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Descriptor English: Aloe
Descriptor Spanish: Aloe
Descriptor Aloe
Entry term(s) Aloe vera
Scope note: Género de plantas de la familia Xanthorrhoeaceae que tienen usos medicinales. Contienen glucósidos de antraquinona como la aloína-emodina o aloe-emodina (EMODINA).
Descriptor Portuguese: Aloe
Descriptor French: Aloe
Entry term(s): Aloe vera
Tree number(s): B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.618.100.970.500
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000504
Scope note: A plant genus of the family Xanthorrhoeaceae which is used medicinally. It contains anthraquinone glycosides such as aloin-emodin or aloe-emodin (EMODIN).
Annotation: HESPERALOE see AGAVACEAE is also available
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
AH anatomy & histology
CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PO poisoning
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
TO toxicity
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 91,63-77; was see under PLANTS, MEDICINAL 1978-90; was heading 1963-77
History Note: 91(78)63; was see under PLANTS, MEDICINAL 1978-90; was heading 1963-77; was in Cat B & D 1963-77
DeCS ID: 507
Unique ID: D000504
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1964/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/07/07
Aloe - Preferred
Concept UI M0000756
Scope note A plant genus of the family Xanthorrhoeaceae which is used medicinally. It contains anthraquinone glycosides such as aloin-emodin or aloe-emodin (EMODIN).
Preferred term Aloe
Aloe vera - Narrower
Concept UI M0332424
Scope note Aloe vera (L.) Burm. f. and other species are used medicinally.
Preferred term Aloe vera



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