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Aloe vera

Aloe vera
Aloe vera (/ˈæloʊiː/ or /ˈæloʊ/) is a succulent plant species. The species is frequently cited as being used in herbal medicine since the beginning of the first century AD. Extracts from A. vera are widely used in the cosmetics and alternative medicine industries, being marketed as variously having rejuvenating, healing, or soothing properties. There is, however, little scientific evidence of the effectiveness or safety of Aloe vera extracts for either cosmetic or medicinal purposes, and what positive evidence is available is frequently contradicted by other studies.[3][4][5][6] Description[edit] Aloe vera leaves contain phytochemicals under study for possible bioactivity, such as acetylated mannans, polymannans, anthraquinone C-glycosides, anthrones, anthraquinones, such as emodin, and various lectins.[5][10][11] Taxonomy and etymology[edit] Spotted forms of Aloe vera are sometimes known as Aloe vera var. chinensis Distribution[edit] Cultivation[edit] Uses[edit] Traditional medicine[edit]

Echte Aloe Echte Aloe (Aloe vera), Habitus Früchte und Samen von Aloe vera Beschreibung[Bearbeiten] Vegetative Merkmale[Bearbeiten] Blütenstände und Blüten[Bearbeiten] Genetik[Bearbeiten] Die Chromosomenzahl beträgt 2n = 14. Systematik und Verbreitung[Bearbeiten] Die ursprüngliche Heimat von Aloe vera liegt möglicherweise auf der arabischen Halbinsel.[2] Kultiviert wird sie in allen subtropischen und tropischen Regionen der Welt. Verwendung[Bearbeiten] „Curaçao-Aloe“[Bearbeiten] Das in der Aloe enthaltene Aloin wirkt stark abführend, weswegen standardisierte Aloe bzw. deren Zubereitungen zur kurzfristigen Behandlung gelegentlich auftretender Verstopfung verwendet werden kann. Aloe-vera-Gel[Bearbeiten] Ein weiteres von der Echten Aloe stammendes Produkt ist das „Aloe-vera-Gel“, das aus dem Wasserspeichergewebe der Blätter gewonnen wird.[10] Durch den Gehalt an hauptsächlich aus D-Glucose und D-Mannose aufgebauten Polysacchariden weist es eine schleimartige Konsistenz auf. Belege[Bearbeiten]

Aloe vera Aloe vera Herbal Farming in Chhattisgarh: Aloe vera [edit] Familia: Xanthorrhoeaceae Genus: Aloe Species: Aloe vera Bulleted list * List item List item List item List item Numbered list # List item List item List item List item Name[edit] Aloe vera (L.) Type-protologue: India: without data. Synonyms[edit] BasionymAloe perfoliata var. vera L., Sp. References[edit] Burman, N.L. 1768. Vernacular names[edit] Bahasa Indonesia: Lidah buayaespañol: Sabilagalego: Áloe veralatviešu: Īstā alvejasuomi: LääkeaaloeTürkçe: Tıbbi sarısabır中文: 庫拉索蘆薈

Aloe Vera Please share this page: Google + StumbleUpon Reddit Names of Aloe Vera, past and present Chinese: lu hui / hsiang-danSanskrit: chritkumari / kumariIndian ghee-kunwar / ghi-kuvar / ghrita-kumariFrench: aloes du cap / aloes vrai / aloes vulgaire plante de l’immortaliteSpanish penca sabila / sabila / acibarFilipino: sabila / sabila pinya / dilang-buaya / dilang halo / aloe vera (adopted)English:: burn plant / aloe vera / miracle plant / plant of immortalityLatin(scientific nomenclature): Aloe barbadensis / Aloe vulgaris Background and History The aloe vera plant is among the most well-known of medicinal plants due to its strong and constant presence in the world of alternative medicine. Aloe vera is typically characterized by its unique appearance which features tall, blade-like growths that radiate outward and grow from a central axis so that it forms a ‘crown-like’ shape. Common / Popular Uses Aloe vera Scientific Studies and Research Molecular Components and Chemistry Esoteric / Magickal Uses

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