Emphysema Symptoms - Is Aloe Vera an Effective Cure?

Q: Can aloe vera gel cure symptoms of emphysema?

A: Emphysema symptoms develop gradually over the years. It is a chronic and debilitating disease.

So, is aloe vera gel an effective cure for emphysema? No.

I do not know of any cure for it as of this day.

But here's the thing, there are a variety of medications used in treating this chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
These treatment methods cannot reverse the damage to your lungs.

Aloe vera gel, for one, can only alleviate the symptoms and help slow down the progression of the disease.

Some of the Symptoms of Emphysema

Barrel Chest

Bluish lips

Bluish fingernails

Bluish skin color (due to lack of oxygen in the blood)


Difficulty in breathing

Swollen ankle

Swollen feet

Swollen legs

Weight loss


Aloe vera contains anthraquinones which have strong anti-inflammatory, anti-viral, anti-fungal and antibacterial properties.
In addition, the sterols and prostaglandins also have strong anti-inflammatory properties.

Aloe gel also helps expel the trapped phlegm in your lungs' airways. It is more effective in making life relatively easier for you when it is used in combination with these other products below.

Suggested Supportive Therapy

By the way, heavy smoking amounts to about 90% of the causes of emphysema. And if you still smoke, I suggest you quit gradually.

Quitting is the most important factor in surviving this horrible disease.

Oh, and one more thing, you might like to ask your doctor about having vaccinations against the flu and pneumonia. These vaccinations could prove to be life-savers later on by preventing lung infections.

And there you have it.

I merely provided you with information about what to take in support of your current medication.
Bottom line is, check with your doctor first...then go ahead if he gives you the go signal.

Hope this helps,

Edwin K.

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