Aloe vera offers soothing and healing effects for the digestive system, ideal for IBS, colitis, and intestinal discomfort. It has been shown to inhibit yeast and unfriendly bacteria, supporting the gut. Some of the compounds within Aloe Vera provide anti-inflammatory and analgesic – pain relief - properties too.
A 2014* study showed that Aloe Vera can be useful in managing the symptoms of stomach ulcers and may prevent their occurrence. It has also shown to be useful for reducing heartburn and acid reflux symptoms, both as a relief and prevention.
Aloe vera is commonly used to support detoxing of the body. It is a source of amino acids, antioxidant compounds and anti-inflammatory compounds.
These bright berries are a rich source of antioxidants, blueberries are particularly rich in anthocyanins. Antioxidants prevent damage to cells caused by free radicals. The compounds in cranberry are particularly effective at preventing urinary tract infections by preventing bacteria from adhering to the bladder wall. When taken with probiotics, Blueberries have been shown to protect the gut against inflammation.