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What are the signs of an allergy to aloe vera plant?

What are the signs of an allergy to aloe vera plant?

Allergy: There would be itching on the areas affected, rednedd red rash my develop, the skin could become very scabby.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Aloe Lotion (Definition)

Aloe gel, made from the central part of the aloe leaf, is a common household remedy for minor cuts and burns, as well as sunburns. It can be found in many commercial skin lotions and cosmetics. Aloe contains active compounds that may decrease pain and inflammation and stimulate skin growth and repair. For this reason, aloe vera gel has gained tremendous popularity for relief of burns, with individual success in helping minor burns. In one study, burn sites treated with aloe healed completely in less than 16 days compared to 19 days for sites treated with silver sulfadiazine. In a review of the scientific literature, researchers found that patients who were treated with aloe vera healed an average of almost 9 days sooner than those who weren't treated with the medicinal plant. However, other studies show mixed results, including at least one study that found aloe actually delayed healing. Aloe is best used for minor burns and skin irritations, and should never be applied ...Read more


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Does aloe vera nose spray help allergies?

Does aloe vera nose spray help allergies?

No: Aloe vera spray may help sooth an irritated nose but does not have any primary anti-allergy effects. ...Read more

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Our pediatrician recommended 1/2 tsp of raw aloe vera juice 1-3 x daily for our 4 month old with GERD symptoms. Is this safe? Side effects?

Our pediatrician recommended 1/2 tsp of raw aloe vera juice 1-3 x daily for our 4 month old with GERD symptoms. Is this safe? Side effects?

No: Aloe is potentially unsafe by mouth for adults. Infants of this age is not recommended to use preparations that may contain contaminants as well. It also may function as a laxative and cause unnecessary weight and water loss. Lastly, there are latex components which are not advisable to exposure. ...Read more

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Started taking fractionally distilled aloe daily I drink it by itself. It makes my tongue feel dry and weirdly aware of tongue. Allergy or dry tongue?

Started taking fractionally distilled aloe daily I drink it by itself. It makes my tongue feel dry and weirdly aware of tongue. Allergy or dry tongue?

Aloe: Aloe is the likely cause for the dry tongue. Since it has little proven health benefits, you should avoid it if it bothers you. Allergic reaction is usually associated with itching. ...Read more

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I have a mold Allergy can Aloe gel in the nose help me with my breathing (lung) problem? What else can I use for help?

I have a mold Allergy can Aloe gel in the nose help me with my breathing (lung) problem? What else can I use for help?

See allergist: Aloe gel would not do you any good. The most important step is avoidance of exposure (get out of the damaged structure and do not return until the mold and water problems have been fixed). In the meanwhile, consult an allergist to assess your problems and provide the necessary treatment. Don't delay a day longer. ...Read more

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I m using aloe vera gel of u.S based company forever living. I live in india. Is this recognised in u.S? Nd tell benefits of using this nd procedure. Tks

I m using aloe vera gel of u.S based company forever living. I live in india. Is this recognised in u.S? Nd tell benefits of using this nd procedure. Tks

Aloe vera is: Exceptionally helpful for some types of burn healing. Here is the issue - most popular products containing aloe vera don't have a high enough concentration to get the job done well. Thus, using the sap from an actual aloe vera plant is the best way to go. ...Read more

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Is it s myth that Aloe Vera Gel helps with glycemic care?

I wouldn't: The idea doesn't make sense, and since this interesting plant is promoted as being of enormous benefit for almost everything, this invites an obvious conclusion. Don't ignore exercise or medication, or spend much money on a perennial "pop" remedy. ...Read more

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What are the perfect timings to eat aloe vera?

Prior to a meal: Aloe vera juice is reported to aid with digestion if ingested prior to a meal. ...Read more

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Is it bad to leave aloe vera on for the night?

