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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
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
No harm: Just curious though, what are you hoping to gain from aloe vera juice? ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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
Yes: A number of studies have shown that it helps with healing from burns. ...Read more
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
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
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
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!
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To learn more about aloe see http://www. Naturalnews. Com/021858_aloe_vera_gel. Html ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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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