There are many different uses for the aloe vera plant, most of which involve simply cutting the leaves open and rubbing the insides on the skin. This can be used to treat minor burns, scrapes, insect bites and stings. It... More »

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The aloe vera plant is a natural antibiotic, meaning it prevents the growth of bacteria. Aloe vera is widely used in cosmetics and is known for its soothing capabilities for burned or irritated skin, but it can also be u... More »

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People who do not have a sensitivity to aloe can use the gel of the succulent Aloe vera plant on their faces. Aloe vera is a prime ingredient in a number of facial and skin care products. More »

Care for an aloe vera plant by planting it in well-drained soil, placing it in a good location, providing adequate water, fertilizing the plant, pruning the offsets, and repotting the plant as necessary. You need potting... More »

Aloe plants grow from seeds as well as from aloe leaves. To grow an aloe plant from a leaf, plant the aloe leaf in potting soil, place it in the sun, and water it as needed. Small leaves begin to sprout about two weeks a... More »

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Aloe vera, also known as Aloe Barbadensis Miller, is a succulent plant that is member of the lily family. Aloe vera leaves are used in folk medicine and in many types of commercial products. More »

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A healthy dieffenbachia plant boasts green and cream leaves. A dieffenbachia with yellow leaves denotes a problem, and you need to do something different for its care. Make sure that it's watered regularly, give it plant... More »