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Alternative Names

Aloe Gel, Aloe Capensis, Aloe Leaf Gel, Aloe Latex, Aloès Vrai, Aloe Vera Barbenoids, Aloe Perfoliata, Aloes, Aloès, Aloès de Curaçao, Aloe Vera Gel, Aloès du Cap, Aloès des Barbades, Aloès Vulgaire, Burn Plant, Barbados Aloe, Chritkumari, Cape Aloe, Curacao Aloe,Elephant's Gall, Ghi-Kuvar, Ghee-Kunwar, Gvar Patha, Ghrita-Kumari, Gel de la Feuille d'Aloès, Hsiang-Dan, Indian Aloe, Jafarabad Aloe, Kumari, Kanya, Latex d'Aloès, Lu-Hui, Lily of the Desert, Miracle Plant, Plante de l'Immortalitè, Plant of Immortality, Plante de Premiers Secours, Plante de la Peau, Plante Miracle, Plantes des Brûlures, Sàbila CAUTION: Please refer to separate listing for Jiaogulan (Miracle Grass), Gymnema (Miracle Plant) and Miracle Fruit.

Scientific Name

Aloe Barbadenis

Why Do People Use Aloe Vera?

Aloe Vera is utilized for inflammatory bowel diseases including ulcerative colitis, osteoarthritis, inflammation and itching, fever and as a tonic. Aloe Vera powder is additionally utilized orally for gastro-duodenal diabetes, asthma, ulcers and radiation-related mucositis. Aloe latex is utilized orally for constipation, epilepsy, clogging, asthma, dying, colitis, colds, amenorrhea, for depression, glaucoma, diabetes, bursitis, hemorrhoids, different sclerosis, varicose veins and some vision issues. Aloe barbadensis (Aloe) is utilized for wound healing, burns, posthemorrhoidectomy pain, osteoarthritis, sunburn, hemorrhoids, psoriasis, inflammation, cold sores and frostbite. Aloe Vera is also used as moisturizer and as an antiseptic.

Is It Safe To Use?

Possibly Safe - Aloe Vera is safe when utilized appropriately and topically. Possibly Unsafe - When aloe powder is utilized orally. For Children - Kids more near 12 years of age may encounter cramps, abdominal pain and diarrhea after consuming Aloe barbadensis. In Pregnancy - Avoid its use as it may trigger menstruation and may cause abortion. In Lactation - Likely unsafe for breastfeeding females.

How Effective Is Aloe Vera?

Aloe powder is possibly effective in following conditions: • Constipation • Diabetes • Frostbite • Herpes simplex • Hyperlipidemia • Pressure ulcers • Radiation-induced skin toxicity • Ulcerative colitis • Wound healing

How Aloe Vera Works?

The commonly used part Aloe Vera is its leaves. From the leaves, numerous useful components of aloe could be derived. Latex of Aloe contains up to 30% anthraquinones. It likewise contains aloesin and pitches. Anthraquinones consist of a tricyclic anthracene nucleus and are digested into anthrones in the colon, which are in charge of strong diuretic action. Preliminary studies propose that anthraquinones may have carcinogenic and mutagenic impacts and may trigger tumor development. Mechanism incorporate intercalation of the tricyclic anthraquinone structure into DNA, inhibition of action of topoisomerase II, and alteration of cell growth and flagging. Aloe barbadensis gel does not contain anthraquinones as found in the aloe latex. Aloe gel contains tannins, mono- and poly-saccharides, enzymes, sterols, saponins, amino acids, arachidonic acid, lipids, salicylic acid and minerals. The salicylate and carboxypeptidase constituents of aloe gel can repress bradykinin. Magnesium lactate present in this gel can hinder histamine, which may lessen itching. A C-glucosyl chromone segment of aloe seems to diminish topical inflammation. Aloe powder may put a stop to the synthesis of thromboxane A2, which prevents ischemia in wounds. This may speed the recuperating of frostbite and healing of burns. Aloe vera likewise appears to have antifungal and antibacterial characteristic. Aloe gel appears to have an anti-oxidant impact and can reduce levels of interleukin-8 and colorectal prostaglandin E2. These impacts may explain why aloe gel appears to help a few patients with inflammatory bowel disease. Some clinical trials suggest that aloe vera may additionally have hypoglycemic effects. In animal models, aloe appears to prevent the wound compression created by silver sulfadiazine (SSD). In models of animal frostbite, aloe powder is by all accounts more successful for enhancing tissue survival than pentoxifylline. The mixture of pentoxifylline plus aloe gel produces better results than either agent alone. At the point when connected to psoriatic plaques, concentrate of aloe cream appears to diminish erythema and desquamation of cells. This results in resolution or lessening of the plaques.

