Scientific Name: Barbadensis miller
Sucker Shape: Leaf shaped with roots
Sucker Size: 6 inches and above
Sucker Colour: Pale / Translucent
Usage: For plantation/ propagation
Age: Less than a year old suitable for plantation
Packing: Jute bags/ plastic net bags
Sucker availability: Throughout the year
Botanical Name: Barbadensis miller
English Name: Aloevera, Barbados Aloe, Chinese Aloe, Indian Aloe, True Aloe,
Hindi Name: Ghritkumari, Gwarpatha, Ghikwar
Propagation : By suckers
Leaves, pulp and gel: Anti-inflammatory, Disinfectant, Anti-biotic, Anti-bacterial, Anti-microbial, Anti-viral, Anti-fungal, Anti-septic, Germicidal, Antioxidant, Adaptogen.
Aloevera is an herbaceous perennial grown for its succulent leaves which have a variety of culinary and medicinal uses. The Aloevera plant has a short, stout stem and a rosette of fleshy, lanceolate leaves which have a serrated margin of small white teeth.
The gelatinous leaves may be flecked with white and are bright / pale green or gray-green in color and enveloped in a fine layer of a yellow liquid or sap. It has fibrous roots. Aloevera plants produce a conspicuous inflorescence composed of densely packed pendulous yellow flowers on a spike which can be up to 90 cm (35 in) in height.
The plant itself can grow to be 1 m (3 ft) in height and can live for up to 100 years if well cared for. Aloe vera may also be called Aloe barbadensis and is indigenous to eastern and southern Africa. The ideal environment for cultivating Aloe Vera is a tropical climate and low rainfall.
Aloevera is quite an incredible medicinal plant full of nutritional benefits. Aloevera is high in vitamins (A, C, E, folic acid, choline, B1, B2, B3, B6 & B12), minerals (Ca, Mg, Zn, Cr, Se, Na, Fe, K, Cu, Mn), amino acids and fatty acids. Aloe is known to soothe and cleanse the digestive tract and help improve digestion.
Aloe is known to soothe and cleanse the digestive tract and help improve digestion. It helps with either constipation or diarrhea, helping to regulate your elimination cycles in whatever way you need. It’s been a great remedy for people with problems such as irritable bowel syndrome as well as acid reflux.
Aloe also helps to decrease the amount of unfriendly bacteria and in our gut keeping your healthy intestinal flora in balance. It helps in detoxification of the body, alkalizes the body and improves cardiovascular health. Aloe helps boost the immune system, reduces inflammation and is great for skin.