A very popular plant, aloe is a perennial plant that grows in arid and tropical areas. Its fleshy leaves grow at the base of the plant forming a rosette. The leaves are narrow-lanceolated and the flowers grow at the top of the plant in a raceme, they are yellowish in colour. The flower stalk resembles that of the Agave in size and aspect.
Properties and Use
Aloe is very well-known for its multipurpose effects. It is mostly used for an emollient, purgative and vulnerary effect. It, usually, used in the form of pills or powder and the tea made from aloe is good when caring for injuries or eyes. Also used for skin burns or irritations, insect bites, and scratches.
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