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Aloe Vera Gel On Face Overnight
Aloe: Aloe is considered safe for both skin, hair and if properly prepared for drinking. Be sure quality and validity of ingredients. ...Read more
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
Can I use holland and Barrett 99.9% aloe Vera gel on face and on teeth and gums. What are the benefits?
Not recommended: But you can use Aloe Vera toothpaste that can relieve inflamed gums and strengthen your gums and teeth. Ask your pharmacist for more information. ...Read more
Doubtful: Aloe Vera has a number of incredible effects. It may strip excess oils and residues from hair and scalp & may increase blood flow to scalp. Thus, some report that it may decrease rapidity of hair loss & increase hair health. However, your facial hair is tied in with genetics. It is not likely that the Aloe Vera will cause hair to grow more rapidly or thicker on your face. ...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 got a sunburn on my face. Later, I applied some Aloe Vera gel. My face then began to sting awfully, and after a few minutes it stopped hurting. Why?
Is it safe to wash my face (to help treat acne) with aloe vera gel that contains 0.50% lidocaine?
Yes: Unless your allergici it.Get a more detailed answer ›
I'm getting bumps (acne with white pus) on my face. I used many ointements and even aloe vera gel doesn't cured it. Please advice me to cure it.
Possible: There is no proven scar healer out there that I am aware of, keeping the area clean and soft should help with decreasing the amount of scar build up. I have always thought that sunblock for the first year on a scar is important to avoid excessive scarring as sun damage can exacerbate a scar. Most scars overtime though do improve, the body usually does a good job at healing itself. ...Read more
I horrible sunburn! My whole face and arms and chest area are burnt and very red. I been applying aloe vera gel. My face is red and eyes are swollen?
Sun burn: Get examined by a health care worker for this serous sun burn ...Read more
Is aloe vera gel a effective remedy for persistent prickly heat rash on. 6 week old baby? It is on face, chest, shoulders, back of neck and back.
Heat rash: Do not use anything on your infants skin without discussing with a pediatrician and aloe Vera is ever recommended ...Read more
My daughter has a rash all over her face down her neck and down her arms. She has had it for two days now. Its not red, I have put aloe vera gel on it?
Be seen: It could be many things. Have her see her physician for an exam and diagnosis. ...Read more
Used aloe vera gel mixed with tea tree oil on my entire face. And apply benzoyl peroxide cream just on my acne? Will it worsen my acne if I do that?
Yes: It is very soothing. However, be sure to dilute it - the plant form is concentrated. ...Read more
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
I used toothpaste on spots on my face and left it overnight. Woke up with red burns on face/used aloe vera but mark won't go away?
Hello doctor. I just applied garlic overnight for acne and I suffered burn on face. Currently I applied aloe gel to it. Will it heal? Any serious concern
You'll heal but...: Friend, you need to stop reading "pop"/"natural healing" websites. They're out to hurt you. If you're interested in "herbal / natural medicine", get with an evidence-based holistic practitioner. Manage acne with topical benzoyl peroxide; if you're not clear in a few weeks, your personal physician can add something that will work. If you get fever or severe pain at your injury, get seen urgently ...Read more
On skin?: Potentially one if used on the skin one may develop an allergic contact skin reaction to it but I have never seen one yet. Even if you drink a moderate amount of it, there is little risk for adverse reactions but there is not a single food item which is 100% free of side effects for all people. ...Read more
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
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