Simple remedies for herpes you can make at home
(Natural News) Oral herpes is a condition that causes painful cold sores to form on your mouth or face. If you have oral herpes, natural remedies like aloe vera or sage can help relieve your symptoms. What is oral herpes? The herpes simplex virus (HSV) is an infection that causes herpes. Herpes can appear in various... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Beat cystic acne with these herbal treatments
(Natural News) Acne can affect a person’s confidence, especially when you have a condition like cystic acne. The most severe type of acne, this condition causes large, painful cysts to appear on your face and on other parts of your body. To relieve the symptoms of cystic acne, try some natural remedies like aloe vera... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Essential wound care supplies for your home first aid kit
When the cut, scrape, blister or bleeding happens, you don't want to be stuck running in a panicked frenzy to the closest drug store. Instead, be prepared for common injuries, symptoms and ailments with a well-stocked medicine cabinet and home first aid kit. Here are the essential wound care supplies you should have on hand at home: Make sure your home first aid kit is well stocked. For cuts and scrapes: The basic must-haves for these minor wounds include: Adhesive bandages in various sizes. Sterile gauze pads. Medical tape. Antibiotic ointment. The size of the wound will help you determine whether a bandage will s...
Source: Advanced Tissue - April 29, 2019 Category: Dermatology Authors: AdvancedTissue Tags: Wound Care Wound care products Source Type: news

Top tips for wound care at home
  The level of care and affection you apply to your wound can make or break the recovery process. Proper wound care at home helps you heal as quickly as possible, reducing the chances of infection or other delays in recovery. Get back to tip-top shape in no time by following these tips: Proper wound care at home is vital for healing. Wash your hands Never touch a wound before cleaning your hands! Wash them thoroughly with antibacterial soap to remove bacteria and other debris that can threaten infection. Keep it clean Healthline advised keeping minor wounds clean and dry for five days after the ini...
Source: Advanced Tissue - February 7, 2019 Category: Dermatology Authors: AdvancedTissue Tags: Wound Care Source Type: news

Prevent diabetes-induced nephropathy with aloe vera
(Natural News) People with diabetes may want to consider taking aloe vera. This well-known medicinal plant has been found to have protective effects against diabetes-induced nephropathy. Diabetic nephropathy, also known as diabetic kidney disease, is a serious kidney-related complication of diabetes. Around 40 percent of people with diabetes develop kidney disease later on. This condition... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Another benefit of aloe vera: It reduces fasting blood glucose
(Natural News) The number of people with diabetes continues to increase. To fight this epidemic, researchers continue to search for safe and effective natural treatments. One of the natural medicines discovered by scientists is aloe vera. A meta-analysis published in The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine supports the oral consumption of aloe vera for... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Top 12 natural remedies for eczema
Many natural remedies can relieve the dry, itchy skin that eczema causes, including aloe vera, coconut oil, special baths, and essential oils. In this article, we discuss the best natural remedies for eczema and how to use them. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Atopic Dermatitis / Eczema Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the health benefits of aloe vera juice?
Aloe vera is a popular remedy for burns and skin problems, and it is also available as a juice. Learn about the health benefits of this nutritious beverage here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Study concludes effectiveness of aloe vera in preventing pressure ulcers in hospitalized patients
(Natural News) Pressure ulcers or decubitus ulcers — commonly known as bedsores — are common complications among hospitalized patients. A new study published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine found a natural way of treating and preventing these ulcers using aloe vera gel. Pressure ulcers are areas of damaged skin, primarily caused by... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study concludes effectiveness of aloe vera for preventing pressure ulcers in hospitalized patients
(Natural News) Pressure ulcers or decubitus ulcers — commonly known as bedsores — are common complications among hospitalized patients. A new study published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine found a natural way of treating and preventing these ulcers using aloe vera gel. Pressure ulcers are areas of damaged skin, primarily caused by... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Natural cancer solutions: Aloe vera and honey can reduce tumor progression
(Natural News) Cancer occurs because of the growth of abnormal tumor cells in specific parts of the body. Currently, conventional methods of treating the disease are complicated, expensive, and very painful for patients. According to a study, this may not necessarily be the case anymore as safer but effective alternatives exist in the form of honey... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Patients with radiation proctitis benefit from aloe vera therapy
(Natural News) Acute radio proctitis is a grim reminder of how uncertain and risky conventional cancer treatment can be. According to one study, a topical preparation of aloe vera can be used to remedy the condition and provide relief to patients. Acute radio or radiation proctitis is an inflammation of the lower parts of the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How do you make mosquito bites go away faster?
Mosquito bites are a common occurrence that can cause inflammation and itching. The bites are usually not harmful themselves, but mosquitoes may carry disease. Potential home remedies include using ice, honey, and aloe vera. Prevention methods include using repellent and covering the skin when possible. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Bites and Stings Source Type: news

