Aloe Vera, Wand of Heaven
Height: 59cm |
☘ Origin: North Africa, Southern Europe, and the Canary Islands
☘ Family: Asphodelaceae (Liliaceae)
☘ Botanical Name: Aloe barbadensis miller
☘ Common Name(s): Burn Aloe · First Aid Plant · Medicinal Aloe · Barbados Aloe · Bitter Aloe · Mediterranean Aloe
Aloe Vera has many medicinal benefits and is known as the "Plant of Immortality" by Egyptians. Since Cleopatra credited Aloe Vera for her well-nourished beautiful skin, it symbolizes beauty, healing and protection.
The name Aloe Vera derives from the Arabic word "Alloeh - بريق" meaning "Shining Bitter Substance", while "Vera" in Latin means "true".
2000 years ago, the Greek scientists regarded Aloe Vera as the "Universal Panacea".
Native Americans regarded Aloe Vera as The "Wand of Heaven".
Aloe Vera is a very popular plant is Feng Shui. It combats bad luck and negative energy add protective energy to your space. It’s best to place this plant within 90cm of your computer to filter electromagnetic energy.
While most people apply the Aloe Vera gel to their skin, it's also safe to eat when prepared right. Aloe Vera gel has a clean, refreshing taste and can be added to a variety of recipes, including smoothies and salsas. Latex residue can give the gel an unpleasant bitter taste.
☘ NASA lists Aloe Vera as one of the best plants that will naturally clean your space. It's most effective plant in purifying the air and remove organic air pollutants, benzene, formaldehyde, and trichloroethylene.
☘ It has a long history of being used for medicinal purposes, dating back to Ancient Egypt.
☘ Rich source of antioxidants and vitamins that may help protect your skin. The important compounds in Aloe Vera have also been shown to neutralize the effects of ultraviolet (UV) radiation, repair your skin from existing UV damage, and help prevent fine lines and wrinkles. Aloe Vera can also reduce dandruff.
☘ It has many active ingredients and minerals that can help strengthen the hair, and hair growth. It also helps an itchy scalp and controls greasy hair.
☘ Aloe can also help in lowering Cholesterol and Triglycerides, cure gum diseases, prevents Oxidative stress.
☘ Aloe Vera has countless health benefits and medicinal uses that almost everyone would need.