For such a demure little succulent, it may surprise you to learn that the Aloe Vera plant has a an approximate market value of $13 billion worldwide! Used as a food additive, cosmetics’ enhancer, as well as in many pharmaceutical formulations, the heart of its value lies within its plump and spikes leaves.
Magnesium is a mineral that is involved in almost every functional aspect of the body. Like other major minerals, it assists with enzymatic functions—including muscle and nerve activity—as well as helps to regulate blood pressure and the immune system. More than half of all magnesium is stored in our bones, where it is doled out to the body as needed.
Its savory, aromatic flavor makes just about any dish better, so long as everyone at the table consumes it together. But garlic has also been used historically for its medicinal properties, too.
Not only is this gnarled root delicious as a flavor addition, it’s also loaded with nutrients and compounds that can do some extraordinary things for your health. Read on to learn how this food works overtime for you!