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Can Aloe Vera cure, help, treat or prevent Rheumatism?

The following information is for humans with Rheumatism

Introduction to Rheumatism

Rheumatism is any stifness of the joints in the body and can vary from neck pain to serious rheumatoid arthritis.

Much of the problem is the inflammation often caused by the stiffness.

Using Aloe Vera for Rheumatism

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 Rheumatism?

Aloe Vera is naturally anti-inflammatory so although it may not help with the actual cause of the Rheumatism, many claim it does remove the pain of the inflammation and so helps them to enjoy a more normal life.

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 Rheumatism.

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  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 Rheumatism 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 Rheumatism.