Periodontal activity of Aloe vera: A Review

Archana Bele, Anubha Khale
2016 International Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences   unpublished
Aloe vera is well known for its marvellous medicinal properties. Aloe vera has been used in dentistry for its wound-healing effects, gingivitis, plaque control, curing oral mucosal lesions and periodontal activity. Aloe vera may also reduce the pain and duration of oral ulcers while speeding healing. Products of the plant are used in the treatment of various ailments. A periodontal disease is an oral infection. With the increasing incidence of periodontal diseases and development of antibiotic
more » ... ment of antibiotic resistance, the alternative, safe, effective, and economical products is the need of the time. Aloe vera is a medicinal plant which has the greater medicinal value and enormous properties for curing and preventing oral diseases like Periodontitis, gingivitis, mouth ulcers etc. An attempt has been made to review the periodontal activity of Aloe Vera.