Honey is known to be an incredible enhancer of other medicinal products, either natural or synthetic, boosting their healing power. About aloe vera benefits when combined with honey, folk medicine has a long tradition in using them successfully and science has already confirmed the enhancing effect of honey, royal jelly and beebread in association with other products.
It may be compared to the way everything functions in this world, which is in pairs. Together. In groups, families, swarms, communities. Going through life has always been easier this way. And it seems that plants and natural products work better together, too.
There are studies showing that honey has better results when associated with onion, cinnamon, black seeds, horseradish, black radish, ginger, garlic, turmeric, seabuckthorn, walnuts even coffee, and so many other.
The list may continue with synthetic drugs which have higher effects when combined with honey: gentamicin, rifampicin, oxacillin, gentamicin, clindamycin, or chemotherapeutic drugs like Temozolomide (TMZ).
Aloe vera makes no exception. Honey and aloe vera work synergistically. (Synergy is the creation of a whole that is greater than the simple sum of its parts.) Here is how to use them and what the combination of any type of raw honey and aloe vera gel is good for.
Aloe vera and honey health benefits
Aloe vera is a cactus that we can grow in a pot, at home, in the garden or buy it from the market (not that recommended because it contains preservatives).
We use only the gel, which is the translucent pulp of the leaves. As a rule the leaves are harvested when they are at least 3 years old, to have good enough medicinal properties, but in combination with honey it is recommended to use only the 5 years old.
Take the whole plant and keep it in a dark place without watering, for 5 days. Then cut the leaves, wash them, let the juice drip off, wash again and then filet the gel. (details ait the end of the article).
Prepare the mixture from the following:
– 20% raw honey
– 70% aloe vera gel
– 10% vodka
Place the ingredients in a glass jar and for one hour shake it well from time to time or stir it with a wooden spoon then allow to soak for 12 hours at room temperature, while you continue to stir once every 1- 2 hours. After this period of time, the mixture will be kept in the fridge.
Take 1 spoon three times per day, half an hour before meals, for 14 days. You can take a break of other 14 days and then restart the treatment if necessary.
According to folk medicine it is recommended for:
stomach acidity; intestinal, dermatological, oral, hepatic, renal disorders; alcoholism; angina; anorexia; arthritis;
asthma; nervous disease; stomach ache; dyspepsia; cancer; cramps; colitis; constipation; headache; hypertension
inflammation; neurasthenia; edema; obesity; prostate conditions; helps regenerate tissues; pulmonary tuberculosis
cough; ulcers; parasites; respiratory viruses; varicose veins; thrombophlebitis; detoxification; rheumatism.
Not recommended to cardiacs.
– 40% aloe vera gel
– 60% raw honey
– lemon juice from 1 or 2 lemons at every 500 g honey.
Blend the gel well and then mix it with the honey and lemon in a glass jar, using a wood spoon and let them macerate for 1 week at room temperature.
Take 2-3 teaspoons, 2-3 times per day, 30 minutes before meals.
– 100 ml blended aloe vera gel
– 500 g crashed walnuts
– 300 g raw honey
– 4 lemons (only the juice)
Mix them all well and take 1 teaspoon 3 times per day, 30 minutes before meals.
It is recommended to increase body immunity and for cosmetic purposes: it cleans irritated or oily skin and stops wrinkles.
– 6 parts aloe vera gel
– 6 parts raw honey
– 4 parts a mixture made of equal parts of the following medicinal plants, in powder form: licorice (the root of Glycyrrhiza glabra), nettle (Urtica dioica), English marigold (Calendula officinalis), thyme (Thymus vulgaris), mullein (Verbascum densiflorum), ash (Fraxinus excelsior), common wormwood (Artemisia absinthium), elecampane (Inula helenium) and walnut leaves.
Mix well all the incredients and let them macerate for a day. Keep the jar refrigerated.
Take 2-3 teaspoons, 3 times per day, 30 minutes before meals.
Recommended for boosting immunity.
– 1½ kg of aloe vera leaves finely chopped
– 2½ kg raw honey
– 3½ liters of sweet red wide (18-20°)
Let them macerate for 5 days in a dark glass container, in a cool dark place. Take 1 spoon 3 times per day for 3 weeks.
This tonic is recommended for anemia, flue, tuberculosis, stomach ulcer or other organs affected by ulcerative inflammatory processes.
