The aloe vera is a medicinal plant that is popular in many cultures. It is also known as the burn plant. We use it a lot in Arizona by putting the oils on our skin when we get sunburned. You just pull a stem off the plant and bend it in two and place the juice on the sunburn.
The official name is barbadensis and the plant is part of the Lillaceae (lilly) family. The rosette grows approximately two feet high and the aloe vera has over 20 minerals.
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