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Doctor insights on: Natural Garden Aloe Vera Drink

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Is aloe vera drink good or bad for you?

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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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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Can you tell me the typical health benefits of drinking aloe vera drink?

Aloe Vera Juice: Aloe vera juice can assist with digestion if ingested prior to a meal. It can be used to prevent & treat constipation. Aloe vera is reported to help some types of anemia. Some studies suggest that it may be helpful with weight loss & lowering blood glucose levels. ...Read more

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Does aloe Vera drink helps soothing hives condition?

Does aloe Vera drink helps soothing hives condition?

No: I really can't tell if drinking Aloe Vera does anything although it may possibly benefit the skin when used topically. In fact, I can envision that a rare individual may even develop hives from becoming allergic to it. ...Read more

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Is the aloe vera drink really good for you and dry skin?

Is the aloe vera drink really good for you and dry skin?

Probably not much: Aloe vera can be soothing to burns and dry skin but has its best benefits when directly applied. I would suspect thant most of it would be excreted or not treat the affected area in oral form. There are many excellent treatments for dry skin, including topical moisturizers and prescription treatments. Seeing your doctor can guide you to the best choice. ...Read more

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What are considered well accepted pros and cons of drinking aloe vera juice?

Aloe vera juice: Aloe vera juice can assist with digestion if ingested prior to a meal. It can be used to prevent & treat constipation. Aloe vera is reported to help some types of anemia. Some studies suggest that it may be helpful with weight loss & lowering blood glucose levels. ...Read more

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Are there any benefits from drinking 100% aloe vera juice or using the gel from the plant itself?

Are there any benefits from drinking 100% aloe vera juice or using the gel from the plant itself?

Topical tx: Aloe vera extract has historically been used in india to treat intestinal infections, as a laxative, and for suppressed menses, with the root used for colic. Aloe gel is used as an emollient, moisturizer, and wound-healing agent in various pharmaceutical and cosmetic formulations. ...Read more

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Are there any benefits from drinking 100% aloe vera juice or using the gel from the plant itself?

Are there any benefits from drinking 100% aloe vera juice or using the gel from the plant itself?

Many health benefits: 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
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Are there any benefits from drinking 100% aloe vera juice or using the gel from the plant itself?

Are there any benefits from drinking 100% aloe vera juice or using the gel from the plant itself?

Topical tx: Aloe vera extract has historically been used in india to treat intestinal infections, as a laxative, and for suppressed menses, with the root used for colic. Aloe gel is used as an emollient, moisturizer, and wound-healing agent in various pharmaceutical and cosmetic formulations. ...Read more

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Are there any benefits from drinking 100% aloe vera juice or using the gel from the plant itself?

Are there any benefits from drinking 100% aloe vera juice or using the gel from the plant itself?

Many health benefits: 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

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Is drinking patanjali aloe vera juice safe?

Is drinking patanjali aloe vera juice safe?

We're not sure yet.: Aloe vera has several components. Research has it that the gel component is possibly safe for ingestion, but the latex component is likely unsafe if taken internally. I can not recommend it until conclusive evidence becomes available. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how drinking aloe vera juice help you?

Aloe Vera: Aloe Vera Juice can assist with digestion if ingested prior to a meal. It can be used to prevent & treat constipation. Aloe vera is reported to help some types of anemia. Some studies suggest that it may be helpful with weight loss & lowering blood glucose levels. It has an anti-inflammatory effect. Topical Aloe Vera soothes inflamed, burned & irritated skin & reduces the chance of skin infection ...Read more

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Does anyone drink aloe vera juice, what benefits have somebody gotten from drinking it?

Does anyone drink aloe vera juice, what benefits have somebody gotten from drinking it?

Aloe vera: Aloe vera juice can assist with digestion if ingested prior to a meal. It can be used to prevent & treat constipation. Aloe vera is reported to help some types of anemia. Some studies suggest that it may be helpful with weight loss & lowering blood glucose levels. ...Read more

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Is aloe Vera juice good for drinking? It helps me feel less bloated from food.

Not sure yet.: Aloe vera has several components. Research has it that the gel component is possibly safe for ingestion, but the latex component is likely unsafe if taken internally. If you use aloe vera, use caution. I can not recommend it until conclusive evidence becomes available. ...Read more

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Is it ok to drink aloe vera juice while breastfeeding?

