Aloe veraname derives from the Arabic word “Alloeh” meaning “shining bitter substance,” while “vera” in Latin means “true”. About 2000 years ago, Greek scientists regarded Aloe vera as the universal panacea that could heal almost every ailment and illness. The Egyptians called Aloe “the plant of immortality” for obvious reasons. Today, the Aloe vera plant has been used for various purposes, among which we can mention dermatology, health, beauty, medicinal and skin care among many others .
Common name: Barbados aloe, Coastal aloe, Curaçao aloe, Indian aloe, Jaffarabad aloe, Medicinal aloe, Mediterranean aloe, Star cactus, True aloe, West Indian aloe .