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An herbal remedy to detoxify your intestines

On June 24, 2014, Manalapan health Examiner Stacey Chillemi researched various recent studies on powerful and effective herbals to help detoxify the intestines and improve constipation. Many alternative medicines have been used for centuries to help detoxify the body. Here is a rundown of a specific herbal supplement, which will detoxify your intestines, and help your body function more efficiently.

Aloes Cape
used with permission by bing images
Aloes Cape
used with permission from bing images

Aloes Cape has been in use for many centuries as a natural laxative for those who suffer from chronic constipation. It is a natural source of iso- and bioflavonoids, amino acids, iron and calcium and is known to produce antiviral, antibacterial and antifungal effects.

Found in centuries-old rock paintings, Aloes Cape is normally neither irrigated nor treated with pesticides and contains three times as many polysaccharides than Aloe Vera. This plant is so strong that its survival is sustained through its own immune system.


Its botanical specific, ferox, is derived from the translation of a Latin word, meaning "wild or fierce." Aloes Cape is a robust, palm like succulent with stems that grow to ten feet, crowned with dense rosettes. The broad, fleshy leaves are dull green with reddish-brown spines along the perimeter, but the flowers are a bright red/orange that adds beauty to many gardens when cultivated. Aloes

Cape is native to the Cape Region of South Africa, grows in dry, rocky places and scrubs and is drought tolerant, thriving in very well drained soil in sun. Aloes Cape has been famous for its medicinal qualities for over three hundred years. Some of the constituents found in Aloes Cape include amino acids, iso- bioflavonoids, and many important minerals.

Medical Uses:

Bitter Aloe is the yellow juice that is found just below the skin of the Aloes Cape leaves, and the juice retains all the naturally present active ingredients, including its main purgative component, anthrone c-glucoside aloin (barbaloin), which is a very strong laxative.
Aloes Cape is a natural digestive-fermenting agent, supporting stomach complaints and detoxifying the intestines. As an aid to digestion, it is used to ease indigestion and improve a poor appetite.

Aloes Cape is thought to enhance the immune system and may raise the tolerance threshold in cases of allergies. Aloes Cape is said to have wound-healing properties and has been used to treat such diverse problems as eczema, conjunctivitis, hypertension and stress. In lower doses, it has been used to help in the treatment of arthritis.

Primitive and ancient civilizations relied on herbs for healing, as do many contemporary cultures throughout the world. In fact, the World Health Organization has estimated that 80% of the world's population continues to use traditional therapies, major parts of which derived from plants.

Remember, if you are taking other medications, refrain from taking herbal supplements without first checking with your doctor. Herbal supplements and over-the-counter medications or prescription drugs can combine to cause adverse side effects. Just because an herbal supplement is extracted from, a “natural” source does not render it any less potent than any other chemicals you may ingest.

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