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Aloe (Aloe vera)



Depletions

Aloe/Nutrient Depletion:
  • GlucoseGlucose: Concomitant use of glucose-lowering agents with oral forms of aloe may increase hypoglycemic effects, according to preliminary human data (41; 40).
  • PotassiumPotassium: Based on the laxative properties of oral aloe latex, prolonged use may cause potassium depletion, metabolic alkalosis, and dehydration.
  • Vitamin CVitamin C: According to human research, aloe may slow the absorption of vitamin C (96).
  • Vitamin EVitamin E: According to human research, aloe may slow the absorption of vitamin E (96).

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