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Aloe Vera Side Effects, Interactions and Warnings
- Aloe-induced toxic hepatitis. -- Yang HN, Kim DJ, Kim YM, Kim BH, Sohn KM, Choi MJ, Choi YH. - J Korean Med Sci. 2010 Mar;25(3):492-5. Epub 2010 Feb 17.
Do not exceed the recommended dose of aloe latex. If taken in excess, its powerful laxative chemicals can cause intestinal cramps leading to ulcers or irritated bowels. May result in allergic reactions, cramps or diarrhea. If these side effects are experienced try a lower dosage or stop using the product.
- Murray, M. -- The Pill Book Guide to Natural Medicines: Vitamins, Minerals, Nutritional Supplements, Herbs, and Other Natural Products. -- Bantam, 2002. 528-529.
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