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Aloe the Antibiotic

Aloe vera plants must be at least 4 years old before they will have any medicinal properties. The leaves have a rubbery feel with a smooth surface. Whether you call it the Potted Physician, Nature’s Silent Healer, or the Burn Plant, aloe vera has a lot to offer! Aloe is currently thought to be the […]

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Aloe Vera and Wounds Healing

The bulk of aloe leaf is filled with gel, 96% water with the other 4% containing 75 known substances. Applied to wounds, aloe gel is mild anesthetic, relieving itching, swelling, and pain; it also is antibacterial and antifungal, increases blood flow to wounded areas, and stimulates fibroblasts, the skin cells responsible for wound healing. An […]

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