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Aloe Vera Gel (Code C1565)

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Preferred Name: Aloe Vera Gel

Definition: A preparation of leaf pulp from the parenchymal tissue of the plant Aloe vera (Liliaceae). Aloe vera gel contains carbohydrate polymers, such as glucomannans or pectic acid, and various vitamins and essential amino acids, as well as other organic and inorganic compounds. This agent has been used internally or externally for sunburn, skin problems, insect bites, ulcers, arthritis, constipation, and as an immune system enhancer.

Label: Aloe Vera Gel

NCI Thesaurus Code: C1565 (Search for linked caDSR metadata)  (search value sets)

NCI Metathesaurus Link: C0974143  (see NCI Metathesaurus info)

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
Aloe Vera Gel

External Source Codes: 
PDQ Closed Trial Search ID 41546
PDQ Open Trial Search ID 41546 (check for NCI PDQ open clinical trial info)
UMLS CUI C0974143

Other Properties:
     Name Value (qualifiers indented underneath)
code C1565
Legacy_Concept_Name Aloe_Vera_Gel
Semantic_Type Pharmacologic Substance

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Defined Fully by Roles: No  


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