Aloe - a medicinal plant, which has anti-inflammatory and regenerative properties. Widely used in dermatology, dentistry, gynecology, surgery and general medical practice.

chemical composition

The aloe juice contains the following ingredients:

  • Anthracene derivatives;
  • Enzymes;
  • Volatile;
  • Vitamins;
  • Aloin;
  • Aloe-emodin;
  • Rabarberon;
  • Gomonataloin;
  • Resinous substance;
  • Traces of essential oils.

beneficial features

Aloe has a strong analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, laxative, choleretic, protivoozhogovym effect, increases appetite and improves digestion.

The juice of the plant cleans pores, hydrates the skin and improves its elasticity, relieves irritation, so it is often used in cosmetics and dermatology as additives for various cosmetics and pure.


The pharmaceutical industry produces the following drugs aloe: juice, liniment, tablets and syrup aloe with iron.

The juice of the plant is prescribed for gastroenteritis, constipation, periodontal disease, colitis, arthritis, enterocolitis, gastritis and arthritis. Mixing with honey, it is taken as a fortifying agent.

Syrup aloe iron is used to treat anemia, improve blood circulation, metabolism and enhancing immunity. The drug is effective in case of poisoning, infections, radiation sickness, internal bleeding.

Liniment containing an extract of aloe tree. It is prescribed for burns, arthritis, periarthritis, periodontal disease, arthritis, amphodontosis.

The tablets contain the crushed leaves preserved plants. The drug is used in ophthalmology at the worsening of myopia, myopic chorioretinitis.

With such eye diseases as keratitis, iritis, conjunctivitis, clouding of vitreous body of eye, as well as diseases of the gastrointestinal tract designate aqueous liquid plant extract for oral administration in the form of injections.


The use of aloe has the following contraindications:

  • Pregnancy;
  • Uterine bleeding;
  • Cancer;
  • Chronic diseases of the cardiovascular system;
  • Cystitis;
  • Hemorrhoids.

If you have a chronic disease before use of aloe is necessary to consult with your doctor.

Domestic drug aloe

The plant successfully grown at home, so the healing properties of aloe vera have long been used in folk medicine.

For the treatment of exhaustion mixed milled leaves of the plant with honey, walnuts and lemon juice. All components take 100 of the receiving means of one dessert spoon for 30 minutes before meals 3-4 times a day.

For the treatment of acute respiratory diseases and ENT 300 g aloe vera stems crank through a meat grinder and triturated with 3 tbsp. l. honey and alcohol. Take 1 ch. L. Three times a day before meals.

At a cold juice of the plant is instilled in the nasal passages: adults - 5-8 drops; children 3-16 years - 4-5 drops; children up to 3 years - 2-3 drops in both the nasal passage 3-4 times a day.

Gastric ulcer is very good use of fresh aloe vera leaves (or parts of them no longer than 5 cm), 2 times a day. The leaves of the plant to eat on an empty stomach, carefully chewing. To eliminate the bitterness can jam and honey. Such treatment is preferably carried out for three months, and optionally repeated after 30 days.

When pulmonary tuberculosis using restorative properties of aloe. For the treatment, a mixture of a tablespoon of plant extracts, honey, butter, goose fat and cocoa. All ingredients except the juice taken at 100 g, was stirred and heated, preventing boiling. Before taking 1 tbsp. l. obtained by means of heated diluted in a glass of milk. Take 2 times a day before meals.

With burns helps wounds fresh juice processing plant. After application it is left on the affected skin for 20-30 minutes.

To heal festering wounds and cuts apply gauze pads with aloe juice and crushed leaves.

Inflammation of the skin is well removed from the egg white mask and plant juice (2 tbsp. L. Juice and a protein). The mixture was applied to the face and hold for 15 minutes.

To improve skin color is mixed with the juice of the plant and the cream is applied to the mixture by means of gauze in the morning and evening.