can i use an aloe vera gel directly from the plant overnight, even if i don't have any acne. ?
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Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
5458 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Yes: It is very soothing. However, be sure to dilute it - the plant form is concentrated.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Does fruit of the earth aloe vera gel help with acne?
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Pathology 44 years experience
Probably not: Your best friend is topical benzoyl peroxide 5% 2x/day. If you're not clear in two weeks, get with your personal physician for some prescription rx that's right for you.
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Last updated Jan 7, 2019
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