Aloe Vera

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Biologic Effects Of Aloe Vera Gel Nidhi KathuriaSenior Lecturer, Dept. of Prosthodontics, PDM Dental College And Research Institute
Neelam GuptaReader, Dept. of Prosthodontics, PDM Dental College And Research Institute
ManishaSenior Lecturer, Dept. of Prosthodontics, PDM Dental College And Research Institute
Rahul PrasadSenior Lecturer, Dept. of Prosthodontics, Bharati Vidyapeeth Dental College
Nikita MBBS Student

Citation: N. Kathuria, N. Gupta, . Manisha, R. Prasad, . Nikita: Biologic Effects Of Aloe Vera Gel. The Internet Journal of Microbiology. 2011 Volume 9 Number 2

Keywords: Aloe vera gel, antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral, denture adhesive, tooth gel, denture cleanser.

Aloe vera is known for its many health benefits. It helps in improving the appearance of skin, treat digestive problems and boost immune systems. Use of aloe vera is beneficial in many oral conditions. Due to its anti bacterial qualities it is effective in fighting the bacteria and preventing bad breath, gingivitis, stomatitis and periodontitis. Acute mouth lesions are improved by direct application of aloe vera gel on herpetic viral lesions, apthous ulcers and cracks occurring at corner of mouth. Denture patients with sore spots and ill fitting complete or partial dentures can benefit by the use of aloe vera. It also promotes cell growth and act as detoxifying agent.

The use of aloe vera is being promoted for a large variety of conditions. Aloe vera looks like a catus but it isn’t – the plant is a member of the lily family which includes garlic and onion. The aloe plant is grown in warm tropical areas and cannot survive freezing temperatures. There are many species of aloe grown around the world but the main medicinal one is…...

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