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succulent plants having rosettes of leaves usually with fiber like hemp and spikes of showy flowers

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Aloe latex seems to be effective for constipation, though prolonged use may be unsafe.
12,41) Herbs such as aloe latex, cascara sagrada, ephedra, ginseng, licorice, rhubarb and senna also interact with corticosteroids.
38,49,50) The gastrointestinal absorption of many other drugs, including several antibiotics, acetaminophen, carbamazepine, and atropine, have been reported to either increase or decrease in the presence of bromeline, cayenne, guar gum, psyllium, and aloe latex.
Potential interactions of herbal supplements with oral health drugs (10-12, 16,26,34-50) Herbal supplements Commonly reported uses (Scientific names) Aloe latex Laxative; demulcent; (Aloe vera, Aloe ferox) topically for wound healing, burns and skin conditions Bromelain Digestant; anti-inflammatory; (enzyme from Pineapple, laxative; for wound healing; for Ananas comasus) weight loss Cascara sagrada Laxative; analgesic (Rhamnus purshiana) Cayenne/chile pepper For painful/itchy skin condi- (Capsicum spp.