Description. Perennial tropical ¬ cal and subtropical plant with a woody stem with a scar ¬ mi from dead leaves and succulent fleshy oblong-lanceolate, toothed leaves. Height: cm Distribution. Aloe Vera - for ¬ suhoustoychivoe plant proizras ¬ melting in the semiarid regions of Africa and India. In our country, aloe vera as a medicine is diluted ¬ Noe plant in the Caucasus, Crimea and Central Asia, as well as universally cultivated as a plant room ¬ Noah.
Habitat. It is cultivated in plantations of medicinal races teny and grown in a room ¬ max. The applied part. Fresh leaves of aloe, from which we get the juice, as well as a powder called ¬ vaniem aloes - from condense d to dryness aloe juice. Juice of aloe leaves contains antraglikozidy and free aglycones, resins, essential oils, enzymes and vitamins. The time of collection. Year-round.
The chemical composition. Aloe vera contains aloin with ¬ (a mixture of several antraglyukozidov), resinous substance ¬ stvo, vitamins, and volatile. The weak ¬ bitelnoe effect of aloe depends on the presence of aloin and QS ¬ sheet material.
Application. The juice of the leaves stimulates appetite, improves pischevarenie possesses laxative, choleretic, strong tone ¬ schim, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and wound-healing effect.In folk medicine, fresh leaves, and their juice and extract of aloe ¬ a long time with success is used to treat wounds, nonhealing ulcers and various skin diseases, as well as a tool to regulate menstruation. Fresh juice of leaves, leaves and even better, kept in the dark and used for the treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis.In scientific medicine the fresh leaves, ointment of aloe juice and aloe emulsion ¬ this very use for treatment of burns and ¬ dermatitis (skin disease). The emulsion is manufactured ¬ lyayut from the juice of the leaves, seasoned GOVERNMENTAL in the dark at low temperature in order ¬, mixed with castor and eucalyptus oil. Medical uses and memorize ¬ shy thickened aloe juice - aloes as weak ¬ respect to vehicle, causing amplification ¬ tion of peristalsis thick separated la intestines. In very small doses of aloes improves digestion and stimulates the appetite, as well as an aqueous extract of aloe vera.
Method of application. Fresh juice of leaves, kept in the dark ¬ ones, mixed with lard and honey to the following recipe: pork ca ¬ la (or goose fat), butter, honey, cocoa powder, 100 parts of each, the juice of aloe leaves ¬ s 15 parts, 1 tablespoon lodges ¬ ku stir this mixture into a hundred ¬ Cane hot milk. Take 2 times a day for tuberculosis. The large leaves of the aloe pluck, wash, squeeze out the juice. Squeezed juice mixed with honey and wine of the "Cahors" (200 g of juice, 300 g of honey, 350 g of wine). The mixture was kept 5-7 days in a dark place at room temperature. Take 1-2 teaspoons 3 times daily before meals. The course of treatment weeks. N. Kovalev gives another recipe: 150 g of leaves (cut edge of the leaf with thorns) times ¬ granulate hands and pour 300 grams of warm honey, I s not brought to a boil. Insisting during the day, reheat, strain and take on the morning of 5-10 g for 1 hour before eating.
Drugs. In clinical practice, the following pharmaceutical preparations of aloe: tincture of aloes, drops 3 times a day, aloe juice - 1 teaspoon 2-3 times daily before meals; aloe emulsion - outdoor, Syrup of aloe with iron - 30 drops 3 times a day, a thick striped Aloe - 1 tab ¬ yrs, 2 times a day, aloe extract liquid for injection. Aloe is used in homeopathy 3 X Aloe 3 X -3-6 prescribed for diarrhea, chronic hepatitis B ¬ max with signs of portal hypertension, with oxaluria and elderly patients suffering from weakness of the sphincter of the rectum.
Contraindications. Preparations of Aloe ¬ HN contraindicated for liver and gall bladder, kidneys and bladder, pregnancy, severe cardiovascular diseases,diarrhea, bleeding.