Abstract: Aloe used in intestinal disorders, atherosclerosis and coronary hearth disease, anti-cancer actions, immunity.
Abstract: Evidence will be presented that suggests increasing credibility for the benefits of ingested aloe gel.
Abstract: The International Aloe Science Council (IASC) responded to the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) recent news release telling consumers to avoid taking aloe vera orally, with what IASC executive director, Devon Powell, called “some simple facts.” Recently published studies on consumer products showed no carcinogenic effects. Purified (decolorized) aloe vera: no known carcinogenic concerns according to internationally recognized cancer organization. The vast majority of aloe vera products for oral consumption are decolorized or purified. The NTP test article is chemically distinct from what is found in consumer products for oral consumption.
Abstract: The objective of this study was to initiate a systematic and scientific investigation of the effects of long-term Aloe ingestion on laboratory rats.