ANG talamnon nga Aloe Vera nga gitawag sa pinulungang Englis nga [the] “plant of immortality” ang gigamit na didto sa Egypt 6,000 years na ang milabay. Ang talamnon nga Aloe Vera maoy gaihatag isip gasa niadtong mga nangamatay nga “pharaohs” sa Egypt.
Common Names—aloe vera, aloe, burn plant, lily of the desert, elephant’s gall
Latin Names—Aloe vera, Aloe barbadensis
What Aloe Vera is used for?
• Traditionally, aloe was used topically to heal wounds and for various skin conditions, and orally as a laxative.
• Today, in addition to traditional uses, people take aloe orally to treat a variety of conditions, including diabetes, asthma, epilepsy, and osteoarthritis. People use aloe topically for osteoarthritis, burns, sunburns, and psoriasis.
• Aloe vera gel can be found in hundreds of skin products, including lotions and sunblocks.
• The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved aloe vera as a natural food flavoring.
How Aloe Vera is used?
Aloe leaves contain a clear gel that is often used as a topical ointment.
The green part of the leaf that surrounds the gel can be used to produce a juice or a dried substance (called latex) that is taken by mouth.