Aloe Vera and its health benefits for horses

Aloe Vera leafAll our products are hand made and made out of natural ingredients. 

Today we talk about one of our widely used ingredients across our range of products. 

Aloe vera is a popular medicinal plant that stores water in its leaves. Its best known for treating skins injuries, but also because its several other health benefits. 

Aloe vera contains healthful plant compounds. Aloe vera, as mentioned before it contains a tissue that stores water and makes the leaves thick. This water filled tissue is the gel that contains most of the beneficial bioactive compounds such as vitamins, minerals, amino acids and antioxidants. 

Aloe vera also contains powerful antioxidants belonging to a large family of substances known as polyphenols. This polyphenols help inhibit the growth of certain bacteria that cause infections in animals and humans. 

Aloe is also known for its antibacterial, antiviral and antiseptic properties that may help healing wounds and skin problems in your loved animals. It also accelerates wound healing and it works ideal preventing redness, itching and infections.

There are still many horse owners who do not know the health benefits of feeding aloe gel. But Aloe Vera may also work as a great digestive support for horses since  its very high in digestible fibre.

So if your horse has digestion problems Aloe Vera supplements would be an option too but do consult a doctor beforehand. 

With this blog post we have found out that there are a number of ways to use the aloe vera and the various products and extracts that can be made from it. Until this day researchers are continuing to discover new methods to put this succulent to use so be sure too keep up to date with its latest health benefits.