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ABSTRACT

Introduction: Aloe vera is a medicinal plant that has many benefits that are beneficial to health
for various human health problems. Objective: To conduct a literature review regarding the
efficacy of aloe vera used for treatment in dealing with body health problems. Methods: The
article search began on 5-10 December 2018 through the CINAHL, ResearchGate, Pubmed
and Science Direct databases that used the keyword effect OR or AND aloe vera, then selection
based on inclusion criteria in the article and after getting the results of inclusion criteria critical
appraisal was carried out so that the articles relevant number 9 articles Results: All research
articles, the use of aloe vera has efficacy in accelerating the wound healing process and
reducing pain intensity in oral lichen planus, stomatitis, diabetes mellitus, pressure ulcers,
venous ulcers, chronic anal visions, burns, burning mouth syndrome, alpthous minor and post
surgery. There is 1 research article that shows that aloe vera can also be used as a therapy or
treatment for patients with melasma with the function of improving skin pigmentation.
Conclusion: The use of treatments that use aloe vera is proven to accelerate the process of
wound healing and reduce pain intensity from various health problems.