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Can Aloe Vera cure, help, treat or prevent Acid Reflux Disease?

The following information is for humans with Acid Reflux Disease

Introduction to Acid Reflux Disease

Also known as Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) or gastric reflux disease.

It usually occurs when the bodies own natural functions do not keep the stomach closed and acid from the stomach seeps into the esophagus.

Heartburn is a common sympton of Acid Reflux.

For more information on Acid Reflux Disease see the Wikipedia page on Acid Reflux Disease

Using Aloe Vera for Acid Reflux Disease

Important Note:
This text refers to Aloe Vera as defined on our page Good Quality Aloe Vera. We also strongly recommend you read the FAQ: How Much Aloe Vera Should I Drink?

Start with a low dose of Aloe Vera, around a tablespoon three times a day before meals. Build up the dose gradually until you start to feel an effect and then slowly reduce to a maintenance dose.

How long will it take for Aloe Vera to work with Acid Reflux Disease?

How long it takes to experience a benefit varies from person to person. Some note an improvement within a few hours, others several weeks. In general expect one month for every year you have had Acid Reflux although some users have reported benefits within a few weeks.


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Warnings
  1. These pages are intended for sufferers who have had their ailment professionally diagnosed by a qualified medical practitioner. Self Diagnosis can be extremely dangerous as many serious conditions can mimic more simple ones. If you are not satisfied with the results from one doctor, be confident and ask for a second opinion. Doctors are only human, their knowledge cannot be all-encompassing and we all make mistakes.
  2. Make sure you have read the pages on Aloe Vera side effects, who can use Aloe Vera and good quality Aloe Vera first.
  3. If you are currently on medication or undergoing medical treatment consult your doctor first.

Aloe Vera Brands

People with Acid Reflux Disease have told us they used the following brands of Aloe Vera and experienced benefits:

See the full results of our survey on
Aloe Vera brands and Acid Reflux Disease.