Aloe medications can be taken by mouth or applied to the skin. People take aloe gel by mouth for weight loss, diabetes, hepatitis, inflammatory bowel diseases, osteoarthritis, stomach ulcers, asthma, radiation-related skin sores, fever, itching and inflammation, and as a general tonic.
Hereof, which Aloe is medicinal?
Aloe vera, Aloe ferox, Aloe arborescens and Aloe perryi are the best known and most widely used, but many other species are also used for their therapeutic properties.
In this way, what is medical grade aloe vera?
The 100% Aloe Vera Gel Juice is Cold Pressed, Non-GMO and Pharmaceutical Grade. It is preservative free and the highest quality in the world. It can be used topically to heal wounds, moisturize, kill bacteria, protect the skin and reduce inflammation. This Product is for External Use Only.
Can aloe vera boost sperm?
There’s been no evidence to prove that aloe can improve sperm quality. In fact, one 2011 study on animals showed that aloe extract had the opposite effect: It reduced sperm quality and overall fertility.
Safety and side effects
It might be safe when appropriate doses are taken orally for a short time. Aloe latex or whole-leaf extract taken orally might be unsafe and is likely unsafe in high doses. Taking 1 gram a day of aloe latex for several days can cause acute kidney failure and can be fatal.
There are three poisonous Aloe species – Aloe ballyi, Aloe elata and Aloe ruspoliana. These species have leaf sap that gives off a strong ratty odour.
There are more than 300 varieties of aloes. However, not all of them have the properties and benefits that are known when talking about Aloe Vera. Only three or four species of this plant contain the well known and widespread medicinal and healing properties.