Aloe barbadensis

ALSO KNOWN AS : True aloe, medicinal aloe, desert lily

ORIGIN : Arabian Peninsula

DISTRIBUTION : North Africa, Middle East, Asia, Mediterranean

DESCRIPTION : The aloe vera is a lily plant native to deserts. Due to its thick fleshy leaves, it resembles a cactus and is therefore also called desert lily.

APPLICATION : Aloe vera has been used for medicinal purposes for millennia. While it was relatively unknown in Europe at first, the aloe vera experienced a boom in the beginning of the new millennium. It is used for wound treatment, skin diseases, gastrointestinal complaints, joint pain and sunburns.

EFFECT : The aloe vera leaf extract contains vitamins, enzymes, minerals and amino acids. The natural gel has a cooling, healing and anti-inflammatory effect and supports the skin's self-healing powers. In addition, it moisturizes and softens the skin making it more smooth and supple.


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