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What is Acemannan?

Most people have never heard of acemannan nor would they associate it with the healing-herb aloe vera. Acemannan is a D-isomer mucopolysaccharide found in the inner leaf gel of the aloe vera plant. This compound has been known to have immunostimulant(1), antiviral, antineoplastic and gastrointestinal properties.(2) ¬†Acemannan (the name often used for aloe beta-glucomannans, acetylated […]

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Health Benefits of Aloe Vera

With it’s roots in Northern Africa, the first known documentation of aloe vera’s medicinal use was in the ancient Egyptian Papyrus ebers, which provided twelve different recipes for healing with aloe. Today, aloe vera (commonly known as Aloe barbadensis) is known for it’s many health and healing properties both topically and orally — from reducing […]

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