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Aloe Vera Compositions Used for Medicinal Applications: A Patent Review (2013 - Till 2020)

Author(s):

Bhushan D. Varpe*, Amol A. kulkarni and Anil S. Mali   Pages 1 - 8 ( 8 )

Abstract:


Background: Aloe vera is a traditionally used plant for medicinal purposes, mostly as a cosmetic. The Aloe vera gel/extract/juice is being used in hair care, moisturizing, cleansing, and thickening agent in formulations. The Aloe vera gel is rarely used on burns, wounds, infections, and gastric diseases.

Objectives: To study the patents filed recently to understand the trend in the application of Aloe vera for therapeutic purposes.

Methods: This patent review focuses on granted patents during the year 2013-till 2020. The patents were analyzed and their therapeutic use was studied to assess the recent trends in Aloe vera formulations.

Results: Most of the patents of this article on skincare products and out of those maximum patents are on moisturizing compositions. Most of the patents are found in US jurisdiction and few in Europe and China. As there are certain restrictions on patenting inventions related to composition and natural products in various jurisdictions, patents are found in only a few jurisdictions.

Conclusion: The trend of use of Aloe vera is still towards cosmetic products also the Aloe vera is used in oral care composition, deodorant compositions, anti-inflammatory composition, vitamin compositions, antibiotic compositions, etc.

Keywords:

Aloe vera, Moisturizer formulations, Medicinal and cosmetic applicationAloe vera, Moisturizer formulations, Medicinal and cosmetic application

Affiliation:

DKSS’s Institute Of Pharmaceutical Science & Research; Department of Pharmaceutical chemistry, Swami Chincholi, Pune,, DKSS’s Institute Of Pharmaceutical Science & Research; Department of Pharmaceutical chemistry, Swami Chincholi, Pune,, DKSS’s Institute Of Pharmaceutical Science & Research; Department of Pharmaceutical chemistry, Swami Chincholi, Pune



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