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Aloe Vera For Chapped Lips
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
Aloe vera gel:
I admire your interest for Health.
Aloe vera gel works as a moisturizer.
It also contains antioxidants in the form of vitamins A, C and E,
Lip balm continuing Aloe Vera gel can be used on lips. ...Read more
Yadda Yadda Yadda: There is seldom an easy way to do anything. All these creams and lotions and gels and whatever with whatever promises they make, all "clinically proven" Oh yeah? What clinic? What study? PEER reviewed? Statistically and clinically significant...yadda yadda? Aloe vera to tighten vaginal lips? Sure why not. Try it, it's cheap. If it works, then who cares what I think? Here's one for you: V-Tight Gel ...Read more
Aloe Vera: Is recommended for burn healing. I have not heard of it being used this way. ...Read more
I bit my lip a month ago and it became a blister, I have used gels like aloe vera but couldn't be able to get rid of it. What should I do?
See MD: 27 year old gentleman with a lip abrasion/laceration that has not healed over the course of a month, now with blister like appearance. Please see an MD. You may have a lip laceration that has become secondarily infected. The wound can be cleansed and irrigated, dead edges of skin can be removed and it can be drained, Tetanus vaccination updated and a short course of antibiotics to aid in healing. ...Read more
My cold sore from 3 months ago left a dark red spot on my upper lip, almost creeping a little onto my skin past my lips. Organic aloe vera has helped it fade but it's not completely gone yet. Will Mederma or vitamin e help even more?
I've been taking Aloe Vera juice and have itchy red eye lids sick stomach after food cold sores on lips dizziness and sick after exercise loose bowels?
All Juiced-Up Again?: Now THAT sounds like something I"D like to drink (when I want to get out of work, that is...).You know, often we attribute the most notable things as a proximate cause to our ills. Short of a Mac Truck hitting you, maybe also consider other things you've eaten or been exposed to. Of course if you just started with that Aloe, stop it and see what happens. And if you are getting worse get to a doctor ...Read more
I recently got sunburned on my face and head and used aloe vera gel with lidocaine. After using 5 times why did I feel dazed and confused the next day?
Hydration?: If exposed to heat/ sun - would want to know if you have hydrated adequately? ...Read more
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
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
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
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
There would be itching on the areas affected, rednedd red rash my develop, the skin could become very scabby.
All signs of allergy ...Read more
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