What is Acemannan and What Can it Do for You?
Do you consider yourself an expert on natural supplements? Are you familiar with acemannan? Most people have never heard of acemannan, nor would they connect it with the healing-herb Aloe Vera. Below we discuss what acemannan is, what its benefits are, and how to consume it.
What is Acemannan?
Acemannan is a complex polysaccharide found in the inner leaf gel of the aloe plant. A specialized cell called a leucoplast produces the acemannan. It's composed of mannose, glucose, and galactose monomers making it into a polysaccharide. Acemannan is the specific component that sets Aloe Vera apart from the 400 other species of aloe plants. Acemannan contains many nutritional qualities and is immensely responsible for all of the health benefits that Aloe Vera offers.
Benefits of Acemannan
Scientific research has shown that acemannan is useful for a host of issues, including those related to the immune and digestive systems. Below is a list of all the benefits of acemannan:
- Helps cells to be more resistant to viruses and pathogenic bacteria
- Improves overall cellular metabolism and functioning
- Promotes healthy inflammation response
- Aids in the absorption of water, minerals, and nutrients in the GI tract
- Improves vascular flow
- Reduces scarring
- Soothes and promotes healing of intestinal discomfort
- Speeds wound healing
- Anti-aging properties
- Helps maintain already healthy blood pressure levels
Best Way to Consume Acemannan?
A sure-fire way to know you are correctly consuming acemannan is to make sure that the Aloe Vera product you are using is made from the inner Aloe Vera leaf, as opposed to the outer or whole leaf. There are huge differences between the inner and outer aloe leaf, mainly that certain compounds within the outer leaf can cause gastric distress. You can also consume fresh aloe vera directly from the inner leaf, but the taste can be bitter and overpowering. It's also difficult to consume gel from the inner aloe leaf without also ending up with part of the outer leaf.
The best and most efficient way to consume aloe and receive the maximum amount of acemannan is to utilize the benefits of an organic aloe extract or aloe capsule. These products contain concentrated amounts of acemannan and are easy to work into your daily diet. AloeCure also offers a range of other products to help you access the benefits of acemannan, from topical aloe gels to delicious flavored aloe water. Whatever you choose, AloeCure will help you take advantage of this natural wonder!
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