All types of aloe vera plants. You dont have to be a believer in holistic medicine or some crazy person who never uses conventional western medicine. The aloe family is large and comprises of plants from an inch tall up to 40 feet in height. People use aloe vera to help soothe minor burns cuts scrapes and abrasions. It isnt uncommon to walk into a home and see an aloe vera plant growing happily in front of a bright window.
Although the gel of the plant is famous for its ability to take the sting and heat out of a sunburn the beneficial properties of aloe vera aloe barbadensis reach much further than skin deep. Aloe vera plants are not only attractive houseplants but also have a long history of possessing wonderful healing properties. I just moved to the desert a while back and my garden beds have several large aloe plants. This was very helpful and interesting.
Many people use the gel like liquid from a broken leaf to soothe minor burns and abrasions. Caring for an aloe vera plant is simple once you know the basics. Also called burn plant or medicine plant aloe vera is known for the healing properties of its sap. Aloe vera plants are native to tropical regions but theyre common household plants in a variety of climates.
Aloe æ l ˈ oʊ i ˈ æ l oʊ i ˈ æ l oʊ also written aloë is a genus containing over 500 species of flowering succulent plants.