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Aloe Vera, the cactus that cures

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Archie Heron
Aloe Vera, the cactus that cures

Aloe vera is a plant with medicinal properties, which is increasingly used in the production of cosmetics and medicines. The action of this cactus has a beneficial effect on the nervous and digestive systems.

Aloe vera - a cactus with medicinal properties

Aloe vera is one of the succulent species, often grown in pots on window sills, but can also grow in gardens. Often grown - because it has many healing properties, it is often also an ingredient in cosmetics. It is a plant with fleshy, branched shoots, with a waxy coating. It is the thick leaves that contain the substance, soothing the effects of burns and moisturizing the skin. Aloe vera juice is used in the treatment - applied on wounds it accelerates the healing process.

However, most often the pulp from aloe vera is obtained - after peeling the leaves from the skin and after further processing, the pulp is obtained. Natural pulp from aloe vera leaves perfectly influences the health of the digestive system, rich in many nutritious components, and when consumed regularly, it will contribute to strengthening and improving the condition of the whole organism.

Additionally, this plant: restores balance in the body, destroyed by improper eating, thus cleanses the body, regenerates the nervous system, improves blood circulation. So how to grow this species of cactus ? Aloe vera requires a sunny position and access to fresh air. In winter it should be watered rarely, and in general it should only be watered if it has dry ground. We can additionally fertilize it with cactus fertilizer to help it grow. It is also worth remembering that a place that is too warm overwintering and too humid can cause diseases and pests - aphids can appear and rot can occur, so it is good to take care of the right place also during the resting period.

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