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Can aloe help quell the itch and reduce histamines? Some say yes!

There are a number of reasons that people can experience super itchy skin. The most common assumption is high histamines which often drives someone to try a low histamine diet.

Histamine isn’t always the root cause — issues like hidden infections and high estrogen can also play a role.

But if you find that your anti-histamine isn’t cutting it, you may want to test out aloe juice to see if you can get some itch relief.

Here’s the details and how to give it a try!

In this episode:
  • Aloe can be soothing to the skin and gut
  • Antihistamine properties of Aloe Juice
  • Recommended brand of aloe juice
  • How to take it (to avoid getting diarrhea)
  • Medication interactions with Aloe
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A lot of people know of aloe for its topical benefits for concerns like burns. It’s so easy to crack open a leaf from the aloe plan and spread the gel inside the leaf over your skin. It's also considered to be a remedy for things like hives and itching because it is a natural anti-histamine.

There’s a surprising number of nutrients in Aloe such as vitamins, minerals, fatty acids, and even 20 of 22 amino acids! Health properties include antiseptic properties, anti-inflammatory, and improved collagen production in the area of a wound.

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