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International Journal of Pharmacognosy and Clinical Research

Vol. 1, Issue 2, Part A (2019)

Unlocking the therapeutic potential: A comprehensive review on the medicinal applications of Aloe vera DC

Author(s):

Anilkumar KK

Abstract:

Aloe vera, a succulent plant with a rich history in traditional medicine, has garnered widespread attention for its diverse medicinal properties. This comprehensive review delves into the extensive range of therapeutic applications associated with Aloe vera. The plant's gel, derived from its fleshy leaves, is a treasure trove of bioactive compounds, including polysaccharides, anthraquinones, and antioxidants. Aloe vera has demonstrated anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, and wound-healing properties, making it a valuable asset in dermatology and skincare. Beyond skin health, this plant has been explored for its potential in managing diabetes, gastrointestinal disorders, and immune system modulation. This review assimilates findings from both traditional knowledge and contemporary scientific research, shedding light on the promising avenues for Aloe vera in modern medicine. As we navigate through the intricate web of Aloe vera's medicinal uses, this synthesis aims to provide a comprehensive resource for researchers, healthcare professionals, and enthusiasts interested in the multifaceted applications of this remarkable plant.

Pages: 35-39  |  223 Views  49 Downloads


International Journal of Pharmacognosy and Clinical Research
How to cite this article:
Anilkumar KK. Unlocking the therapeutic potential: A comprehensive review on the medicinal applications of Aloe vera DC. Int. J. Pharmacogn. Clin. Res. 2019;1(2):35-39. DOI: 10.33545/2664763X.2019.v1.i2a.39
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