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Bronchial Asthma 

Aloe barbadensis; Aloe species; Aloe vera; Burn Plant; Cape Aloe 

Asthma (AZ-muh) is a chronic disease that affects your airways, which are the tubes that carry air in and out of your lungs. If you have asthma, the inside walls of your airways are inflamed (swollen). The inflammation (IN-fla-MAY-shun) makes the airways very sensitive, and they tend to react strongly to things to which you are allergic or find irritating. When the airways react, they get narrower and less air flows through to your lung tissues. This causes symptoms like wheezing (a whistling so...

aloe gel is well-known and widely-used as a topical remedy for skin irritation. Aloe gel contains several chemicals that may decrease the inflammation and pain caused by burns, including razor burn or sunburn. It may also reduce itching from insect bites and it may help cuts and scrapes heal faster, possibly by accelerating the production of new skin cells. It may also promote the formation of new blood vessels in damaged tissue. At least one study, however, found that applying aloe gel actually...


Asthma as related to Aloe