You will need
- - alcohol;
- - sugar;
- - med;
- - sterile bottle made of dark glass;
- - sterile jars made of dark glass;
- - tube and cover;
- - a plastic bag.
If you buy aloe in a drugstore, store it in a cool dark place. After use tightly close the bottle to minimize the access of air, which breaks down the medicinal properties. The juice has strong anti-inflammatory action, suppresses the growth of fungi and microorganisms, is applied when introducing skin diseases, in diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, diseases of the upper and lower respiratory tract mucous membranes.
To prepare the juice you can at home. The most valuable juice is obtained after aging the cut aloe Vera in the refrigerator for 10-12 days. To make it, cut the leaves with a sharp knife, put into a plastic bag, tie tightly, put on the bottom shelf of the refrigerator. After the specified time, remove the package, rinse the leaves, dry on a towel, squeeze the juice. Take it fresh.
For long term storage, mix the juice with rubbing alcohol in equal parts, pour into a sterile bottle made of dark glass, tightly close the lid. Store in the refrigerator or in a cool dark place with a temperature not higher than 3-4 degrees. This storage method allows you to juice for a long time without losing their medicinal properties.
Intolerance to alcohol, squeeze the juice, dilute it in half with honey or sugar. Pour the juice into sterile jars made of dark glass, tightly close the lids. Store in the refrigerator or in a cool dark place. The shelf life of the juice with proper preparation is not less than 1 year.
Freshly squeezed juice with no added alcohol, sugar or honey and keep in the refrigerator for 2-3 days. Free of preservatives, the juice quickly loses its main healing qualities and becomes unusable.
The use of aloe Vera in any form is contraindicated for people suffering from cancer or a hereditary predisposition to tumors of any kind, as the juice has bio-stimulating effects and could trigger the emergence or growth of malignant tumors.