Aloe (Aloe barbadensis)


Presents information on aloe vera. History of aloe vera; Health benefits of complex carbohydrates or acetylated mannans contained in aloe vera; Effect of manapol on the immune system; Side effec...

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Lu Hui (aloe)

Pinyin Name: Lu Hui

Alternate Chinese Names: Xiang Dan

Original Source: Yao Xing Ben Cao (Materia Medica of Medicinal Properties) by Zhen Quan in 600 A.D.

English Name: Aloe

Botanical Name: Aloe vera L. (Ku La Suo Lu Hui); Aloe ferox Mill (Hao Wang Jiao Lu Hui)

Pharmaceutical Name: Aloe

Part Used Medicinally: Stem

Properties: Bitter, Cold

Channels Entered: Liver, Large Intestine
Chinese Therapeutic Actions
1. Purges Downwards

Radioprotective Efficacy of Aloe vera Leaf Extract

Radiomodifying effects of the leaf extract of Aloe vera were observed on the testes of Swiss albino mice at 50 and 100 mg/kg dose levels. This extract was non-toxic when injected up to 800 mg/kg,...

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