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What are the disadvantages of aloe vera?

What are the disadvantages of aloe vera?

Allergic reactions.: Rare allergic reactions manifest as a generalized nummular, eczematous and papular dermatitis, as a result of topical application. Aloe vera gel delays wound healing of surgical wounds, such as those after laparotomy or cesarean delivery. Topical aloe preparations should not be used for deep, vertical wounds. ...Read more

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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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What is disadvantages of pure aloe vera juice for the pregnancy?

What is disadvantages of pure aloe vera juice for the pregnancy?

No harm: Just curious though, what are you hoping to gain from aloe vera juice? ...Read more

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Can aloe vera skim be eaten?

Can aloe vera skim be eaten?

If Aloe Vera is: Used orally the gel should be scooped from the leaf (and turned into juice) vice eating the leaf. ...Read more

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Does aloe vera make you break out?

Aloe Vera: A pure 100% Organic Aloe Vera should not make you break out, however some aloe vera products have green dye and various other chemicals and fillers added which can cause unwanted allergic reactions and breakouts. ...Read more

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Can aloe vera assist from sickness?

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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How many times should I use aloe vera?

How many times should I use aloe vera?

Natural Medicine: The juice from the aloe vera plant has been used for thousands of years, and is mentioned in ancient roman and egyptian texts. Despite this, the us fda has reservations about its use, and especially its overuse, and its claims for curative properties. Until more is known about it from current studies underway, be very cautious or avoid taking it internally, and limit external treatment to 4-6x/day. ...Read more

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What are the perfect timings to eat aloe vera?

Prior to a meal: Aloe vera juice is reported to aid with digestion if ingested prior to a meal. ...Read more

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Is it bad to leave aloe vera on for the night?

Aloe vera: Sometimes too much of a good thing can be too much of a good thing. Aloe may cause skin irritation. ...Read more

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What is a aloe vera plant exspecially good for?

What is a aloe vera plant exspecially good for?

Aloe Vera: Aloe vera has been purported to topically treat: skin wounds, burns, blisters, insect bites, rashes, sores, herpes, urticaria, fungus, dry skin, allergic reactions, acne, sunburn, frostbite, psoriasis, eczema, wrinkles from aging, rosacea, warts, and vaginal infections. Oral aloe vera is purported to help: congestion, indigestion, stomach ulcers, colitis, hemorrhoids, kidney infections and prostate. ...Read more

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Does aloe vera counteract withseizure medicine?

No: Aloe vera either in oral or topical form should not interact with anti-seizure medication. I ran a medication interaction cross-check with most common seizure medications and aloe vera and no interactions were noted. You may still want to contact your healthcare providers office if taking oral aloe vera to confirm safety. ...Read more

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Can you tell me the benefits of consuming aloe vera?

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 and aloe vesta the same or different? Thanks

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

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Is the aloe vera products good for the health? And how can you suggest me to use them? Can they have bad effects on my body if I use them for a long

Yes: Can be used with no specific time duration. Products can be used topically for burns and inflammatory conditions, and can be injested for digestive issues (only under a doctors supervision). ...Read more

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Could eating raw aloe vera poisonous?

Don't know of it: Being poison. But, the inner gel is scooped out of the leaf vice eating the leaf. 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. 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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Does aloe vera really help your skin?

Does aloe vera really help your skin?

Aloe Vera for Skin: Not significantly to my knowledge. However, aloe vera can have a cooling, soothing effect. ...Read more

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Is aloe vera helpful for sun burned skin?

Yes: Aloe vera contains anti-inflammatory acids. Aloe vera soothes inflammed, burned or irritated skin 7 decreases the chance of skin infections. ...Read more

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What are the health benefits of aloe vera?

What are the health benefits of aloe vera?

Aloe vera: Http://www. Lilyofthedesert. Com/common-uses-for-aloe-vera/

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What are the benefits of aloe vera liquid?

Aloe vera liquid: 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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Can aloe vera be appled in the vaginal area?

Yes, BUT: Yes, but there is no magic power to aloe. Don't expect anything wonderful. ...Read more

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Can aloe Vera cure or treat or help rosacea??

Can't hurt; but no: It is highly unlikely to produce any decrease in redness but it is a good moisturizer. ...Read more

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Can taking aloe vera gel tabs help stop pain?

It depends: Aloe vera gel can help soothe minor skin irritation and minor burn inflammation, but it is not useful as a "pain medicine". ...Read more

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How will I know what does aloe vera cream do?

Aloe vera: Aloe vera cream is anti-inflammatory and soothing. It also has some anti-bacterial properties when used topically. ...Read more

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Can aloe vera clean your body for a drug test?

Can aloe vera clean your body for a drug test?

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

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Which is more beneficial amla and aloe vera...?

Which is more beneficial amla and aloe vera...?

Apples vs. Oranges: Amla and Aloe both have a wide range of health benefits. As to which is more beneficial it depends- some will benefit more from one, some more from the other, but it does not have to be either/or as you're allowed to take both!
For more on amla benefits see http://tinyurl. Com/ybvut3up and http://tinyurl. Com/ybptawxk
To learn more about aloe see http://www. Naturalnews. Com/021858_aloe_vera_gel. Html ...Read more

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Is aloe vera a good way to make skin more clear?

Is aloe vera a good way to make skin more clear?

Aloe Vera: Aloe vera is of no value for any skin problem except for relief of minor burns. ...Read more

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Have you used aloe vera for its health benefits?

Benefits: 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 contains anti-inflammatory acids. Aloe vera soothes inflammed, burned skin & irritated skin & reduces the chance of skin infection. ...Read more

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Leave the fresh aloe vera overnight on you face?

No: I do not know what you are using the the aloe vera for, but I normally recommend wearing it during the day and washing off at bedtime. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how does aloe vera help the skin?

Aloe Vera: 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

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How can I stop sunburn hurting without aloe vera?

How can I stop sunburn hurting without aloe vera?

Cool compresses: Moist, cool compresses. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication or acetominophen. Tthese are options. ...Read more

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Could you tell me about aloe vera health benefits?

Aloe Vera Benefits: Aloe gel taken by mouth has been used for osteoarthritis, ulcerative colitis, stomach ulcers, diabetes, asthma, and for treating some side effects of radiation treatment.

Topical gel is used for sunburn, frostbite, psoriasis, and cold sores.

Some people also use aloe gel to help surgical wounds and bedsores heal faster.

See your Physician for your diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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Please tell me, could I use aloe vera as a lotion?

There are aloe: Vera products that are used as lotions. However be aware - although side effects are not common with aloe ; it is used to treat some skin conditions, it has the potential to cause skin irritation. There is also potential (rare) for allergic reaction. ...Read more

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Is it good to put aloe vera on face for overnight?

Might sting.: Sometimes too much of a good thing can be too much of a good thing. Although side effects are not common with aloe ; it is used to treat some skin conditions, it has the potential to cause skin irritation. ...Read more

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What health benefits are associated with aloe vera?

Benefits: 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 contains anti-inflammatory acids. Aloe vera soothes inflamed, burned & irritated skin & reduces the chance of skin infections. ...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