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Blood Circulation And Aloe Vera
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
WIll aloe vera foster the regeneration of facial skin? Can i put aloe vera on previously wounded area?
Aloe vera contains: plant sterols, and works well on inflamed skin from burns, sunburn, laser to reduce heat. So depends what you mean by regeneration of facial tissue? It is helpful at rehydrating skin that = needs cooling after being in the sun or laser.It doesn't per se regenerate skin, as the turnover of skin is about 7 days, and it's occurring from below.The keratin layer on top doesn't rejuvenate from aloe use. ...Read more
No...But: Not taking the contraband in the first place could definitely avoid a positive test. And this is one of the very few times in medicine that I will 100% guarantee my answer (well there are those FALSE positive tests I guess!). ...Read more
NOT: This is a fallacy and spending money will hel the economy but not your veins! ...Read more
Doubtful: Hirudoid cream and gel both contain heparinoid, which is a similar to heparin. It is used to improve circulation after bruising or soft tissue injuries. It works by dissolving small blood clots and improving the blood supply to the skin. It can be used to help relieve pain and inflammation associated with superficial thrombophlebitis, but probably don't do anything for circulating/pain you asked a. ...Read more
No rule!: Than can be applied together!Get a more detailed answer ›
HX of anemia, blood transfusions and bleeds what can help with the nightly leg cramps? Tried xtra electrolytes, water and heat- nothing helps
Find the cause and T: Muscle crams can be caused by many reasons, most often they are either due to electrolyte imbalance or unknown cause. stains(Cholesterol lowering medicines) can cause them. try to find the cause of your Anemia and treat that first. Two medicines can help(Quinine water) or CoQ10 supplements. ...Read more
can aloe vera cause cancer? I have bought body butter from the brand dr. organic which is 100% organic aloe barbadensis leaf juice?
Aloe Precaution: Like many plant preparations, aloe may have different uses from different parts of the plant. Aloe vera gel on skin irritations has been reported as soothing and cooling. Other Aloe plant parts taken by mouth has been report as having a major laxative effect. This is erroneously assumed to be a cause of "weight loss". In reality it is a loss of solid waste from the bowels. Better laxatives exist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ginkgo Biloba: is used to open up blood vessels and thus increase blood flow. Please consult your doctor before using. If you are on a blood thinner it can be dangerous. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Is aloe vera good for liver..I found on the internet that i can prevent cirrhosis..And increase appetite, should i take aloe vera ?
Disinformation: Aloe vera doesn't prevent cirrhosis. Somebody made that up to sell you something worthless. I'm sorry there are people like that in this world. You report having chronic hepatitis b and bone cancer. Both need to be managed. I hope you get a good outcome, and that you do not pay "just a little money to be sure" to the huckster who lied to you about the aloe vera. ...Read more
No,it does not: affect the liverGet a more detailed answer ›
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
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