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ALOE VERA Ι
(pot 10.5 cm, 11 pcs)
ALOE VERA TH
(pot 13 cm, 6 pcs)
ALOE ARBORESCENS
(pot 17 cm)
ALOE ARBORESCENS
(pot 15 cm)
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ALOE ARBORESCENS
(pot 13 cm)
ALOE ARBORESCENS
(pot 19 cm)
ALOE VERA
(pot 17 cm)
ALOE VERA
(pot 15 cm)

 

PoulimenosCongratulations on the purchase of your Aloe Vera plant: the medicine cabinet on your window sill or in your kitchen.

Aloe Vera (barbadensis) is succulent of the lily family, which grows in the dry regions of Africa, Asia, Europe and America. It is one of the most amazing of all the 1,5 million species known to botanical science - a plant whose medical and cosmetic qualities have been celebrated for centuries. Ancient Egyptian, Roman, greek and Chinese scholars wrote of its healing and beauntiful powers. Cleopatra was believed to be an enthusiastic user of gel extracted from the plant, and this was the reason for her irresistible charm and beauty. Dioscorides, the famous first - century Greek herbalist, described in detail how the plant could be used for skin care and to treat blisters and burns, woulds, sunburn, piles, pains, stomach complaints and so on.

Milions of people all over the word have since, made an Aloe Vera plant part of the household first - aid kit. Used on burns, would, insect bites, sunburn and the like, Aloe Vera eases pain and aids recovery.

Modern scientists studing the plant's properties have been able to confirm that Aloe Vera juice contains a biological stimulant which speeds healing of the skin and reduces scaning. Aloe Vera has been used along time as an ingredient in a wide variety of cosmetic products, including face creams, shampoos, deodorants and so forth. However, many people believe that transparent gel freshly squeezed from Aloe leaves is more effective than the refined extract. Aloe Vera has all sorts of uses, many of which have described in the various publications dealing with the plant listed in the Aloe Vera has all sorts of uses, many of which have been described in the various publications dealing with the plant listed in the Aloe Vera Handbook.

HOW TO USE
Remove a leaf (preferably a mature one) with a sharp knife, then squieeze the trasparent, somewhat slimy gel from the leaf and apply generously. Any unused parts of the leaf can be kept for about two weeks if wrpped in film and placed in a refrigerator.

PLANT CARE
Your Aloe Vera plant should be kept in light, sunny spot at room temperature. Free-draining potting compost is also important Take care not to overwater, especially in winter. Fertilizer should be given in the spring and summer.

WARNING: Do not expose the plant to frost or, in summer to strong sunlight outdoors.

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