ALOE VERA PLANT: REVIEW WITH SIGNIFICANT PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTIVITIES

  • Poulomi Chatterjee M.Pharm in Pharmacology, Quality Assurance Coordinator, Emami, (W.B.) India
  • Bodhisattwa Chakraborty M.Pharm in Pharmacology, Technical Associate, Indian Pharmacopoeia commission, Ghaziabad, (W.B.) India
  • Subhangkar Nandy M.Pharm in Pharmacology, Territory Manager, Medley, Osteokare Division, Siliguri, (W.B.) India.

Abstract

Aloe vera is an herb distributed throughout the world. The herb is used internally to combat most digestive problems, including constipation, poor appetite, colitis, irritable bowel syndrome as well as, asthma, diabetes, immune system enhancement, peptic ulcers. A scrutiny of literature revealed some notable pharmacological activities of the plant such as anti-inflammatory, antiviral and antitumor, moisturizing, anti-aging effect, antiseptic, enhance immune system, hypoglycemic, cytotoxic, antiulcer and antidiabetic effects, antibacterial effect, antioxidant, cardiovascular effect. The present review is an attempt to highlight the various ethnobotanical and traditional uses as well as pharmacological reports on Aloe vera.

Author Biographies

Poulomi Chatterjee, M.Pharm in Pharmacology, Quality Assurance Coordinator, Emami, (W.B.) India
M.Pharm in Pharmacology, Quality Assurance Coordinator, Emami, (W.B.) India
Bodhisattwa Chakraborty, M.Pharm in Pharmacology, Technical Associate, Indian Pharmacopoeia commission, Ghaziabad, (W.B.) India
M.Pharm in Pharmacology, Technical Associate, Indian Pharmacopoeia commission, Ghaziabad, (W.B.) India
Subhangkar Nandy, M.Pharm in Pharmacology, Territory Manager, Medley, Osteokare Division, Siliguri, (W.B.) India.
M.Pharm in Pharmacology, Territory Manager, Medley, Osteokare Division, Siliguri, (W.B.) India.

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Published
2013-07-01
How to Cite
Chatterjee, P., Chakraborty, B., & Nandy, S. (2013). ALOE VERA PLANT: REVIEW WITH SIGNIFICANT PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTIVITIES. Mintage Journal of Pharmaceutical and Medical Sciences (ISSN: 2320-3315), 21-24. Retrieved from http://mjpms.in/index.php/mjpms/article/view/127