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ALOE VERA

Aloe vera is an herb that has been used for centuries to treat dry skin, sunburns, itchy rashes, cold sores, inflammatory skin conditions and other skin problems. It can also be used as a food supplement for high cholesterol and for improving blood circulation in the body. Aside from its moisturizing effects, it also has anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial effects.

Aloe vera is used in the following conditions:

  • As a skin moisturizer
  • Lubrication of vaginal epithelium to reduce vaginal dryness during menopausal and premenopausal stage.

Do not give aloe vera to people with the following conditions:

Aloe vera may have the following side effects:

Precautions

Take extra caution in patients with the following medical conditions:

  • Pregnant
  • Skin and eye irritations
  • Open wounds
  • Irritated, or sun-burned skin
  • Children

 Interactions

Aloe vera may interact with the following medicines:

 

If you think you may have used this medication more than the usual dosage, seek medical help immediately.

Available Brands:

Celeteque, Elovera, Enfacare Diaper Protection Cream, Hiruscar, IsoFlav Vaginal Gel, Kinerase Hydrating Antioxidant Mist, Lab46 Baby Care Wonder Wash, Tenderils Herbal Baby Body Lotion

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