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Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera

Aloe vera is a succulent plant widely used for a variety of reported health benefits. Active compounds found in Aloe vera have potential wound healing, analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties. Research has demonstrated that topically applied Aloe vera may be effective in increasing skin hydration and reducing symptoms associated with psoriasis and acne. Aloe vera is also considered a very gentle ingredient that is well tolerated even by individuals with sensitive and/or inflamed skin. Orally, Aloe vera has potential benefits for reducing blood glucose and lipid levels, and aiding in digestive health.

SYNONYMS:
Aloe barbadenis

REFERENCES:
Dal'Belo SE, Gaspar LR, Campos PM. Moisturizing effect of cosmetic formulations containing Aloe vera extract in different concentrations assessed by skin bioengineering techniques. Skin Research and Technology 2006; 12(4): 241-246.

Surjushe A, Vasani R, Saple DG. Aloe Vera: A Short Review. Indian J Dermatol. 2008; 53(4); 163-166.

Syed T, Ahmad s, Holt A, et al. Management of psoriasis with Aloe vera extract in a hydrophilic cream: a placebo-controlled, double blind study. Tropical Medicine and International Health 1996; 1(4): 505-509.

Vogler, B, Ernst E. Aloe vera: a systematic review of its clinical effectiveness. British Journal of General Practice 1999; 49: 823-828.

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