Interesting Facts About Aloe Vera Plant

Aloe Vera plant has been known to the human race since ancient times. It is indeed an amazing journey that this miraculous plant has gone through, retaining its popularity in every era. Even today, the plant provides ingredients for natural and cosmetic skin care products.

Aloe Vera can be counted among the most studied plants throughout the world. As a result, it has become an interesting plant due to many exciting facts associated with it. If you wish to grow or use Aloe Vera plant for any reason, here are some interesting facts you would like to know about it.  Aloe Vera Plant

The plant of Aloe Vera is known by an array of different names. In India, it is known as Korphad, Gwarpatha, Gheekvar and many other regional names. People in Thailand call it with the name of Crocodile Tail. Savia, Quargandal and Lidha Buaya are some of the other names by which Aloe Vera plant is known in different parts of the world.

‘Vera’ translates to ‘true’ and this is the reason that the plant is commonly known as true Aloe or genuine Aloe. The ancient Egyptians fondly called the plant as the plant of immortality. The wand of heaven is another name that this plant bears, as suggested by the Americans in plant’s history.

Aloe Vera plant is quite close to the cactus plant in terms of resemblance. Water is the major constituent of this plant as it forms 95% of the plant’s content. There are about 70 ingredients with medicinal properties present in the plant and they are present in the forms like proteins, enzymes, vitamins, minerals and so on.

A number of bad skin marks, including bruises, burns, abrasion, cold sores and acne are known to be treatable by Aloe Vera plant. Besides, the plant has shown its positive effects in treating health issues like constipation, indigestions, ulcers, insomnia and many more.

Greeks were among the first people to discover the benefits of Aloe Vera. Later, the plant gained popularity in the Indian and Chinese medicines as well. The beautiful queens from Egypt are known to be fond of this plant. Aloe Vera plant is indeed a wonderful gift of nature to the human race.

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