Aloe vera

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Synonyms for Aloe vera

very short-stemmed plant with thick leaves with soothing mucilaginous juice

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The acemannan compound also exhibits anti-tumor, anti-microbial and immunomodulatory effects as reported earlier (34).
vera is a rich source of many carbohydrate units including polysaccharide, mannose-6- phosphate and acemannan (Hamman, 2008).
Acemannan (mannose-6-phosphate) fits the growth factor receptors on the surface of the fibroblasts, enhancing their activity, stimulating fibroblast-cells which produce collagen fibers to strengthen the new tissue formation that heal wounds.
The effect of Acemannan immunostimulant in combination with surgery and radiation therapy on Spontaneous canine and Feline fibrosarcomas.
Acemannan stimulates the synthesis and release of interleukin-1 (IL-1) and tumor necrosis factor from macrophages which in turn initiates an immune attack that result in necrosis and regression of the cancerous cells.
2001) proposed that acemannan has the capacity to promote differentiation of immature dendritic cells.
Acemannan hydrogel dressing versus saline dressing for pressure ulcers: A randomized, controlled trial.
Carrington researchers also confirmed that the polymer is contained in the company's proprietary raw material, Acemannan Hydrogel used in its wound care products.
One of its components, acemannan, is even being investigated by a pharmaceutical firm to see if it can help people with HIV.
Zim's Advanced Gel with Acemannan, meanwhile, can help treat cuts, scrapes, burns and abrasions.
Demonstration of in-vitro antiviral of action of Acemannan against multiple viruses including the HIV virus, Presented at International conference on AIDS.
She also discussed Carrington's oral care line, which contains another branded ingredient, Acemannan Hydrogel[TM].
Until now, Carrington's proprietary processes have utilized only the gel from the inner leaf to produce raw materials, such as Acemannan hydrogel for use in the manufacture of wound and skin care products, and Manapol powder for nutraceuticals.