Aloe (Aloe barbadensis)

Summertime medicine chest must - ALOE

On a recent trip to Florida's Gulf Coast, I was quite vividly reminded of the virtues of aloe.

Being a physician, I ought to be well aware of the risks associated with excessive sun exposure. As a former swimming instructor, and an avid lover of the outdoors, I certainly know a lot about the risks associated with excessive sun exposure. One would think that on my own vacation I would follow the sage advice I give to patients travelling to sunny climates in mid-winter.

Bioactive Compounds Isolated from Aloe ferox: A Plant Traditionally Used for the Treatment of Sexually Transmitted Infections

Bioactive Compounds Isolated from Aloe ferox: A Plant Traditionally Used for the Treatment of Sexually Transmitted Infections in the Eastern Cape, South Africa

Aloe ferox Mill, is one of the plants used for the treatment of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa. Different extracts of the plant were investiga...

What Happens When the Olive Leaf Meets the Aloe Leaf?

The article reports on the newly patented over-the-counter therapeutic brand of olive leaf and aloe leaf extracts manufactured by East Park Research, Inc. and Carrington Laboratories, Inc. brande...

Dietary Aloe Vera Supplementation & Glycemic Control in Diabetes

The article reports on the importance of Aloe vera as a promising agent for controlling diabetes and reducing oxidative stress which caused high percentage of mortality in the U.S. New studies ha...

Aloe

Aloe vera (syn. A. barbadensis) Family: Asphodelaceae(*)

INTRODUCTION

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