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Science supports aloe vera root as aphrodisiac, alternative to ED drugs

With common treatments for erectile dysfunction such as Viagra and Cialis being linked to a deadly danger like increasing risk of aggressive skin cancer, melanoma, many men are looking for more natural, safer alternatives for improving their sexual health. They are looking for treatments with less side effects. Some side effects of Viagra include rashes, hypotension, facial flushing, urinary tract infection. back pain, nasal congestion, blurred vision, suicidal tendencies, mental disorders and dilation of the blood vessels. The Nigerian Tribune reports that researchers Joseph O. Erhabor and MacDonald Idu, both of the University of Benin, have just published in the ... Read More

Many retail aloe vera products don’t contain any trace of the plant

The prickly, succulent plant aloe vera has been long touted for its medicinal benefits, including taking the sting out of burns and sores. Its juices have also been bottled and sold as a remedy for conditions such as heartburn and high blood pressure. It’s even been marketed as a substance that can slow the growth of breast cancer. The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health has warned consumers that there is no evidence that topical aloe vera gels or consumable juices provide any medical benefits that are claimed. Now, a Bloomberg investigation finds that many aloe products contain none ... Read More