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What is the maximum daily dosage of aloe vera?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Individuals wanting to use aloe vera should follow recommended dosing on package labeling. Talk to your doctor about proper use of this herb. Use of oral aloe vera for a week may result in dependency on aloe vera or constipation that worsens after use has stopped. Using aloe vera gel for a prolonged period of time can lead to allergic reactions including hives or an eczema-like rash.

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