Aloe vera: Sometimes too much of a good thing can be too much of a good thing. Aloe may cause skin irritation. ...Read more

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Is aloe Vera and aloe vesta the same or different? Thanks

Not the same but...: Aloe Vera is a medicinal plant that has many proven benefits, both topically and when taken internally.
Aloe Vesta is a line of commercial skin care products that contain many different ingredients, one of which is aloe vera. I can't comment on the effectiveness of Aloe Vesta products but Aloe vera is a wonderful herb. See http://tinyurl. Com/35ubwlw for more on aloe vera benefits. ...Read more

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Is aloe vera helpful for sun burned skin?

Yes: Aloe vera contains anti-inflammatory acids. Aloe vera soothes inflammed, burned or irritated skin 7 decreases the chance of skin infections. ...Read more

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Is it okay to leave aloe vera overnight on your face?

Might irritate.: Sometimes too much of a good thing can be too much of a good thing. Although aloe is used to treat some skin conditions it has the potential to cause skin irritation. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of using aloe vera on your face?

Aloe vera: Aloe vera can be used as a burn treatment. It contains anti-inflammatory acids. Aloe vera soothes inflammed, burned skin and irritated skin and reduces the chance of skin infections. ...Read more

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Is aloe vera good for rashes?

Is aloe vera good for rashes?

Some: Aloe is good for mild burns, sunburns, scrapes and superficial abrasions. It is soothing and helps speed healing. ...Read more

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Is aloe vera good for your liver?

I doubt it: There is no medical reason to belive such a claim. I would not advise relying on it for any benefit. ...Read more

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What does aloe vera do to heal a burn?

Many things: Aloe vera (aloe barbadensis) can reduce redness, pain, itching & swelling from a burn. It has anesthetic, anti-inflammatory & antibacterial / antifungal qualities. ...Read more

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Is aloe vera drink good or bad for you?

Many benefits but...: Fresh aloe has many health benefits. However, shortly after juicing the most beneficial component, the mucopolysaccharides tend to degrade. Some brands have various processes to stabilize these so some are much better than others but it can be hard to assess which brands are best. See http://bit. Ly/19ymyl0 ;
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Could I apply aloe vera gel on open cut?

Aloe Vera: May be helpful for minor wounds.Aloe vera (aloe barbadensis) can speed burn healing by stimulating growth of new skin. Use of aloe vera can help to prevent keratinisation of new skin growth and thus it may help to minimize scarring ; speed the healing process of burns and skin wounds. It stimulates the growth of new healthy skin cells. ...Read more

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Is aloe vera a good sumac poisoning help?

Sure: Some patients do find that aloe vera gel, lotion, etc. Helps dry the skin in the involved area and make the problem feel better. However, some people can have a reaction also to the aloe vera, so use with some caution. ...Read more

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Can I put aloe vera on my face overnight?

Aloe Vera: Aloe vera has been used for centuries to accelerate the healing of skin wounds due to trauma and burns. A historical note written on clay in 1750 bc have mentioned the benefits of aloe vera for the treatment. A greek physician in 74 bc. Mentioned the use of aloe vera to deal with skin infections, burns and prevent hair loss. Aloe vera can be used over night. ...Read more

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Can aloe vera gel be used as a lubricant?

Depends: It all depends upon its formulation. A gel by definition has lubricating quality. But whether it can be used as a lubricant for a useful purpose. ...Read more

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Can I leave aloe vera on my face overnight?

Yes.: Assuming that you have no allergies to any of its components, there is no problem with leaving aloe vera cream on your face overnight. ...Read more

Using Aloe (Definition)

The Aloe vera plant has been used for thousands of years to heal a variety of conditions, most notably burns, wounds, skin irritations, and constipation. It is grown in most subtropical and tropical locations, including South Africa, Latin America, and the Caribbean. Aloe was one of the most frequently prescribed medicines throughout most of the 18th and 19th centuries and it remains one of the most commonly used herbs in the United States today. However, oral use of aloe for constipation is no longer recommended, as it can ...Read more


Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more