Aloe vera, also known as aloe vera, long tu, tongue can be considered a small medicine cabinet in the house. Its leaf gel can immediately cover the burns, from burning the gas to sunburn. However, even though it is herbal, not everyone is healthy.
Soothes sunburned skin, wounds or burns
Function as a laxative (aloe vera)
Reduce irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and constipation
Preliminary research shows that aloe extract in moisturizer can treat genital herpes in men.
Some studies show that aloe vera may help treat dandruff and psoriasis, but more research is needed to give advice on how to use aloe to achieve these effects.
Aloe vera has long been known for its ability to heal wounds. The ability to heal burns, open wounds and pain relief has been recorded in history books from 10 centuries ago.
Legend has it that Queen Cleopatra used aloe vera to maintain her skin's fresh, soft appearance.
Modern history recognizes the use of aloe vera in the 30s of the 20th century. Aloe vera is a major component in medicines for sunburn, minor wounds, skin irritation and a variety of minor injuries. other.
Recently, aloe vera has become popular when put into toothpaste gel. Similar to skin, aloe vera gel has a cleansing, softening and antibacterial effect.
Pure aloe vera gel is usually used 3-4 times a day to treat sunburns or minor burns. For large burns, you should not apply aloe vera but need to go to a doctor immediately.
Do not use bitter aloe on the skin and avoid using during pregnancy and do not use aloe if you are suffering from hemorrhoids, kidney disease, heart disease or arrhythmia.
Avoid aloe vera if you are allergic to onions, garlic or tulips
Drinking aloe vera can reduce blood sugar so don't take it if you're taking hypoglycemic drugs.
There are about 300 species of aloe vera but only a few of them can actually be used for medical purposes.
It is possible to apply aloe vera in clinical treatment as follows:
Treatment of constipation: aloe powder, high bile, licorice powder and excipients; or 100g fresh aloe vera, green beans both 20g shells, 50g sand sugar cook.
Treatment of back pain: 50g fresh aloe, 50g black beans, 100g sand sugar.
Treatment of pimples - Abces: crushing both the leaves and the shells on the red swollen area.
Acne scars: take fresh aloe juice to apply to the skin.
Associate Prof. Dr. Nguyen Thi Bay