Aloe Vera

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Common Name: 
Aloe Vera, Indian Aloe, Barbados Aloe, Curacao Aloe
Botanical Name:   Aloe barbadensis, Aloe ferox
Chinese / Pin Yin Name:  Lu Hui
Aloe Vera Dosage: Follow doctors instructions on how to use this herb.
Aloe Vera Cautions: Do not use if pregnant or nursing. Discontinue use in the event of diarrhea or watery stools

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Aloe Vera Benefits & Information

Aloe Vera is an evergreen succulent plant that has been used medicinally since the time of the ancient Greeks. The Aloe plant was used as a traditional medicine to purge. Aloe can be used internally, as well as topically.  It is used in a wide variety of products including beverages, cosmetics, lotions, ointments and hair care.  It is used as a popular treatment for sunburn.  Traditionally aloe Vera was used to relax the bowels, clear fire and expel the intestinal parasite ascarid.  Aloe Vera offers many health benefits including supporting digestive health, temporary relief of constipation, relief of a variety of skin conditions 
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Aloe Vera Properties: 
Bitter, Cold
Aloe Vera Channels / Meridians:  Large Intestine, Liver, Stomach
Naturally Occurring Chemical Components in Aloe Vera:   amino acids, anthraquinones, enzymes, minerals, lignins, monosaccharide, polysaccharides, salicylic acid, saponins, and sterols.  Vitamin A, B1, B2, B3, B6, C, and Vitamin E.

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Herbs That Combine With Aloe Vera

Dandelion     Goji Berry     Shi Chang Pu     Chickweed     Turmeric  

References:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aloe_vera, http://alternativehealing.org/lu_hui.htm