Rejuvenate your skin and get rid of dark circles under your eyes with aloe vera
(Natural News) Are you always pulling all-nighters that cause unsightly dark circles to form under your eyes? If you want to get rid of these blemishes, look no further than aloe vera. A unique succulent plant, aloe vera contains vitamin E and anti-pigmentation properties, which help get rid of those dark circles. The video below, which was... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Truly a superfood: Aloe vera treats constipation
(Natural News) Constipation is a gastrointestinal condition characterized by difficulty in bowel movement or having fewer bowel movements on average, typically less than three in a single week. It can occur due to a wide variety of reasons, including a lack of fiber or fluid intake, old age or additional health problems. Fortunately, it can... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can aloe vera gel help treat eczema?
Aloe vera is a natural plant-based moisturizer with antibacterial properties. In this article, learn about how aloe vera gel can help treat eczema. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Atopic Dermatitis / Eczema Source Type: news

The Effects of Aloe Vera on Wound Healing The Effects of Aloe Vera on Wound Healing
What do we currently know about the mechanisms of aloe vera treatment in wound healing?Wounds (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Aloe vera is a gentle aphrodisiac that enhances libido
(Natural News) Aloe vera is a plant that has a multitude of uses across the world. For instance, Nigerian locals often turn to aloe vera as a treatment for stomach ulcers, constipation, eczema, and so much more. Its application as an aphrodisiac has been gaining traction and, as shown in a study published in BMC Complementary... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the best natural H. pylori treatments?
The bacteria H. pylori can cause a range of gastrointestinal issues, including gastritis. Infection may even lead to gastric cancer. Fortunately, there are many natural ways to help treat it, including honey, aloe vera, broccoli sprouts, and lemongrass oil. Learn about eight natural treatments for H. pylori here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology Source Type: news

How to get rid of sunburn: Five foods to eat to help relieve sore and itchy skin
HOW TO get rid of sunburn: prevention is better than cure, but if you do end up with sunburn there are some things you can do to reduce damage. Applying aloe-vera gel can cool and sooth itchy and sore skin and even eating certain foods can lend a helping hand. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Fifteen home remedies for acne
Many home remedies can help people reduce their acne by treating oily skin, killing bacteria, and providing antioxidants. Natural treatments that reduce acne flare-ups include aloe vera gel, honey, and tea tree oil. Learn about 15 natural home remedies and how to use them to improve acne, pimples, and oily skin here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Better than aloe? A cold milk compress speeds the healing of a sunburn
(Natural News) Nothing makes summer more exciting than being able to frolic outside and enjoy the warm weather. However, staying outdoors under the sun without protection causes a common problem: sunburn. While most people would quickly grab a bottle of aloe vera to soothe the red patch, there’s a more effective treatment that speeds up the healing of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to treat a burn on the roof of the mouth at home
Burning the roof of the mouth is common. These burns are easy to treat at home and rarely cause for concern. Natural remedies can help, including yogurt, milk, aloe vera gel, and honey. Here, learn about seven natural home remedies for burns on the roof of the mouth. We also describe when to see a doctor. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Sunburn warning: How much you should reapply suncream - Dr Chris reveals best factor
SUNBURN treatments include creams and aloe vera gel. To prevent the condition, you should apply suncream. But, how often should you top up on sun tan lotion? ITV This Morning's Dr Chris reveals the best factor for preventing skin cancer (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Burn Care: Provider Expertise and Quick Decisions are a Patient ’s Best Chance for Survival
This article will provide an in-depth update of the prehospital care for burn patients. (Source: JEMS Patient Care)
Source: JEMS Patient Care - May 2, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Robert P. Girardeau, BS, NREMT-P, FP-C Tags: Patient Care Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can aloe vera help with acne?
Aloe vera has antibacterial properties and a good track record in treating acne. Learn about different ways to use aloe vera for reducing pimples. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Therapeutic effect of Aloe vera and silver nanoparticles on acid-induced oral ulcer in gamma-irradiated mice
Braz. oral res. vol.32  S ão Paulo  2018 Epub Feb 05, 2018 http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/1807-3107bor-2018.vol32.0004 AbstractRadiation combined injury, a life-threatening condition, has higher mortality than simple radiation injury. The aim of the present study was to analyze the efficiency ofAloe vera and silver nanoparticles in improving the healing of ulcerated oral mucosa after irradiation. Thirty male Albino mice were divided into five groups: control, radiation, Aloe vera (AV), silver nanoparticles (NS), and AV+NS. The mice were exposed to whole body 6Gy gamma-radiatio...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - February 14, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Is Aloe vera juice good for IBS?
In this article, learn about whether Aloe vera juice can be used to reduce the symptoms of IBS, as well as if it causes adverse side effects. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Irritable Bowel Syndrome Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can aloe vera treat psoriasis?
Psoriasis is a long-term condition that causes excess skin cells to form inflamed or scaly patches on the skin. Can aloe vera help manage the symptoms? (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Eczema / Psoriasis Source Type: news