What Are The Side Effects /Adverse Reactions of Aloe Vera?

Gel of Aloe is generally well tolerated. No serious side effects have been observed. Aloe powder can result in stomach cramps and pain. Its usage for long time can result in diarrhea, at times with blood, albuminuria, hematuria, potassium consumption, weight reduction, weakness in muscle, pseudomelanosis coli and heart disturbance. Pseudomelanosis coli is believed to be innocuous and typically undergoes resolution with cessation of Aloe barbadensis. Long term utilization of high dosage (one gram per day or more) of aloe powder can result in nephritis, hemorrhagic gastritis and acute renal failure. Acute hepatitis cases have been registered for after ingestion of aloe leaf extract for as much as 3-5 years. Topically, aloe gel is for the most part well tolerated. Infrequently, it has been linked with tingling, burning and contact dermatitis.

How Aloe Vera Interacts With Other Herbs and Supplements?

Aloe barbadensis may interact and produce unwanted side effects with following herbs and supplements: • Herbs and supplements with hypoglycemic potential • Cardiac glycoside-containing herbs • Licorice • Horsetail • Stimulant laxative herbs

How Aloe Vera Interacts With Drugs?

Concomitant use of Aloe powder and following drugs may result in serious side effects: • Diuretic drugs • Digoxin • Stimulant laxatives • Sevoflurane • Warfarin

How Aloe Vera Interacts With Foods?

Not known.

How Aloe Vera Interacts With Lab Tests?

Not known.

How Aloe Vera Interacts With Diseases and Conditions?

Aloe Vera may produce unwanted side effect after interacting with following diseases or conditions: • Gastrointestinal conditions • Kidney disorders • Hemorrhoids • Surgery

What Should Be the Dose/Administration of Aloe Vera?

ORAL • For ulcerative colitis, 100 ml of almost 50% solution has been utilized twice every day. • For problem of constipation, the common dosage is 100-200 mg aloe or 50 mg aloe extract taken at night. • For diabetes patients, aloe gel one tablespoon every day has been utilized. •For hyperlipidemia patients, 10-20 mL aloe every day has been utilized. TOPICAL • In case of psoriasis, aloe extricate 0.5% cream used 3 times every day has been utilized. • For herpes simplex, aloe gel-containing cream 0.5% 3 times day by day has been utilized. • For healing of wounds, aloe gel-containing cream 0.5% use 3 times every day.


The FDA asked all manufacturers to remove completely or refine all over the counter laxative products having aloe. The FDA beforehand asked for safety information, yet the makers choose it was not worth the expensive to conduct research. Aloe also mentioned in Bible, is a random fragrant wood utilized as incense.

General Certificate of Analysis (COA)

Specification sheet links below are a standard copy of the COA less the batch or lot number and manufactures dates. Specification sheet can be dated and should only be considered as a general information. Please contact and request an up to date COA if needed for specific updated information before placing order by filling out the contact form with product name and SKU number. If ordering quantities of twenty five kilos or more contact for availability.

Specification Sheets

Aloe Vera Powder


These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

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