Aloe vera (Fam. Liliaceae): an amazing succulent plant.
There is no continent in the world where he is not venerated and loved and studied for his therapeutic properties.
This plant is already declared miraculous in the texts of Pliny and Dioscoride against oral and gastrointestinal tract and to treat wounds.
The Mayans used it against the headache, and as an analgesic and in the hieroglyphics of the Assyrians, there was a description of the use of aloe against digestive and intestinal problems.
The Egyptians considered the plant as immortality as the gel mixed with other essences was used to embalm the corpses while the Arabs and Hindus worshiped her as a miraculous healer.In fact, the plant has vitamins A, C, E, B1, B2, B3, B6, B10, B12 and also the leaves contain various enzymes and minerals such as: calcium and hate, phosphorus and potassium, chromium and iron, zinc and manganese .
The juice extracted is a powerful remedy for gastric ulcers and pancreatitis ulcers. Highly anti-inflammatory and detoxifying, regenerates skin and regulates cholesterol, laxative and regulating glucose in the blood.
Some remedies that you surely know:
peel the leaf and use pure gel as an ointment against burns and solar erythema but also dermatitis and redness, scarring of wounds and pruritus. Massage and leave uncovered. While applying the gel to a wound, do not massage it and cover it with a gauze.
Some people like to extract the leaves gel (which is highly oxidant so it is used immediately) and in a blender mix it with a glass of juice and sweeten it with honey and drink it immediately.
In magic, it was connected to the sun and already in Persia centuries before the coming of Christ was used as a natural anti-proptic because it was so solar to drive off evil spirits. But it was also used in rituals to favor the beauty of people. In Africa, they use cut leaves and give them or lay them on the ground to wish good luck and attract spirits that help prosper. Farmers and farmers used to plant it to prevent fires and theft of livestock.
In the Middle Ages, some leaves were given to the sideburners as a painkiller.
Some consider it as a calming and relaxing natural and leave some leaves burning during meditations or before sleeping to favor prophetic dreams.
The broken wood was burned with grains of incense resin and mastic against negativity but also to favor the purity of feelings and intentions in love and friendship.