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Can Aloe Vera cure, help, treat or prevent Ulcers of the Skin?

The following information is for humans with Ulcers of the Skin

Introduction to Ulcers of the Skin

A surprising number of people suffer from Leg Ulcers when the skin opens in the leg and refuses to close.

Conventional treatments usually involve a tight bandaging that often breaks the ulcer open again on removal.

Using Aloe Vera for Ulcers of the Skin

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 drinking a very pure Aloe Vera Gel. Begin with a desertspoon morning and night and increase this to 3-4 tablespoons 3-4 times a day as comfortable.

Apply a 99% pure solution of Aloe Vera on the Ulcer.

How long will it take for Aloe Vera to work with Ulcers of the Skin?

Aloe Vera is a detoxifier and will first flush any toxins out of the body by the easiest route. Heavy weeping can be expected and is not out of the ordinary. Recovery time will depend on how long the sufferer has had the ulcer but as a very general rule of thumb allow one month for every year the ulcer has been there.

Articles and Studies about Aloe Vera and Ulcers of the Skin

  1. Use of Aloe in treating leg ulcers and dermatoses
    International Journal of Dermatology. 1973. 12 pp. 68-73.
    El Zawahry, M.; Hegarty, M.R.; Helal, M.

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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.