Journal: Journal of Pharmacy Research

Article Id: JPRS-HM-00001918
Title: Aloe vera - Nature’s healer
Category: Herbal medicine
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    Aloe vera is a plant that belongs to “Xanthorrhoeacea” family. It is used in herbal medicine since 1st century AD. Clinical evaluations revealed that the pharmacologically active ingredient is present in the gel and leaves. More than the 300 varieties of A. vera exists exhibiting its unique property. The use of herbal products shows minimal side effect but highly effective treatment. Even though there are various advances in fields of medicine, oral infections are considered as a serious public health problem. A. vera is said to be as “Portable Nature’s First Aid Kit” and has also been used in dentistry for its beneficial properties in various conditions. This review summarizes the various therapeutic application and clinical uses of A. vera in dentistry. However, further research should be carried out to unfold the various potential uses of A. vera plant in dentistry.

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    K. Deepthi1, R. Pradeep Kumar2*

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    1Final Year BDS, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India,
    2Reader, Department of Public Health Dentistry, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

    *Corresponding author: Dr. R. Pradeep Kumar, Department of Public Health Dentistry, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha University, 162, Poonamalle High Road, Chennai – 600077, Tamil Nadu, India

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    Author:

    K. Deepthi1, R. Pradeep Kumar2*

    Title:Aloe vera - Nature’s healer
    Journal:Journal of Pharmacy Research
    Vol(issue):12 (January)
    Year:2018
    Page No: (1-3)
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    Methodology:Pharmacological Properties in Oral health and dental care
    Research Materials:Aloe vera

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Aloe vera Dental Oral health

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