Is it ok to drink aloe vera juice while breastfeeding?

In general: Recommend avoiding unnecessary medication and herbals when breastfeeding. ...Read more

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Can 6 year old drink aloe vera juice?

Can 6 year old drink aloe vera juice?

Maybe: Ask your pediatrician. The safety is not established in a 6 year old. Why would you want to give it to a 6 year old in the first place? ...Read more

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Ulcerative colitis question: how effective is drinking aloe vera juice?

Ulcerative colitis question: how effective is drinking aloe vera juice?

Not at all.: If you have u.C. You should have a good and regular routine of visits with a GI specialist. There is no evidence that aloe vera juice helps u.C. Sorry to be the "party popper.". ...Read more

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For someone with ulcerative colitis how effective is drinking aloe vera juice?

For someone with ulcerative colitis how effective is drinking aloe vera juice?

Not very: Aloe vera juice is not a standard therapy for ulcerative colitis and will not treat it. In fact, not taking appropriate meds for the disease can lead to serious life threatening complications. Tried and true medical protocols are the safest way to manage uc and you need regular followup with an expert no matter how good you may feel. ...Read more

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Can drinking aloe vera juice daily help with diverticulitis?

Sorry, but no...: Diverticulitis is essentially a local infection where bacteria get trapped and fester inside a pocket (the diverticulum) of the gut (diverticuli can occur in any portion of the GI tract, but diverticulitis is most often described in the colon). This can lead to abscess, perforation, fistula formation, bleeding. Treatment is antibiotics (surgery if recurrent). Aloe vera is pretty useless here. ...Read more

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Can I drink aloe vera juice while on tecta (pantoprazole magnesium)? Thanks a lot for your time.

Why...?: Aloe is used in folk medicine for worm infestation, stomach disorders, colic, constipation, diabetes, arteriosclerosis, menstrual complaints, skin disorders. However, aloe is contraindicated in cases of intestinal obstruction, inflammatory bowel disease, appendicitis, & unexplained abdominal pain. If you have gerd use appropriate rx & diet, but if you question your "diagnosis" see your doctor. ...Read more

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Been drinking preservative free aloe Vera juice since yesterday and didn't realize it was supposed to be refrigerated after opening. Will I get sick?

Been drinking preservative free aloe Vera juice since yesterday and didn't realize it was supposed to be refrigerated after opening. Will I get sick?

What R U treating?: Aloe is used in folk medicine for worm infestation, stomach disorders, colic, constipation, diabetes, arteriosclerosis, menstrual complaints, skin disorders. However, aloe is contraindicated in cases of intestinal obstruction, inflammatory bowel disease, appendicitis, & unexplained abdominal pain. If you have gerd use appropriate rx & diet, but if you question your "diagnosis" see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can I strain and drink aloe Vera juice that had a small clump of mold floating on top?

No: Throw it away. Also note that there is NO medicinal value to drink this. Unless you enjoy the taste there is no benefit. Don't be a sucker. ...Read more

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I've been having some strong contractions for a week now, am 50% effaced and 2 cm dilated. Is drinking aloe Vera juice worth trying to induce labor?

Not worth the risk: Pregnant women should avoid drinking Aloe Vera juice. The fact that it increases the risk of uterine contractions can adversely affect pregnancy. Consumption of Aloe Vera juice during pregnancy lowers blood glucose levels, which can prove potentially dangerous for both the mother and baby.
Laxative products that contain Aloe Vera extracts can reduce electrolyte levels and are to be avoided. ...Read more

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Which would you suggest: aloe vera juice inner fillet vs whole leaf?

Inner gel: According to nih – when whole leaf aloe vera juice is used longer than a week it can lead to laxative dependency. It can also lead to v absorption of medications. Additionally, per nih, there may be ^’ed colon cancer risk when aloe that contains latex is taken orally for over a year. ...Read more

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My boyfriend recently introduced aloe vera juice to me and I loved it. What benefits does it have?

No scintific data: There is no scintific data to support health benefits of drinking aloe vera
those who market it will tell you all kind of benefits but there is no
there have been safety concerns about carcinogenic activity as was shown in rats. ...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