publication . Article . 2010

Aloe-Vera: A Nature’s Gift to Children

Gupta, Neha; Bhat, Manohar; Devi, Prabha; Girish,;
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  • Published: 01 Aug 2010 Journal: International Journal of Clinical Pediatric Dentistry, volume 3, issue 2, pages 87-92 (issn: 0974-7052, eissn: 0975-1904, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers
ABSTRACT 1Aloe-Barbadensis Mill (Liliaceae) is used in the traditional medicine of Mexico and other countries for anti-inflammatory and cosmetic purposes (Diez-Martinez 1981, Grindlay and Reynolds 1986). Two components are obtained from the fresh leaves of Aloe-Barbadensis, a bitter yellow juice (exudate), which drains from the transversally cut leaves used as a laxative (Ishii et al 1990) and a mucilaginous gel from leaf parenchyma, which has been used as a remedy for a variety of pathological states such as arthritis, gout, acne, dermatitis, burns and peptic ulcers induced by epithelial alterations (Cap-passo and Ganginella 1997, Reynolds and Dweek 1999). The ...
free text keywords: Original Article, Aloe-Vera gel, deciduous teeth, pulpotomy, histopathological sections.
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