Food supplements
(BfR Federal Institute for Risk Assessment) The Aloe genus comprises approximately 250 species of succulent dry climate plants (xerophytes). The best known species is Aloe barbadensis (syn. Aloe vera), the inner leaf pulp of which has many uses in the food and cosmetics sector as Aloe vera gel. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 14, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Benefits of aloe vera for hair
Aloe vera has long been revered for it's health benefits, but what can it do for hair? In this article, learn about how to use aloe vera for healthy hair. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

Asian price fight, nasty legal battle at the gates of $2.6B Arizona aloe vera empire
Aloe vera helps the skin and its juice is popular in Asia. But there is plenty of bad blood involving a $2.6 billion aloe vera empire based in Arizona. Scottsdale-based Forever Living Products and one of its arms, Aloe Vera of America Inc., are at the center of lawsuit involving Forever Living Japan. Gene Yamagata and Yamagata Holdings owns 50 percent o f Forever Living Japan, which distributes aloe vera, bee pollen and other products. Forever Living Products CEO Rex Maughan owns the other 50… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 10, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Mike Sunnucks Source Type: news

Asian price fight, nasty legal battle at the gates of $2.6B Arizona aloe vera empire
Aloe vera helps the skin and its juice is popular in Asia. But there is plenty of bad blood involving a $2.6 billion aloe vera empire based in Arizona. Scottsdale-based Forever Living Products and one of its arms, Aloe Vera of America Inc., are at the center of lawsuit involving Forever Living Japan. Gene Yamagata and Yamagata Holdings owns 50 percent o f Forever Living Japan, which distributes aloe vera, bee pollen and other products. Forever Living Products CEO Rex Maughan owns the other 50… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - August 10, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Mike Sunnucks Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Eight evidence-based health benefits of aloe vera
This is a detailed article about Aloe vera and its health benefits. Here are eight evidence-based ways that Aloe vera can improve your health. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

The 7 Injuries Doctors See Most On Summer Weekends
Warm weather and longer days will bring many Americans outdoors for cookouts, pool parties and more. But long weekends ― we’re looking at you, Memorial Day ― also lead to more trips to urgent care or even the emergency room, according to experts. In fact, a 2015 study from researchers at Brown University found that heat-related illness alone can ratchet emergency department visits in the summertime.  The risk for issues like drowning and sports injuries go up in the hotter seasons, according to Dr. Christopher M. McStay, chief of clinical operations and associate professor at the University of Colorado ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - May 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why You Should Always, Always Check Your Sunscreen's Expiration Date
Picture me, age 14: Blond, blue-eyed and pasty-pale. It was a scorching hot weekend in June, and I was on a three-day camping trip with my dad. As two fair-skinned, freckle-faced Caucasians, we diligently applied sunscreen — SPF 45 — each morning before emerging from our tent, and every couple of hours thereafter. Coppertone would have been proud. Sunday evening on the way home, though, I felt red and hot. I could see the signs of sunburn emerging, and I felt tired and dizzy from too much time in the sun. When I awoke on Monday morning, my shoulders and upper back were covered in second-degree burns, oozing, pu...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - May 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why You Should Always, Always Check Your Sunscreen's Expiration Date
Picture me, age 14: Blond, blue-eyed and pasty-pale. It was a scorching hot weekend in June, and I was on a three-day camping trip with my dad. As two fair-skinned, freckle-faced Caucasians, we diligently applied sunscreen — SPF 45 — each morning before emerging from our tent, and every couple of hours thereafter. Coppertone would have been proud. Sunday evening on the way home, though, I felt red and hot. I could see the signs of sunburn emerging, and I felt tired and dizzy from too much time in the sun. When I awoke on Monday morning, my shoulders and upper back were covered in second-degree burns, oozing, pu...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - May 17, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Hope for plant-based contraceptive, study claims
Conclusion This laboratory study aimed to investigate a variety of steroid hormones and plant compounds to look at their effect on sperm activation and ability to fertilise an egg. The researchers confirmed that the hormone progesterone present in the female reproductive tract seems to be needed to activate sperm and make them able to fertilise an egg. The also found that two plant compounds, pristimerin and lupeol, were able to block the sites on the sperm that are activated by progesterone. This means these two compounds could have a potential contraceptive action. But it's far too early to say whether new contraceptiv...
Source: NHS News Feed - May 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pregnancy/child Source Type: news

