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Aloes Forever

  • Posted on October 23rd, 2013

    The flowers are produced on a spike up to 90 cm tall, each flower pendulous, with a yellow tubular corolla 2-3 cm long.With just one aloe plant you can cure over 80 ailments. The leaves are lanceolate, thick and fleshy, green to grey-green, with a serrated margin. It is a stemless or very short-stemmed succulent plant growing to 80-100 cm tall, spreading by offsets and root sprouts.

    aloe vera plantAloe latex is a effective laxative, but because it can cause painful cramping, it is not used frequently for this purpose. It really speeds the healing of several skin injuries, including ulcerations, burns, hives and poison ivy and also acts as a laxative. Aloe Vera has been used to cure both internally and outwardly.

    The manner in which aloe could expedite the healing of skin ulcers may be related to its occlusive properties. Raine et al noted that tissue survival was increased when wounds were treated with aloe vera cr