A case of IV stage uterine cancer of a Russian woman was also reported, who cured herself with it. She took 1 spoon of this tonic 3 times per day in the first 5-7 days, with 2 hours before meals. The following days the dose was increased with 1 teaspoon taken also 3 times per day, with 1 hour before meals.
This treatment was published by the Russian doctor Igor Savitski, manager of Moscow Oncology Institute, after he recognized that his patient, Sabir Maria, cured herself with this tonic, in 3 months.
(Please notice that the recipe mentions aloe vera leaves (not gel), which means the sap and the green peel might have also been used. Science does not recommend the ingestion of the toxic sap (aka latex), but then, science was not able to cure her cancer while aloe vera was. Nevertheless we don’t know for sure if the leaves were used wholly or not.)
– 70% aloe vera gel
– 20% raw honey
– 10% vodka (40°)
Blend the gel and then mix all the ingredients for 1 hour in a glass container. Let it rest for 12 hours at room temperature and then keep it in the fridge.
Take 1 spoon 3 times per day, 30 minutes before meals, for 2 weeks.
Recommended for immunity, even for cancer patients.
– 4 leaves of aloe vera – only the gel
– ½ liter red wine
– 5 spoons honey
– a few lemon slices
Mix them all andf let them infuse for 5 days at room temperature. Strain it and keep it refrigerated.
Take 1 spoon 3 times per day, before meals.
Recommended in bronchitis.
– 1 part aloe vera gel
– 5 parts raw honey
– 3 parts ground walnuts.
Recommended in stomach problems.
– 1 cup aloe vera gel
– 2 cups raw honey
Recommended for gastritis.
– 1 cup aloe vera gel
– 1 cup raw honey
Mix them well and keep the jar in the fridge for 12 hours.
Take 3 spoons per day, before meals.
Recommended in cough and sore throats.
– 4 aloe vera gel leaves
– 1 liter of wine
Let them macerate for at least 4 days and then take one glass 3 times per day.
– 1.100 kg raw linden honey
– 1 glass of aloe vera gel
– ½ glass of olive oil
– 25 grams birch branches
– 13 grams linden flowers.
Mix honey and aloe in a pan and boil them for 10 minutes.
Separately mix the birch and the linden flowers in 2 glasses of water and boil them for 2-5 minutes.
Leave both mixtures to cool, then poor the honey over the second mixture.
Add the olive oil.
Keep it in dark cool place.
Shake very well before use.
Take 1 spoon 3 times per day.
This is a Siberian remedy recommended in tuberculosis.
– 360 g yellow molasses
– 170 g aloe vera gel
– 120 g ground pine resin
Mix them all and place the mixture in a clay container, in the oven, for 8 hours and slow heat. Strain it. Take 1 teaspoon, 3 times per day, 1 hour before meals. This quantity will last for 1 month. Repeat the treatment after one week.
Aloe is a very popular plant in Russia and Siberia, where it is attributed with exceptional healing qualities. The majority of these recipes are collected from their traditional medicine.
What is aloe vera gel?
Cut off the outermost leaves of an aloe vera plant using a sharp knife at the base of the plant. The leaves do not grow back, but by only cutting a portion of the plant, you will leave the whole of it to continue to grow and produce more aloe vera for you in the future.
For therapeutic needs you need a 5 years old plant, left in the dark and unwatered for 5 days.
Once you cut the leaf, a yellow substance will begin to ooze from the cut. Point the leaf vertically, cut end down, into a bowl to allow the substance to continue coming out. Use a pitcher of water and your fingers to clean the leaf from top to bottom, directing the water into the bowl as well. The yellow ooze is a sap called aloe latex.
This is not aloe vera juice. It is considered to have powerful laxative effects.
Remove the green spikes and rind using a sharp knife, like you would filet a fish. This part is even called “gel fillet”.
The translucent jelly pulp is what you need. It is the gel of aloe vera. Blend it and you’ll have a juicy gel that can be kept in the refrigerator.
Click on the picture below to see what science has to say about aloe vera!
If you know any cases of people healed with aloe vera, please leave a comment and share it with the world.
And if you want, you can grow your own aloe in a pot, at home, at a sunny window. Remember to water it only after the earth is completely dried. Read more in this book, available on Amazon: Aloe Vera And Aloe Aborescens: How to grow, care for and use your medicinal plants for better health! (Organic Gardening) (Volume 4)
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