Aloe vera and the science
For a long time aloe vera was considered a mystical medicinal plant. Meanwhile, though, the successes in treatment achieved with aloe vera have been confirmed by scientific research.
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Aloe vera at a glance
An overview of the many possible applications. Aloe vera is used globally for the treatment of numerous illnesses, including eczema and cancer. The report provides an overview of possible applications but also explains why it is important to ensure good quality (e.g. aloin-free due to its laxative effect).Studies_AV_Aloe at a glance [2,1 MB]
Aloe vera - components
Aloe vera is known as a medicinal plant or silent healer. This article addresses the combination of individual and unique active ingredients of aloe vera and their pharmacological interaction.Studies_AV_Aloe vera components [2,53 MB]
The study demonstrates that aloe vera is a wonderful natural agent for the improvement of skin moisture levels. The use of aloe vera on dry and chapped skin is therefore highly recommended.Studies_AV_Moisturising effect [3,52 MB]
Glucans from aloe vera gel
Aloe vera is known for its wound healing and anti-inflammatory properties. The study investigated which of the established active ingredients of aloe vera are responsible for the cell division-promoting (= wound healing) effect and which are responsible for the anti-inflammatory effect.Studies_AV_Glucans from aloe vera gel [1,87 MB]
The study describes the use of aloe vera as a beneficial supplement that reduces blood sugar levels in diabetics and blood lipid levels in patients with hyperlipidaemia. It also describes aloe vera’s efficacy against genital herpes and psoriasis..Studies_AV_Clinical efficacy [1,56 MB]
Effect on bioavailability
The study not only demonstrates that aloe vera’s active ingredients have the power to heal but that they can significantly boost the availability of other substances. It is thus proven that the simultaneous consumption of aloe vera and the vitamins C and E will boost the bioavailability of the vitamins many times over.Studies_AV_Effect on bioavailability [1,66 MB]
Wound healing effect
Aloe vera is well known for its wound healing effect. The objective of this study is to find out which of the ingredients in aloe vera is in fact responsible for this healing effect. The results show that it is a glycoprotein.Studies_AV_Wound healing effect [1,31 MB]