The name of this famous medicinal plant comes from Arabic. The term “aloeh” basically means shiny and bitter. From its appearance, it is clear that it is a cactus plant.
The aloe vera plant mostly grows in hot, dry parts of the world and is known to be able to store large amounts of water. It is believed to have originated in the Arabian Peninsula. Nowadays, they grow wherever the climate is suitable for a desert plant. These include India, Mexico and the Mediterranean. Aloe vera has long been considered a medicinal plant around the world. In ancient Egypt, it was even named the plant of immortality, as the juice was said to promote health and beauty.
In herbal medicine, aloe vera juice is used as well as its refreshing gel. The natural gel inside the water leaves is mainly used in skin care products. Extremely dry skin, for example, can benefit as the refreshing gel has moisturizing properties. In addition, it can relieve irritation, inhibit inflammation and soothe sunburn and sunburn. It is said to strengthen the immune system and support the body’s defenses.
Alkmene also uses the essence of this medicinal plant in its products. Advanced formulas contain organic aloe vera and other quality ingredients.