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Scientific Name: A. barbadensis

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A. barbadensis
A. barbadensis


  • Perennial
  • Indigenous to South Africa.
  • Succulent, drought resistant.
  • Orange flower.
  • Full sun to partial shade.
  • Can be grown in a pot.

Medicinal Uses. It is said that

  • Leaf gel contains Aloectin B.
  • Stimulates the immune system.
  • Protective healing effect.
  • Externally: Heal wounds, burns, sunburn, scrapes and ulcers.
  • Apply the clear gel to speed up the rate of healing and reduce risk of infections.
  • Treat eczema and fungal infections like ringworm and thrush.
  • Internally: Use for peptic ulcers and irritable bowel syndrome
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