also recommend drinking aloe with your supplements. The bioavailability factor helps your body optimize nutrients. Consistent daily use ensures that you’ll enjoy all of the goodness aloe has to offer!

Spring Is A Great Time To Get Started With Lily!

Lily products support the healthy lifestyle you want for yourself and your family! They’re available in most major grocers and health food stores. Use our store locator to find a nearby retailer, or shop online at Amazon, Vitacost, and Swanson’s Vitamins

Our virtual door is always open on Facebook or Instagram! Feel free to share your comments or ask questions. And don’t forget to check out our health tips, promotions, and recipes! Happy Spring!

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