Aloe Vera Research

A vast research has been done on aloe vera and proved to be very effective and significant in the treatment of various ailments, skin disorders, hairs, cosmetics and beauty. Aloe vera research done in 1996 at the Mahidol University of Bangkok proved that aloe vera has reduced the blood sugar levels of about 72 patients suffering from high fasting blood sugar.

A lot of research has been done for aloe vera which helps in fighting against the cancer. It has also been proved that aloe vera provides relief to the people suffering from liver damage, gastric problems and inflammatory bowel disease.

Various tests have been taken to prove that whether aloe vera gel has influenced wound healing or not. Research has also proved a marvelous improvement in the wound healing of mice and other animals with the help of aloe vera. Research has showed positive results of reducing risk factors in people suffering from heart disease.

The research also showed that when aloe vera gel is added to the diet, then there is a marked reduction in blood sugar levels in case of diabetes, total lipids, serum triglycerides and increase in HDL. Some of the researchers like Dr Peter Atherton have done research on the aloe vera and proved effective in the following areas such as:-

  • It proved beneficial in wound healing.
  • It is helpful in the treatment of eczema and psoriasis.
  • It proved effective in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome and inflammatory bowel disease.
  • It provides positive effects on the peptic ulcers.

According to the research, it has been found the reduction of 52 percent in triglycerides, 48 percent in blood sugar levels and there is no change in cholesterol. A research has been done for over 5 years on 5000 patients suffering from heart disease.

All these patients were recommended to take 100gms of aloe vera mixed with wheat flour and should be consumed at lunch and dinner up to five years. After the treatment of aloe vera, the patients noticed positive results during the second week. No heart attack was noticed in the people who take aloe vera regularly. According to research, no improvement was seen in the hypertension patients.


Research shows that aloe vera has been proved to be an excellent ingredient in every field.