A. Ravi kumar1* S. Satyanarayana1, Gireesh Jampana1, V. Govardhani1, Matle Naga Priyanka2
1Celon Laboratories Private Limited Aleap Industrial Estate, Near Pragathinagar, Gajularamaram, R.R. Dist. 500090, Telgana, India.
2Department of pharmaceutical analysis Narayana Pharmacy College, Nellore, Andhra Pradesh, India
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Aloe Vera is a natural product that is now a day frequently used in the field of cosmetology. Though there are various indications for its use, controlled trials are needed to determine its real efficacy. We review the scientific literature regarding the aloe vera plant and its products. Aloe vera is known to contain several pharmacologically active ingredients. Several reputable suppliers produce a stabilized aloe gel for use as itself or in formulations and there may be moves towards isolating and eventually providing verified active ingredients. The aloe Vera plant, its properties, mechanism of action and clinical uses are briefly reviewed in this article.
Keywords: Aloe Vera, health and beauty, skin