Aloe vera for treating acute and chronic wounds
There is currently an absence of high-quality clinical trial evidence to support the use of Aloe vera topical agents or Aloe vera dressings as treatments for acute and chronic wounds.
Aloe vera is a cactus-like perennial succulent belonging to the Liliaceae family, commonly grown in tropical climates. Animal studies have suggested that Aloe vera may help accelerate the wound healing process. There is currently insufficient clinical trial evidence available regarding the effects of Aloe vera topical agents or Aloe vera dressings as treatments for acute and chronic wounds. This is primarily due to the lack of high-quality trials with adequate methodology.