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Botanical Name Aloe vera
Family Asphodelaceae
Origin The exact origin of Aloe vera is uncertain, but it is believed to have originated in the Arabian Peninsula.
Description Aloe vera is a succulent plant that grows up to 60-100 cm tall. It has thick, fleshy, and green leaves that are serrated on the edges and can grow up to 50 cm long. The plant produces yellow or orange tubular flowers that grow on a spike up to 90 cm tall.
Parts Used The gel and juice from the leaves of the Aloe vera plant are used for medicinal purposes.
Dose The appropriate dose of Aloe vera depends on several factors, such as the individual’s age, health, and medical conditions. It is essential to consult with a healthcare professional before using Aloe vera for medicinal purposes.