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Can Aloe Be Poisonous If You Take Too Much
Can't take painkillers as they cause me bad chest pain and aloe vera and moistened cream just make it burn much more. So anything else for treating a scab?
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
Is aloe herb toxic when taken orally?I use to take it and it has high potential in immunity increase against malaria
NO- VERY HEALTHY!: There is evidence supporting a wide range of benefits of drinking aloe vera- if it was a drug it would be hailed as a miracle drug! aloe can boost immunity, reduce inflammation, treat diabetes, lower cholesterol, treat ulcers, irritable bowel syndrome & colitis, kill cancer cells, treat heartburn, thin blood, lower blood pressure etc. For more info & references see http://www.Naturalnews.Com/021858.Html. ...Read more
Works: For q first degree burn it is effective. It soothes theatre. Depending on severity expect a out 2-7 days. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the best thing to do for a sunburn besides aloe vera? What type of shower do I take warm or cold
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I am 77 years old male and I am on plavex for hardening of artries in my head I also have bad arthritis can I take aloe e once in a while?
Yes: Hi. Aloe is fine with what you're taking. Oral Aloe vera may cause diarrhea, depending on dose, and I know of no reliable data that A. vera helps arthritis, so do beware that the risk may exceed the benefit. But occasional use in a not megadose should be safe. Good luck! ...Read more
Sunburn almost a month ago. The worst is r arm. How long does it take for peeling to stop. I lotion up and aloe every night. Not hurt when peeling st?
Second degree burns: A sunburn which peels means that you suffered at least second degree burns. If you are still having problems a month after sustaining the burn, you need to see a doctor as soon as possible. Infections, scarring, permanent loss of pigment, loss of mobility are just a few of the potential problems you could face without proper intervention. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How safe is it to put pure aloe vera into my dry eyes? Also, what measures, other than drops can i take to cure this?
A bit helpful: Aloe will sooth raw skin somewhat but i'm not convinced it will speed healing any more than simply keeping skin clean and moisturizer with any gentle lotion. ...Read more
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