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Aloe juice?

#1 Postby C.O. » Sun Mar 24, 2013 2:16 pm

Do any of you make your own aloe juice? I've been buying it a lot lately and spending too much on it. Please post the recipe/process if you do.

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Re: Aloe juice?

#2 Postby Mini Forklift Ⓥ » Sun Mar 24, 2013 3:21 pm

Interested to hear anybody's answers with this ~ i too buy my own but I'm all for cutting costs and a bit of DIY haha.

Could you not just press and strain the leaves?
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Re: Aloe juice?

#3 Postby Jyotisha » Sat May 04, 2013 3:52 pm

What are you buying it for and how much are you using? I have found some great deals buying in bulk on sales. In India I also just take the leaves off the plant and eat the gel. I take 2 oz twice a day with tumeric to reduce inflammation. You could grow your own plants but that would not work if you are consuming a lot of it. I purchase lily of the desert and also whole foods 365 in large quantities when they run sales.

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Re: Aloe juice?

#4 Postby muchidna » Tue May 07, 2013 8:45 am

I used to grow aloe in the old house, you could cut a leaf off and squeeze the gel out of it, if that's what you're after

either way, it cant hurt to spend 5 bucks on a plant, rather than 5 or 10 on a bottle of juice

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Re: Aloe juice?

#5 Postby C.O. » Sat May 11, 2013 5:31 pm

Well the juice is like, juice... so I dont really know how to take the gel from the plant and turn it into the juice like substance that I've been buying at the store. I mean it has pulp in it, which I assump are bits of the gel from the plant but yeah, I'm at a loss for DIY still. I'll check out buying in bulk from wholefoods, and I'll probably get a plant to experiment with, good suggestions.

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Re: Aloe juice?

#6 Postby Fallen_Horse » Sat May 11, 2013 10:17 pm

Can you run the leaf through a juicer? I have seen aloe leaves at the hispanic market, but I haven't purchased them since I hadn't a clue what to do with them!
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Re: Aloe juice?

#7 Postby stcalico » Sun May 12, 2013 8:08 pm

I just googled it... doesn't look too hard to make.
http://www.greenprophet.com/2010/07/aloe-vera-recipes/
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Re: Aloe juice?

#8 Postby muchidna » Mon May 13, 2013 6:09 am

from when we used to grow it, it produced a gel rather than a juice, i think you'd have to mix it with water to get it thru the juicer

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Re: Aloe juice?

#9 Postby stcalico » Thu May 23, 2013 9:22 am

I just read this. You may be interested... http://nutritionfacts.org/questions/are ... digestion/
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