Can Aloe Vera cure, help, treat or prevent Interstitial Cystitis?
The following information is for humans with Interstitial Cystitis
Introduction to Interstitial Cystitis
Interstitial Cystitis (also known as Bladder Pain Syndrome) causes the sufferer a need to pass urine more often than is normal and to experience pain when urinating.
Its' cause is not known although theories regarding diet and stress have been put forward.
For more information on Interstitial Cystitis see the Wikipedia page on Interstitial Cystitis
Using Aloe Vera for Interstitial Cystitis
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.
Note most users find they need to continue using Aloe Vera indefinitely.
How long will it take for Aloe Vera to work with Interstitial Cystitis?
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 Interstitial Cystitis.
Articles and Studies about Aloe Vera and Interstitial Cystitis
Super-strength, freeze-dried Aloe vera capsules for interstitial cystitis, painful bladder syndrome, chronic pelvic pain, and nonbacterial prostatitis
Proceedings of the Niddk Scientific Symposium. 1995.
Czarapata, B. J.