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Herbal Remedies of Aloe Vera

Aloe vera plants usually must be at least 4 years old before they will have any medicianl properties. Aloe is currently thought to be the only natural soruce of vitamin B12. This vitamin is excellent. Diabetics are prone¬† to wounds, and aloe vera is a powerful medical tool when treating their slow-healing injuries. Aloe vera […]

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Aloe Vera Supports Surgical Recovery

Aloe decreases surgical recovery time, according to a report in the Journal of Dermatologic Surgery and Onclology. Eighteen acne patients underwent facial dermabrasion surgery, in which lesions are scraped away. Dressings were applied to their faces, with half of each person’s face receiving the standard dressing coated wiht surgical gel, and the other half with […]

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Aloe Vera and Wounds Healing

The bulk of aloe leaf is filled with gel, 96% water with the other 4% containing 75 known substances. Applied to wounds, aloe gel is mild anesthetic, relieving itching, swelling, and pain; it also is antibacterial and antifungal, increases blood flow to wounded areas, and stimulates fibroblasts, the skin cells responsible for wound healing. An […]

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Benefits of Aloe Vera

The healing properties of Aloe vera have been known for millennia. The use of Aloe was discovered on a Mesopotamian caly tablet (ca. 2100 BC). Aloes were listed in the Ebers papyrus (ca.¬† 1500 BC) as an established cathartic. Legend has it that aloe was an important part of the beauty regimen of the Egyptian […]

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