7 Amazing Benefits of Drinking Aloe Vera Juice (Hint: Clearer Skin Included)

Aloe vera: What was once thought of as merely a skin-soothing sunburn solution is now taking up shelf space at every Whole Foods and natural retailer, but not just in the first-aid aisle. Aloe vera juice is quickly becoming a staple of—get this—the beverage aisle. The medicinal plant is a well-known herbal remedy for external skin irritation, but sipping it also offers a slew of internal health and beauty benefits. Yes, sipping it. We have to be honest and say that the juice is very strong and bitter. But if you can get past that (or if that's what your taste buds are going for) the aloe vera juice benefits are really hard to pass up.

Keep reading to see what the aloe vera juice benefits are.

Aloe vera juice, being the rich cocktail of vitamins and nutrients that it is, provides a number of skin benefits. Apart from being an anti-inflammatory, a hydrator, and a healer, the juice contains natural hormones that have been shown to stimulate the growth of new cells and enhance collagen production. It also boasts a high level of antioxidants, which fight off age-accelerating free radicals, too.

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