We already believe that each and every one of us who are reading this article knows that Aloe Vera is beyond good for their skin and their health in general. The parlours are known to infuse Aloe Vera gel, here and there, into the products, there are plenty of great products available all of which has extracts of Aloe Vera and some of us would even buy a plant and try to extract the gel ourselves and most of us will fail completely. Then there is always that doubt that haunts us if we need to do something to the gel before applying it on to our skin. But why do we do such things? Why is aloe vera any different from those other billion products available in the market? What is it that this plant especially contains, which others do not? We will discuss all the uses of aloe vera in detail and also how the best techniques available and possible for us to make the plant’s gel work on us, in this article. The daily habit of ours would be to rather get food from the local restaurant or make something which is generally tagged as fast foods. In this day and time, it is impossible for us to maintain a good health, take care of the daily chores, and work towards betterment, all at once. So we generally cut short on the health part, indulge in the types of food which we can get very easily from the market. This way, the acidity levels of the body are taken to a different level altogether, and yes, as you might know, that is not true. Now, the question that might arise is that how it is any way related to aloe? The thing is aloe has high content of alkaline solution and thus when the juice penetrates through the system, it alkalizes the body and maintains the balance, thus allowing us to be healthy and content and happy in turn. Extracting the gel is a really simple task and making a juice is thus equally easy for people like us. Well, all you need is the potted plant and then choose from the middle section and cut a small section off. It is rather you choose from one of the outer stems because they are relatively matured and thus you get the gel out of it easily and in the best consistency if that makes sense. These stems most certainly have the highest level of antioxidants in them, which will help to improve your skin and health. Anyway, the liquid which would ooze out will not be very watery but must have a gel like consistency. There is a good reason what this gel does for your health and we will discuss about that in a while. The trickiest part is to squeeze the entire gel, or as much as possible out of the stem and store it in a bowl only to blend it with about a cup of water and make a runny and very liquid like consistency to get the juice. If you want to apply the juice on to your skin, then instead of diluting it, apply the gel directly and this is more beneficial. But if you want to drink it or probably make something out of it, knock yourself off by adding some water. Just because the gels like the thick consistency of the aloe vera liquid, it helps in the removal of the toxins from the gastrointestinal tract. Basically they would absorb in these harmful materials from these tracts and completely remove them from our system and once devoid of such trash, our system is bound to be happy and our health is surely supposed to be looking up. With the toxins gone from our body, aloe helps us to keep the pounds at bay. This is not the kind of magic tonic which will help you to shed off the fat or the pound completely, but instead it removes the bad things which influence your bad health and thus makes you gain weight. So with a healthy and clean system, it will keep you healthy and look toned. Immunity is not just another word for our body it is a constant struggle that occurs within us. So the bad bacteria, germs or virus, for the lack of better word and for an effort to over-simplify the terms, are trying to overpower our organs and bring us down. But then again we have the immunity power in ourselves which tries to fend for itself. This process is a constant one and it can only go so far, without the help of any external material. The aloe vera juice contains polysaccharides which are extremely rich in anti-oxidants and thus also helps in keeping the effects of aging from trying to take over our general health, along with help our immunity system with the needful. The lectins, anthraquinones and the mannans are some of the agents available in the aloe vera juice which helps the diabetic to get control over their blood sugar. It is mostly based on the studies which have shown that those who would regularly drink aloe vera juice are likely to have a balanced blood sugar level. If these points are not convincing enough for you to indulge in this health potion, then we are not sure what would. These are just the basic things which aloe vera does for you. The gel works wonder in and for your skin. You will never experience a skin so smooth and so nice when you would turn to the aloe gel. The expensive products are never a permanent solution for the skin, it only revitalises your skin for the moment and then it ceases to work effectively. Now aloe gel is the most natural way to help you rejuvenate and revitalise your skin. The various uses of aloe vera in the form of gel and juice are great for the body, health and hair.