October 20 2016
The plant Aloe Vera is a member of the family. Is cactus like characteristics and originally came from Africa. Like cactus plants, long thick green leaves contain water the plant needs to survive during long periods of drought. Aloe Vera resists dry, warm climates very harsh conditions. Aloe Vera has long been used for medicinal and therapeutic properties.
Aloe vera can be found in many health and pharmaceuticals. It can be found in many health drinks and is widely used in skin care and beauty products.Alexander the Great was known to use Aloe Vera for healing the wounds of soldiers. Cleopatra also used as part of the skin care.
Sometimes referred to as the "First Aid" plant, Aloe Vera has long been a common plant around many homes. I can still remember my grandmother breaking off a leaf and rubbing it burns me when I was a kid. The Aloe Vera plant is used as an ingredient in health has been known to help the problems in the stomach and also proved to be an effective skin hydration in various skin care products.