Aloe Vera is a commonly used substance in medicines. It is found almost in all of Indian herbal medicines and is termed as a remedy for various ill-affects against skin.
It has a long history of cultivation, though mainly found in tropical and subtropical parts of the world.
Its family name is—Liliaceae, botanical name is Aloe Vera, Alobe Barbadensis and parts used are flowers, roots, basically found in south and south western India.
The basic purpose of this herb is to cure various skin disorders like cuts, burns and it reduces pain and inflammation.
A report conducted in 1990 states that, Aloe Vera heals moderate to severe burns very effectively and the process was sped up by 6 days compared to the ordinary bandage.
Most of the ads today proudly claim to have Aloe Vera in their various beauty products because it holds a significant message to its users.
For the last 3500 years, this magic plant is there and has come up very nicely.
Even the greatest book Bible claim to wrap the body of Jesus Christ in aloes and myrrh, Its significance can be found in every part and century of history.
King Solomon With This Herb
But King Solomon who grown it and used it is termed as its real marketer, he valued it highly. World’s most powerful and acclaimed warrior Alexander the Great captured an island of Socotra for his army because of Aloe Vera.
Aloe plant has several variations, but only one variety is termed to have the great quality and that is Aloe Vera. It is considered to be a member of cactus family but is a member of lily family. It has more than 200 varieties, so only true Aloe Vera provides the real effect. Due to a large scale development in the field of chemical, medical and physical sciences, many old superstitions are now termed worthless .Aloe Vera is one of the oldest drugs available and has come up with a image of a wonder drug.