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Aloe-emodin, arginine, magnesium, salicylates, serine, vitamin C, and complex polysaccharides including acemannan.
Aloe is used to treat eczema (atopic dermatitis), frostbite, psoriasis, and wounds from cosmetic dermabrasion and dental procedures involving the gums.
Internally Cape aloe and its cousins are not recommended while nursing or pregnant. It is a bulk forming laxative and adequate fluids must be taken. Use of this herb may cause gastrointestinal upset, and watery stools. Not recommended for long term use.
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