- These pages are intended for sufferers who have had their ailment professionally diagnosed by a qualified medical practitioner...
- 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.
- Make sure you have read the pages on Aloe Vera side effects, who can use Aloe Vera and good quality Aloe Vera first.
- If you are currently on medication or undergoing medical treatment consult your doctor first.
Can Aloe Vera cure, help, treat or prevent Burns?
The following information is for humans with Burns
Introduction to Burns
This section covers burns caused by fire or hot materials. For burns caused by hot water see Scalds.
Using Aloe Vera for Burns
How long will it take for Aloe Vera to work with Burns?
For burns the recovery time will be around 50%-75% of normal recovery time using conventional creams.
Aloe Vera Brands
People with Burns 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 Burns.
Articles and Studies about Aloe Vera and Burns
Effectiveness of Aloe Vera Gel compared with 1% silver sulphadiazine cream as burn wound dressing in second degree burnsPublication: Journal of Pakistan Medical Association. 2013.
Author: Muhammad Naveed Shahzad, Naheed Ahmed
Researches who found patients treated with Aloe Vera experienced pain relief earlier and healed faster
Publication: Burns. 2007. 33(6): pp 713-718.
Author: Dr. Maenthaisong R, Chaiyakunapruk N, Niruntraporn S, Kongkaew C
A recent review of the current research when using Aloe Vera for the treatment of first and second degree burns
The healing action of extracts of Aloe Vera leaf on abrasions to the human skinPublication: American Journal of Botany.. 1997. 39. S97.
Author: Barnes T.C.
Aloe Vera: its influence on the physiology of wound healing and inflammationPublication: Journal of British Podiatric Medicine. 1996. 51(2). 25-29.
Author: Bradshaw, T.W.
Anti-inflammatory and wound healing properties of Aloe VeraPublication: Fitoterapia. 1994. 65(2). pp 141-145.
Author: Udupa, S.L.; Udupa, A.L.; Kulkarmi, D.R.
Influence of Aloe on inflammation and wound healingPublication: International Congress of Phytotherapy. 1991. p29.
Author: Davis, R.H.
Anti-inflammatory and healing properties of Aloe barbadensisPublication: International Congress of Phytotherapy. 1991.
Author: Knight, J.H.; Stevens, E.
Wound healing, oral and topical activity of Aloe VeraPublication: Journal of American Podiatric Medical Association. 1989. Nov, 79(11). 559-562.
Author: Davis, R.H.; Leitner, M.G.; Russo, J.M.; Byrne, M.E.