With its abundant nutrients, aloe vera juice has many health benefits for people. Is it good for people with Kidney Failure? There are some disputations. Some think it is good for Kidney Failure patients, while some others think they should avoid aloe vera juice. Now, let’s have a look.
Health benefits of aloe vera
-Help discharge wastes and toxins
For people with Lupus Nephritis, their kidneys can not properly remove the wastes and toxins in the blood. Aloe vera juice may be a great natural option for detoxing, because it contains many trace elements, vitamins and minerals.
-Boost immune system
The reason why people get kidney disease is that their immune system is weak. Aloe vera contains rich antioxidants which can fight the free radicals found in our bodies. Free radicals may cause various ailments. Therefore, drinking aloe vera can boost your immune system.
Kidney failure is caused by inflammation on kidneys. Aloe vera juice has 12 different substances which are able to reduce and prevent inflammation. It can even help with swollen, stiff or painful joints, which are the common symptoms of kidney failure.
-Improve blood circulation
When kidney fails, it will be in a state of ischemia and anoxia. It is said that aloe vera juice is helpful for multiplies the diffusion abilities of red blood cells as well as the oxygen transportation. It can also regulate blood pressure, improve blood oxidation and circulation, lower cholesterol and make blood less sticky.
In addition, aloe vera may prevent you from acidosis, because it can help alkalize the body and balance out the acidity in your body.
Side effects of aloe vera
Though there are so many benefits for people with kidney failure. It does not mean you can drink aloe vera. Large quantities of aloe vera juice may lead to diarrhea, dehydration, stomach cramps, etc. It may also interact with drugs that you take.
Therefore, you had better consult a dietitian before you add it to your diet.