04 July, 2007

Aloe Vera

Aloë. For thousands of years, it has been used as medicine for treating various ailments, from burns to constipation. It is not only used in many beauty products; it can be drunk too. It is among the world's top herbal selling products. There are hundreds of species of Aloe, the  most common, most used and most popular is the Aloe vera. The genus is a native to Africa and is common in southern Africa and Madagascar. Many people too, grow aloes in their gardens and in pots, in their homes.
More on Aloe: Peoples Pharmacy, University of Maryland, How To Grow, Mayo Clinic, Drink, Facts, All4NaturaHealth, Quick Facts
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