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Fresh Aloe Vera Gel Harvesting

Here are step-by-step instructions for harvesting fresh aloe vera gel from aloe vera plants live. The idea is to aloe vera gel to drink directly from the magazine in order to enjoy the many healing properties of aloe vera gel. You may use fresh Aloe Vera mango flavored drink for better taste.


Aloe vera gel has an anti-cancer and anti-inflammation properties. Aloe vera gel also contributes to the lowering of high cholesterol, accelerating wound healing, stimulation of oxygen in the blood and many other advantages. Aloe vera gel is best used in combination with other drug substances in a smoothie recipe. We will show how the aloe vera gel can be harvested using images and text.

Step 1

Start by cutting a large aloe vera leaf from a living plant (be sure the plant is not too much! We can be thankful for nourishing aloe vera gel, as we may be grateful to nature for all food and natural medicine which they make available.

Choose a large aloe vera leaf green and thick. The thicker the leaves, the better: the more gel you get. A healthy aloe vera leaf is about the size of your forearm. It is personally advised by the expert nutritionists of Okyalo, that the  Treat the aloe vera plant with respect, and be careful. Take only a little of the plant, leaving enough of the plant on to survive and even thrive. Never destroy an aloe vera plant by harvest all the leaves, unless you plan to replant.

After cutting the leaves, keep it in first upside. Let drain the dark resin sheet upside down. The gel remains in the leaves, so do not worry about losing gel. The dark red resin may cause diarrhea, but the gel is soothing to the entire digestive tract and is well known even to aid in heartburn, IBS, Crohn’s disease, constipation and many other digestive problems.

Note the thick gel in the aloe vera leaf in the picture: this is the kind of gel which we are looking for. (This is derived from a plant in my backyard.) The technique that we are going to learn is to use a knife to remove the thick skin and resin of the aloe vera leaf, leaving only the gel.

Here I cut a piece of paper to show the transparency of the aloe vera gel. Aloe vera gel is 96% water. The water is trapped in a complex system of essential sugars (glyconutrients), such as mannose, which consists of more than 200 phytonutrients. It is these glyconutrients we are interested: this is where the benefits of aloe vera gel come from.

In this picture right here, you see not only the aloe vera gel and skin, but also the resin cores (dark red spots). These conductors represent the circulation of the aloe plant. The gel gives the water-storage system.

All aloe vera plants are antibacterial and self-healing. If you cut a plant open, the wound will HEALER within hours. The aloe vera gel drink kills all bacteria that try to invade the leaf. These antibacterial properties are also beneficial for people who have  aloe vera gel. Aloe vera has anti-bacterial, antiviral and antifungal effects.

To get the Aloa-vera gel from the leaf, begin by placing the aloe vera leaf on a chopping board.Use a sharp knife with a little flexibility. Harvesting aloe vera gel cutting board also provides a layer of antibacterial gel!