aloe vera

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aloe ver·a

 (vĕr′ə, vîr′ə)
n.
1. A species of aloe (Aloe vera) having fleshy serrated leaves and yellow flowers.
2. The mucilaginous juice or gel obtained from the leaves of this plant, widely used in topical preparations for its soothing effect on the skin. In both senses also called aloe.

[Latin aloē, aloe plant + vēra, feminine of vērus, true.]

aloe vera

(ˈæləʊ ˈvɪərə)
n
1. (Plants) a juice obtained from the leaves of a liliaceous plant, Aloe vera, used as an emollient in skin and hair preparations
2. the juice of this plant, used in skin and hair preparations

al′oe ver′a

(ˈvɛr ə, ˈvɪər ə)
n., pl. aloe ver•as.
any aloe of the species Aloe vera, the fleshy leaves of which yield a juice used as an emollient ingredient of skin lotions and for treating burns.
[< New Latin: literally, true aloe]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.aloe vera - very short-stemmed plant with thick leaves with soothing mucilaginous juiceAloe vera - very short-stemmed plant with thick leaves with soothing mucilaginous juice; leaves develop spiny margins with maturity; native to Mediterranean region; grown widely in tropics and as houseplants
aloe - succulent plants having rosettes of leaves usually with fiber like hemp and spikes of showy flowers; found chiefly in Africa
Translations

aloe vera

[ˈæləʊˈvɪərə]
n
(= substance) → aloe vera f
(= plant) → aloe vera f
modif [gel, cream] → à l'aloès; [juice] → d'aloès

aloe vera

nAloe Vera f
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Aloe barbadensis miller also known as Aloe vera is one of more than 400 species of Aloe vera and belongs to the Liliaceae family.
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The composition contains zinc oxide, octinoxate, a-arbutin, aloe barbadensis leaf juice, water, ascorbic acid; bis-vinyl dimethicone copolymer; camellia sinensis leaf (green tea) extract; C13-14 isoparaffin, caprylic/ capric triglyceride, cucumis sativus fruit extract, cyclomethicone, dimethicone, ethylhexylglycerin, glycerin, glyceryl stearate, glycrrhiza glabra extract, helianthus annuus oil, laureth-7, niacinamide, parfum, PEG-100 stearate, phenoxyethanol, polyacrylamide, polysorbate-20, punica granatum extract and tocopheryl acetate.
Hypotensive effect of chemical constituents from Aloe barbadensis.
I also noticed my hair gel contains aloe barbadensis leaf juice, which might set off the aromatherapy detectors at Bath and Body Works.
Isolation, chemical characterization and antioxidant activities of two polysaccharides from the gel and the skin of Aloe barbadensis miller irrigated with sea water.
The incredible ingredients that make up the bottle's contents include aloe barbadensis miller, that is the leaf's inner gel, processed water and carrageenan, better known as, Irish moss.
The hypotesis of this assay was to verify whether supplemented diet with natural extracts of propolis and babosa Aloe barbadensis Miller may influence the acute inflammation and hematological response when carrageenin is injected in the swim bladder of Nile tilapia, a proved experimental model.
Community Herbal Monograph on Aloe barbadensis Miller and Aloe (various species, mainly Aloe ferox Miller and its hybrids), EMEA/HMPC/76310/2006 Corrigendum, 9 p.