Fresh aloe vera leaves and a glass of aloe vera juice on a wooden table
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How to Make Aloe Vera Juice at Home

Try out this delectable drink, with a healthy punch!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time2 mins
Total Time7 mins
Course: Beverage
Cuisine: Africa
Keyword: aloe vera juice
Appliance: Blender
Servings: 4 people

Ingredients

  • 1 aloe vera leaf large
  • 3 cups water filtered

Instructions

  • Using a sharp knife, remove the outer layer of the aloe vera leaf, which is often covered with thorns.
  • The second layer of the aloe vera leaf is the latex part, which is predominantly yellowish in color.
  • Cut through the latex layer of the leaf, to reveal the clear aloe vera gel inside.
    Fresh aloe vera, a bowl of aloe vera gel and a bowl of sliced aloe vera on a wooden table
  • Scoop out the gel as much as possible and transfer it to a small bowl.
  • Measure out two tablespoons of aloe vera gel and add it to the water in the blender.
  • Blend thoroughly for 2-3 minutes, until the liquid has a uniform consistency.
    Fresh aloe vera leaves and a glass of aloe vera juice on a wooden table
  • Add some lime juice or a few pieces of cucumber to the infusion, to enhance its flavor.

Notes

You can also prepare a variation of aloe vera juice with honey, alcohol, or white vinegar for additional flavor.