In TCM perspective, aloe vera is a cooling remedy for the liver, kidney, and the intestine’s meridian channels. It is also able to dispel heat in the liver, and due to its laxative effect, it can be useful for people suffering from constipation. Aloe vera is rich in vitamins & minerals, great for its anti-oxidant, immune boosting properties. It brightens dull skin, moisturises, regulates sebum secretion & prevents harmful effects of UV rays achieving whitening & anti-aging effects.
Note: People with weak digestive systems should not take too much aloe vera. Pregnant & menstruating women should avoid it. 芦荟对于体质虚弱或者脾胃虚寒者应谨慎服。怀孕和经期的妇女应避免服用芦荟。
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