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Is aloe vera good for arthritis when taken internally?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
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In brief: Not proven to help

Aloe vera is a cactus-like plant that has been used as a folk medicine for generations.
The "gel" from the leaves can be used for treating minor skin burns, abrasions, or rashes. The "latex" juice from the plant has a laxative effect if taken internally. Many products add aloe vera as an ingredient and advertise themselves with claims of helping arthritis or other diseases. Claims are unproven.

In brief: Not proven to help

Aloe vera is a cactus-like plant that has been used as a folk medicine for generations.
The "gel" from the leaves can be used for treating minor skin burns, abrasions, or rashes. The "latex" juice from the plant has a laxative effect if taken internally. Many products add aloe vera as an ingredient and advertise themselves with claims of helping arthritis or other diseases. Claims are unproven.
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care

In brief: Yes

Yes aloe is anti-inflammatory and also creates alkalinity - whereas arthritic is acidic state.
Learn more by listening to my podcast called "5 steps to great health" on youtube.

In brief: Yes

Yes aloe is anti-inflammatory and also creates alkalinity - whereas arthritic is acidic state.
Learn more by listening to my podcast called "5 steps to great health" on youtube.
Dr. Vasu Brown
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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care

In brief: Yes

Aloe is anti-inflammatory and helps to alkalinize body arthritis is acidic state - so aloe helps listen to my podcast on youtube regarding 5 steps to great health.

In brief: Yes

Aloe is anti-inflammatory and helps to alkalinize body arthritis is acidic state - so aloe helps listen to my podcast on youtube regarding 5 steps to great health.
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Dr. Michael Laccheo
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: No

No.

In brief: No

No.
Dr. Michael Laccheo
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