Aloe vera: An emerging herb

  • Trivedi Neelanchal Teerthanker Mahaveer College of Pharmacy, Teerthanker Mahaveer University, Moradabad,Uttar Pradesh, India
  • Bhuvnesh Kumar Singh Teerthanker Mahaveer College of Pharmacy, Teerthanker Mahaveer University, Moradabad,Uttar Pradesh, India
  • Abhishek Bharadwaj Teerthanker Mahaveer College of Pharmacy, Teerthanker Mahaveer University, Moradabad,Uttar Pradesh, India
Keywords: Aloe vera,Ayurveda, Pharmacological properties

Abstract

Aloe vera is not only used in Ayurvedic system of medicines but also in Homoeopathic & Allopathic system of medicine. The leaves of Aloe vera contains a number of minerals, vitamins, amino acids including sugars.The plant is also consumed for their various pharmacological properties like purgative, emollient & antimicrobial effects with antiinflammatory and anti-oxidant potentials. The plant is also used in cosmetic preparations to prevent & cure burns, sunburns, minor cuts. The study was reviewed due to marvelous healing properties of Aloe vera on the basis of available literature.

Published
2017-03-31