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Indian Journal of Dermatology: “Aloe Vera: A Short Review.”
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University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences: “Will rubbing aloe vera on your sunburn help?”
Mayo Clinic: “Aloe,” “Cold sore,” “Dermabrasion,” “Dermatitis,” “Over-the-counter laxatives for constipation: Use with caution.”
American Society for Surgery of the Hand: “Burns.”
NIH National Institute of General Medical Sciences: “Burns.”
Journal of Dentistry: “Assessment of Anti HSV-1 Activity of Aloe Vera Gel Extract: an In Vitro Study.”
International Journal of Research in Medical Sciences: “Evidence based medical use of aloe vera extracts, short review of literature.”
Tropical Medicine & International Health: “Management of psoriasis with Aloe vera extract in a hydrophilic cream: a placebo-controlled, double-blind study.
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African Journal of Biotechnology: “Antiviral activity of Aloe vera against herpes simplex virus type 2: An in vitro study.”
News Release, American Association for the Advancement of Science.
NIH National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health: “Aloe Vera.”
International Journal of Diabetes and Clinical Research: “Could We Really Use Aloe Vera Food Supplements to Treat Diabetes?”
British Journal of Dermatology: “The efficacy of aloe vera gel in the treatment of oral lichen planus: a randomized controlled trial.”
Quintessence International: “Randomized trial of aloe vera gel vs triamcinolone acetonide ointment in the treatment of oral lichen planus.”
Oral Diseases: “The efficacy of aloe vera in management of oral lichen planus: a systematic review and meta-analysis.”
Oral Health Foundation: “Lichen planus.”
Cleveland Clinic: “Oral Lichen Planus.”
Pharmacognosy Review: “Aloe vera: Potential candidate in health management via modulation of biological activities.”
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