The Review on Properties of Aloe Vera in Healing of Cutaneous Wounds

Biomed Res Int. 2015;2015:714216. doi: 10.1155/2015/714216. Epub 2015 May 19.

Abstract

Treatment of wounds is very important and was subject of different investigations. In this regard, natural substance plays crucial role as complementary medicine. Various studies reported that aloe vera has useful effects on wounds especially cutaneous wounds healing. Therefore in the current review, we examined the effect of aloe vera on cutaneous wound healing and concluded that although aloe vera improves the wound healing as well as other procedures both clinically and experimentally, more studies are still needed to approve the outcomes.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Aloe / chemistry*
  • Humans
  • Phytotherapy
  • Plant Extracts / chemistry
  • Plant Extracts / therapeutic use*
  • Skin / drug effects
  • Skin Diseases / drug therapy*
  • Skin Diseases / pathology
  • Wound Healing / drug effects*

Substances

  • Plant Extracts