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Papaya Enzyme and Aloe Vera juice???
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I have a friend that is very much into holistic/natural remedies. She takes and has recommend to me to take papaya enzyme and Aloe Vera juice after each big meal of the day. I dion't eat a whole lot any more but am trying to get one meal with protien and fiber in and thought I would try it.
Has anyone used this before and if so, have you seen a difference?
Posted on 09/16/07, 05:18 pm
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Reply #1 - 09/18/07  12:21am
" I don't know about the papaya enzyme, but I have tried aloe vera juice twice and it seems to make me worse.....Not sure if it's that or something else though. "
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Reply #2 - 09/18/07  4:10pm
" Thanks; Kpatience ~ I did quite a bit of research within the last few days. Both aloe vera juice and papaya enzyme are known to aid in digestion and help with IBS/Crohns also to help with irregularity.

I've been on them both for about 5 days now and have seen an amazing difference. much less bloating and easier bm's. It so far has been better than any prescription med I have taken.

As with anything, the effect is different on each person. but in doing my research I was suprised that more people do not use either one of these supplements.

It seems that in the holistic/alternative health community it is well known. But to the rest of us it's a nutritional secret. "
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Reply #3 - 09/18/07  10:53pm
" As long as you don't have allergies to certain plants didn't agree with me, the aloe at least. "
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Reply #4 - 09/19/07  12:58pm
" My SIL uses both of these supplements for here diverticulosous (sp?). I on the other hand have not tried them for my crohns. Maybe I should now that I have read this and talked to my SIL and saw for myself how much better she felt ! Hmmmm.... "
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Reply #5 - 09/19/07  5:17pm
" aloe vera juice had amazing effects with me to. i take the gel now which seems to be even more potent.. the stuff is great and i urge any one with crohn's to give it a try! "
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Reply #6 - 09/19/07  9:00pm
" How long is Aloe Vera juice good for? we bougt some in May/June and I am not sure if it is still goood. "
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Reply #7 - 09/19/07  9:04pm
" I know it needs to be refrigerated first off. Most bottles have an expiration date on them somewhere as it is perishable.
I had a bottle for a whole and just started taking it again, I checked the date and it was like January of next year.
hope that helps. "
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Reply #8 - 09/20/07  5:31pm
" Did you mean a whole year? Opened a whole year? "
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Reply #9 - 09/20/07  8:19pm
" No, I meant to say the whole summer~sorry! "

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