Some tests have made it clear that not everything that is written on the label is in the product as well. This new report focused on Aloe Vera products that don’t even have Aloe Vera in their composition. All of these products had written on their label that they have aloe leaf juice in them. The problem is that there was no trace of that component in the products.
Some of the most well-known Aloe Vera products have been tested, including Target’s Aloe Vera Gel and Wal-Mart’s Equate Aloe Vera Gel. These products have been sent to a private lab in order to be analyzed.
The findings showed that there were little to no content of Aloe Vera in any of the products. In order to substitute the “true Aloe Vera” which can be expensive, the companies used substances like maltodextrin and triethanolamine. The substance that is responsible for the healing benefits that Aloe Vera has is acemannan.
None of the products contained that substance. The ones that tested the Aloe Vera products mentioned that without this substance they are useless. This is because the only substance that has healing, anti-inflammatory, and anti-viral proprieties is acemannan.
This report managed to prove that some of the products that we buy are not what they say they are. The fact that Aloe Vera has become more and more popular over the time causes the companies that make Aloe Vera products to use less of the substance. This is happening because more products are being made, including beverages, and Aloe Vera is much more expensive than other substances that can substitute it.
Aloe Vera is known for healing cold sores, burns, psoriasis, and frostbite. It can be taken orally in order to treat bowel diseases, fever, and osteoarthritis. People should be careful with what they buy because many of these products don’t really have the substance that can heal them.
All of the products that don’t contain Aloe Vera, despite having it written on the label, should be forced to change the substances written there. This is because people are fooled and they are spending their money on products they don’t need.
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