Aloe 200 Capsules (180 Capsules)
Tiny Pioneer Aloe 200 Capsules represent a budget alternative to our Aloe 600 Capsules and to other high-potency aloe vera products.
Each capsule contains only 200mg of aloe vera powder; however, the powder is gently spray dried to preserve nutrients and is processed in a way that guarantees a minimum polysaccharide content of 10%. We have had the capsules independently laboratory tested and the acemannan content far surpasses guaranteed minimum levels – each capsule actually contains an impressive 36.75mg of acemannan!
Acemannan is considered the main bioactive mucopolysaccharide (also known as glycosaminoglycan or ‘GAG’ molecule) in aloe vera 1. It is known to have anti-inflammatory, antibacterial 2, gastrointestinal and wound healing properties, which might be relevant to those with interstitial cystitis.
You can refer to the table in the images to see the acemannan content of Aloe 200 Capsules. The first number is the percent of acemannan present; the second number is the weight of acemannan present per capsule; and the third number is the weight of acemannan per three capsule serving. We hope to publish extra images soon to show how the acemannan levels of our Aloe 200 Capsules compare with other brands that use more aloe vera powder per capsule.
Aloe vera is listed as a complementary and alternative therapy used by interstitial cystitis patients in a 2002 article by Kristene E. Whitmore 3.
Aloe vera has been studied in a double-blind placebo-controlled trial of 44 hospital outpatients with ulcerative colitis, where it was found to produce a clinical response more often than placebo when taken for four weeks 4.
Tiny Pioneer Aloe 200 Capsules are made using organically grown, IASC certified, spray-dried aloe vera. They contain no common allergens, fillers, binders or flow agents and are suitable for vegetarians and vegans. The anthraquinones, including aloin, are removed making them gentle on the stomach and suitable for long term use. Naturally, they are bladder-friendly!
As a food supplement take three capsules twice a day, or as directed by a practitioner. The capsules can be taken with or without food, but for best results take with some fluid. Do not take if pregnant or breastfeeding unless advised to do so by a doctor.
Interstitial cystitis is known to respond quite slowly to pharmaceutical, physical, and nutraceutical interventions. Often, treatments are trialled over a three to six month period 3, 5. We therefore recommend three months of consistent usage at the full intake of six capsules a day before drawing any conclusions.
If you are moving to Aloe 200 Capsules from another brand of oral aloe vera and are on a maintenance serving size with symptoms under control, you can use the same serving size.
Each capsule contains 200mg of organic, spray-dried aloe vera juice powder from inner leaf (200:1). HPMC capsule shell. A silica sachet is added to absorb moisture and preserve freshness.
Please leave the silica sachet in the container and keep the lid sealed when not in use. If the aloe capsules are exposed to moisture, the powder will become clumpy. This will not affect the efficacy, but it will make the capsules less visually appealing. We will not issue refunds for clumpy capsules!
Tiny says: Over the years we have received many phone calls and emails from people who were desperate to try high-potency aloe vera capsules and could not afford to do so. I always felt very sorry for them, but was never able to help. I am thrilled to be able to offer a quality aloe capsule at an economical price – Aloe 200 is not only bladder-friendly, but purse-friendly too! I hope a wider range of interstitial cystitis and nonbacterial prostatitis patients will now be able to try aloe vera.
I have used these capsules a few times now and I think they’re great! I can’t wait to hear your feedback on them! I do want to emphasise that as with other products, it might take a while to notice changes, so please be patient and consistent. If you’re going to give up on them after two weeks, please just save your money and our reputation and don’t buy them!
Prefer a capsule with more acemannan? Check out our Aloe 600 Capsules!
Want to know more about acemannan? No worries, we’ve written a blog post about it!
Don’t know what anthraquinones are? We’ve got a blog post about that too!
- Liu C, Cui Y, Pi F, Cheng Y, Guo Y, Qian H. Extraction, Purification, Structural Characteristics, Biological Activities and Pharmacological Applications of Acemannan, a Polysaccharide from Aloe vera: A Review. Molecules. 2019; 24(8):1554. Published 2019 Apr 19. doi:10.3390/molecules24081554
- Sierra-García GD, Castro-Ríos R, González-Horta A, Lara-Arias J, Chávez-Montes A. Acemannan, an extracted polysaccharide from Aloe vera: A literature review. Nat Prod Commun. 2014; 9(8):1217-1221.
- Whitmore KE. Complementary and alternative therapies as treatment approaches for interstitial cystitis. Rev Urol. 2002; 4 Suppl 1(Suppl 1):S28-S35.
- Langmead L, Feakins RM, Goldthorpe S, et al. Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of oral aloe vera gel for active ulcerative colitis. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2004; 19(7):739-747. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2036.2004.01902.x
- Colaco, M. & Evans, R. Current guidelines in the management of interstitial cystitis. Translational Andrology and Urology, 4(6), 677-683. Retrieved from https://tau.amegroups.com/article/view/8346/9183