Aloe vera (Aloebarbadensis Milleer) is a kind of thorny plant from the arid region of theAfrican continent. Because the benefits of aloe vera are so amazing, theancient Egyptians called the aloe vera plant as a plant of immortality. Notonly that, a doctor from ancient Greece called Dioscordes, mentions if one ofthe benefits of aloe vera that has the property to treat various types ofdiseases. For example, sore throat, boils, hair loss, hemorrhoids, and skinbruises, cracked and blisters (Wahyono E dan Kusnandar, 2002). That’s why Itell you the substances contains in aloe vera for our body.
First aloe vera contains two types liquids. That isClear fluid like jelly and yellowish liquid containing aloin. Aloe vera jellyis only obtained by splitting the stem of aloe vera. Jelly contains antibacterial and anti fungal substance that can stimulate fibroblast, the skincells that work to heal the wound.Second substance is Aloe vera type barbadensis milleramanconsumed, because it contains 72 substances needed by the body. Among the 18kinds of amino acids, carbohydrates, fats, water, vitamins, minerals, enzymes,hormones, and drug classes. Give the complete content, aloe vera is not onlyuseful for maintaining health, but also overcome various types of diseases. Forexample, being able to lower blood sugar levels in insulin-free diabetes within10 days of normal sugar levels (Brandon, 2015).
And the last one of the substances contained in aloevera is aloe emodin. That is organic compound of the quinone anthrax group thatactivates insulin signaling levels, such as the insulin-beta-and-substrate 1,phosphatidyl inositol-3 kinase, and increases the rate of glycogen synthesis byinhibiting glycogen synthase kinase 3 beta, making it very useful to reduce therisk of sugar blood.So it can be concluded that, aloe vera plant hasmany benefits in the field of health because it contains various importantsubstances. These substances include, lignin, saponins, vitamins A, B1, B2,B12, C, enzymes and others. These substances are instrumental to lower bloodsugar levels in diabetics, and can cure other diseases.