Where did aloe come from?

Answer The Aloe vera is a useful medicinal plant that originates from Africa. Aloe juice works well on burns and as a laxative. It has been used by the ancient Egyptians to embalm bodies and as a beauty t... Read More »

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Is my aloe really an aloe plant?

There are several hundred kinds of Aloe Veras. Some do not smell good inside.

What is gum of aloe?

Gum of aloe refers to the thick, yellow, sticky sap that is found in the succulent leaves of the aloe plant. It should not be confused with the popular gel and unofficial burn ointment that oozes o... Read More »

How do I Extract Aloe?

Aloe Vera is a plant native to Africa. It is a succulent plant that stores water and a soothing gel inside its leaves. The gel of the Aloe Vera plant has a long-standing tradition for soothing burn... Read More »

What is an aloe plant used for?

There are many uses for aloe vera. Some have been proven to work and others are best left to folklore. Common uses for this plant include application to minor skin burns and irritations, minimizing... Read More »