Aloe-Vera is a very short succelent plant
growing about 60-100 centimeteres in
The leaves are thick and fleshy.
Aloe-vera is a member of lily family.
It is a xerophyte so it prefers dry and arid
The flowers of Aloe vera are produced in
• Aloe-vera is used in traditional medicine as a
multipurpose skin treatment.
It also helps to treat fungal and viral infections.
Aloe vera is rich in amino acids and fatty acids
which helps in reducing the symptoms of
Aloe vera is also rich in vitamins and minerals.
It is a disinfectant ,Anti-microbial as it prevents
the growth of disease causing microbes thus
eliminating many internal and external
Aloe is used to effectively heal chronic skin
problems, such as acne and eczema.
It also improves natural skin’s firmness and
keeps the skin hydrated.
It also helps to speed up healing of open
It also restores shine to hair ,skin and nails.
It heals sunburns and eliminates dandruff.
It is also used to control hairfall.
Aloe vera is native to Africa.it is also found in
West Indies, the Middle East and Australia .
Aloe vera is grown worldwide in temperate
climate.it is also grown widely as an
There are around 400 species of Aloe.
The lower leaf of the plant is used for medicinal
purpose. If the lower leaf is sliced open, the gel
obtained can be applied on the affected area of
the skin. Leaves and seeds are the two edible
parts of Aloe Vera.