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Aloe (Aloe barbadensis)
News & Research:
- Aloe Vera Reduces
Severity of Dermatitis After Radiotherapy - Medscape, 9/5/12
Oral Aloe Vera
for Treatment of Diabetes Mellitus and Dyslipidemia (printer-friendly) -
Medscape, 11/16/10 - "Five out of the seven studies
that evaluated diabetes endpoints in humans showed significant reductions in
fasting blood glucose after treatment with oral aloe vera in patients with
diabetes or prediabetes;[21,22,24,25,28] the remaining two studies reported
a trend toward decreased blood or plasma glucose concentrations in the
aloe-treated groups.[26,27] Significant reductions in HbA1c—up to 22.6% of
baseline—were seen in all three studies that evaluated this
measure.[22,27,28] One of these studies reported improvements in
fructosamine levels, suggesting an improvement in average blood glucose
levels over time"
By The Skin of Its Leaves - Nutrition Science News, 5/01 -
"In test-tube studies, aloeride, a sugar extract
derived from the whole leaf, has shown potent immunity enhancing ability. In
addition, special processing of polysaccharides from aloe gel has revealed
another fraction with potent immune-stimulating effects. Aloe gel also
harbors a variety of phenolic and enzyme antioxidants, which may prevent UV
light-induced immune suppression, keeping skin cancer at bay"
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