Open Access Review Article

Efficacy Aloe Vera in Treatment: A Literature Review

Moh Rozani1* and Kusbaryanto2

1Master of Nursing Student, Muhammadiyah University of Yogyakarta, Indonesia

2Lecturer at the Faculty of Medical Sciences, Muhammadiyah University of Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Corresponding Author

Received Date: July 01, 2019;  Published Date: July 29, 2019


Introduction: Aloe vera is a medical which has many benefits that is used in medicine to several problems in the health of human body.

Aim: Conducting a literature review study related to efficacy of aloe vera which is used for treatment in healing with body health problems.

Methods: Article searching start on date 10 – 25 August 2018 via the CINAHL database, ResearchGate, Pubmed, and ScienceDirect which is used keyword effect AND aloe vera then, selection based on inclusion criteria in the article and after getting results inclusion criteria is done critical appraisal so that relevant articles number of 9 articles.

Results: Of the 9 articles, there were 8 researching articles indicate that using aloe vera has benefits in accelerating the process of wound healing and decrease pain intensity heal burns. There is one researching article indicate date aloe vera can also be used as therapy or treatment in melasma patients with fix function skin pigment. Conclusion: Utilization of treatment using aloe vera proven to accelerate the process of wound healing and decrease some health problems of pain intensity.

Keywords:Leaf aloe vera; Efficacy; Treatment

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