Investigation of the anti-inflammatory potential of Aloe vera gel (97.5%) in the ultraviolet erythema test.

@article{Reuter2008InvestigationOT,
  title={Investigation of the anti-inflammatory potential of Aloe vera gel (97.5%) in the ultraviolet erythema test.},
  author={Juliane Reuter and Andrea Jocher and Julia Stump and Beatrice Gro{\ss}johann and Georg Franke and Christoph Mathis Schempp},
  journal={Skin pharmacology and physiology},
  year={2008},
  volume={21 2},
  pages={
          106-10
        }
}
BACKGROUND Aloe vera is a natural product that is frequently used in soothing skin care products such as aftersun lotions. In the present study we aimed to explore the anti-inflammatory potential of a highly concentrated A. vera gel in the UV erythema test in vivo. METHODS 40 volunteers with skin types II and III were included in the randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, phase III monocenter study. Test areas on the back were irradiated with the 1.5-fold minimal erythema dose of UVB… CONTINUE READING

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