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  • noun A mucopolysaccharide found in aloe vera leaves, with immunostimulant, antiviral, antineoplastic and gastrointestinal properties.

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  • Chem Blog addresses the issue of product effectiveness, based a recent paper in Food Chemistry about the wound healing and other beneficial properties of the active ingredients, such as acemannan, in aloe vera.

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  • Chem Blog addresses the issue of product effectiveness, based a recent paper in Food Chemistry about the wound healing and other beneficial properties of the active ingredients, such as acemannan, in aloe vera.

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  • Researchers at Baylor College of Dentistry in Texas have reported that a gel made from acemannan helped promote the healing of oral ulcers better than conventional treatments.

    Earl Mindell’s New Herb Bible

  • Researchers at Baylor College of Dentistry in Texas have reported that a gel made from acemannan helped promote the healing of oral ulcers better than conventional treatments.

    Earl Mindell’s New Herb Bible

  • Other studies suggest that acemannan may enhance the effect of AZT and acyclovir in blocking the spread of the AIDS virus.

    Earl Mindell’s New Herb Bible

  • Recently, acemannan, a compound extracted from aloe, has been shown to increase disease-fighting immune cells in mice whose immune systems had been compromised by exposure to radiation.

    Earl Mindell’s New Herb Bible

  • Recently, acemannan, a compound extracted from aloe, has been shown to increase disease-fighting immune cells in mice whose immune systems had been compromised by exposure to radiation.

    Earl Mindell’s New Herb Bible

  • Researchers at Baylor College of Dentistry in Texas have reported that a gel made from acemannan helped promote the healing of oral ulcers better than conventional treatments.

    Earl Mindell’s New Herb Bible

  • Other studies suggest that acemannan may enhance the effect of AZT and acyclovir in blocking the spread of the AIDS virus.

    Earl Mindell’s New Herb Bible

  • Other studies suggest that acemannan may enhance the effect of AZT and acyclovir in blocking the spread of the AIDS virus.

    Earl Mindell’s New Herb Bible

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