According to Steven Foster in 101
Medicinal Herbs, " Aloe gel relieves pain and inflammation and
increases blood supply to injuries by dilating capillaries. It promotes
recovery by increasing tensile strength at the wound and healing activity
in the space between the cells."
This informative book brings up to date
information on the history, use and recommended dosages of 101 Medicinal
Herbs. Mr. Foster is a highly respected herbalist and accomplished botanical
photographer. This book utilizes both of his talents with current
information on how the herb should or should not be used and color
photographs for proper identification of the plant.