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The Safety of Aloe Vera Juice During Pregnancy

By Stormy Lee


The Aloe vera plant consists of over 200 types. The most commonly used type is the Aloe Barbadensis Miller.


The leaves of the Aloe vera plant are short stemmed and can grow as tall as 100 centimeters. They are a deep green color and are thin at the top and thick at the bottom with serrated edges.


Consuming Aloe vera juice twice daily can improve circulation and regulate blood sugar. It also helps to eliminate internal bacteria and detoxifies the body.


Aloe vera juice has a laxative effect and can cause electrolyte imbalances and uterine contractions. In pregnant women, this could lead to miscarriage of the fetus.

Expert Insight

Ingesting Aloe vera juice while pregnant has not been determined to be 100% safe. It is best to avoid drinking it unless deemed appropriate by a heath care professional.

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