Does Aloe Vera consumption get you negative for Drug test?
The incredible Aloe Vera needs no introduction. It is a translucent gel made up of 96% water and the skin of the plant has a yellow-coloured liquid stuck between the gel and the leaf’s outer layer which is not edible.
Aloe Vera contains amino acids and vitamins A, B, C & E. Acemannan is found in Aloe Vera which is a complex carbohydrate. It allows nutrients to reach the cells, nourish them and at the same time relieve them of toxins. This is why aloe vera is being used in detoxing procedures and as a digestive aid.
Aloe Vera is applied topically in the form of gel / shampoo or consumed orally to detoxify the body. Let’s see if aloe vera helps to pass the drug test.
Different ways of using Aloe Vera to detoxify:
Aloe Vera Gel:
When you massage with aloe vera gel, it acts as a cleanser and its anti-inflammatory property heals and soothes both the skin and body.
Aloe Vera Juice:
This Juice is made by fresh aloe vera gel blending with some lemon juice and little mint to balance the taste. When you drink aloe vera juice, it cleanses your digestive system and repairs the internal cells.
Aloe Vera Shampoo:
It has cleansing and follicle repair properties, which makes hair soft, shiny and tangle free. There are no additional benefits claimed by the manufacturers.
Aloe Vera for Drug test – Does it really work?
The news which is flashing says that usage of Aloe Vera products like juice, gel or shampoo may avoid traces of drugs from the body. It is rumored that Aloe Vera consumption gets you negative for Drug abuse test, disguising the traces or could completely erase the drug concentration in the body and hence the blood samples.
A person's stomach can get cleaned with aloe vera juice or by gulping aloe vera gel.
How Aloe Vera works as a detox for Drug Test?
Oral consumption of aloe juice and aloe latex which contains a substance called anthraquinone, results in severe diarrhea, can cause pain and dehydration. Considering this, drug addicts are consuming aloe vera juice for passing the drug test.
To support the health of the digestive system, aloe vera juice or gel is just marketed, but there is no such scientific evidence approval to support this claim. The extracts of aloe vera appear to be dose dependent for light toxic effects and not on high toxic effects. Aloe Vera might get you flawed in drug tests.
The General Physicians also stated that there is no scientific evidence which states that aloe vera juice flushes out drugs in the body. High doses of aloe latex have been linked to many serious side effects.