Experts claim pills made from plants can prevent pregnancy
Scientists from the University of California, Berkeley, claim that a pill made from ingredients such as aloe vera, the vine of tomatoes, olives and grapes could be just as effective as Plan B. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

This Man Turned His Cringe-Worthy Sunburn Into A Funny PSA
When sportswriter and commentator Stephen Campbell got a bad sunburn, he didn’t try to hide it. Instead, he turned his terrible burn into a teachable moment while filming a video for the website he works for, called Odds Shark.  “Before I start this video I’d like to take a moment to talk about a very important issue,” Campbell said. “It’s imperative to wear sunscreen when you’re outside on a sunny day. How important? Take a look at my face right now unless you want to be an idiot like me and come into work with the most ridiculous sunburn in the history of mankind. Slap that ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - May 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Emma Watson Oils Her Pubes And Isn't Afraid To Talk About It
Emma Watson devotes her care to many causes, including the hair down there. The red carpet stunner recently shared her beauty routine with Into the Gloss, revealing one very curious product as a go-to. “...I use Fur Oil,” Watson told Into the Gloss. “I’ll use that anywhere from the ends of my hair to my eyebrows to my pubic hair. It’s an amazing all-purpose product.” Fur Oil is an all-natural blend of grape seed, jojoba, tea tree and clary sage seed oils that claims to soften pubes and banish ingrown hairs. Users say it “softens hair instantly” and recommend d...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - March 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scam: No trace of Aloe Vera found in products at Walmart, CVS
(NaturalNews) If you believed that you bought an aloe vera product at major retailers Walmart, CVS and others that actually contained aloe vera, think again. What you really bought was very likely only colored gel. Researchers examining samples of store-brand aloe vera gel at Walmart, Target and CVS found absolutely no hint of the plant... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 5, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

No Aloe Vera in Some Aloe Gel Products
(Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - November 23, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

That aloe vera gel might not actually include any aloe
Aloe gel sold at three of the country's largest sellers of body-care products may not be what they advertise (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - November 23, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

That May Not Be Aloe Vera You're Applying, Report Says
First, there were reports of wood pulp in grated cheese. And now, this.  A new Bloomberg News report raises doubts about store-brand aloe vera after tests it commissioned on products bought at Walmart, CVS and Target reportedly found no trace of their claimed prime ingredient ― aloe barbadensis leaf juice. Instead, the products were said to have contained cheaper maltodextrin, a sugar used as a food additive that Bloomberg said can imitate aloe. Three gels identified as failing Bloomberg’s tests are Walmart’s Equate Aloe After Sun Gel with pure aloe vera; CVS’ Aftersun Aloe Vera Moisturizing G...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - November 23, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

21 Things to do if you get Shin Splints
Shin splints (also know as medial tibial stress syndrome (MTSS)) feels like a sharp pain along the inner edge of the shinbone that may shoot up from your ankle to your kneecap. Shin splints are usually caused by repeated stress to the connective muscle tissue surrounding the shinbone. This is a common injury that affects athletes who engage in superfluous running, jumping and dancing. It is not considered a serious problem, but rather an inflammation of the muscle or other tissue at the front of the lower leg that results from repeated, minor trauma or irritation. It can be treated with home remedies that follow. Stay aw...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - September 10, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

I ON BEAUTY: Chapter 20: MY BEST ANTI-AGING SECRETS
PHOTO COURTESY OF IRENE MICHAELS Aging is an unstoppable part of your life. There are many cosmetic creams and medical procedures which help you retain your youthful appearance a little longer. But I am sure, all of you, just like me, are looking for an easier way. So, how about trying some simple home remedies which can work wonders on your skin and appearance? Sounds interesting doesn't it? Over the years, I have tried various home remedies and made a list of the few which have actually worked, and worked wonders at that. Here I am, giving away all my secrets to you! 1. Antioxidant oils. Certain fruits, flowers and...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - July 27, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Aloe vera should be investigated as a treatment for diabetes, new study reveals
RESEARCHERS believe aloe vera should be investigated as an antidiabetic compound after studies revealed it had positive effects in people with diabetes. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 13, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news