Shigella flexneri and Stretpococcus pyogenes are susceptible to aloe. - GreenMedInfo Summary
In vitro susceptibilities of Shigella flexneri and Streptococcus pyogenes to inner gel of Aloe barbadensis Miller.
Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2003 Mar;47(3):1137-9. PMID: 12604556
Department of Immunology, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow G4 ONR, United Kingdom. firstname.lastname@example.org
Aloe barbadensis Miller (or Aloe vera) has widespread use in health products, and despite numerous reports on the whole plant, little work has been performed on the inner gel, which has been used extensively in these products. This report describes the in vitro susceptibilities of two bacteria to this component.