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What You Need To Know About Aloe Vera Benefits of Use

  • Summary: Aloe vera is probably best known for skincare and is well-tolerated by most. Aloe vera benefits from ingestion may not be as well tolerated so please consult with your healthcare provider.
  • Origin: Known as the “plant of immortality” the aloe vera plant was used as a funeral gift to pharaohs. Over the millennia the aloe vera benefits of skincare and more have reached around the world. 
  • Potential Health Benefits and Uses
    • Burns
    • Psoriasis
    • Constipation
    • Gastric Ulcers
  • Side Effects & Interactions: Always consult with a licensed healthcare provider.
  • Additional Information:

What You Might Want To Know About The Benefits Of Aloe Vera

What Benefits Might I Get From Aloe Vera

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Source: Evaluation of biological properties and clinical effectiveness of Aloe vera: A systematic review

One article reviewed, Evaluation of biological properties and clinical effectiveness of Aloe vera: A systematic review, highlighted many aloe vera benefits. There were really more than we could capture in this overview. One of the illustrations from that article, however, tells the story!


Our family has used aloe vera for burns for years. Our first encounter with aloe vera was after a day on the Jersey Shore. Everyone had a bit too much sun and needed some relief. A local shopkeeper recommended a bottle of straight aloe vera and we were hooked!


Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory skin disease. Aloe vera has been used in multiple studies to relieve psoriasis as well as eczema.


Taken internally, aloe vera has probably been most noted for its laxative effect. Please consult your healthcare provider.


Aloe vera has been successfully used for ulcers, both internally and externally. It has been especially noteworthy as a low-cost topical treatment for diabetic foot ulcers.

Additional Information & References

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Aloe Vera Products

When you are ready, here are some products that may help you experience some of aloe vera’s health benefits for your own health and household.

Aloe Vera Products for Pets

And don’t forget that our non-human loved ones who might also enjoy the benefits.