Aloe vera is one of the most complete plants and our favorite. On many occasions we have told you about the benefits and properties that it has in the body and the uses we can give it, not only for beauty and cosmetics but also in nutrition. However, there is no single variety of aloe vera. There are more than 300 types of aloe in the world with different characteristics and healing properties.
Aloe Barbadensis Miller
It is the most common aloe vera species. You can distinguish it from the others, because its leaves have white spots, which can also serve to know the age of the plant as these spots disappear as the aloe vera plant becomes adult.
This aloe begins to bloom in spring and summer, and its flowers are yellow. The healing and beauty properties of this type of aloe vera are greater than any other variety, and therefore it is the most widespread, known and used.
Also known as: candelabra aloe, candelabra, arborescent aloe or octopus plant. This species of aloe vera blooms in winter and produces red flowers inside which seeds are stored.
Its appearance is more similar to a cactus and has a woody trunk that can reach up to four meters. It has beneficial medicinal and healing properties, and is especially used to soothe burns.
In addition and according to some studies, aloe arborescens helps in the proliferation of cells. It can benefit cancer patients since its intake improves the effects of chemotherapy, increasing its effectiveness. However, you should always consult with your doctor to know the primary and secondary effects of this crop.
It is known as real pita or aloe maculata. His pens are arranged in a rosette, that is, in a circular form. All the leaves grow at the same height and are bluish green. They are very broad, with white spots, jagged and fleshy, so it produces a lot of aloe vera juice.
It flowers from the summer season until spring. Its flowers are orange-red and grow in clusters. The species Aloe Saponaria does not grow in the same way in open land as in a pot, in the latter it does not grow easily, so it is advisable to plant it in a wide area.
Aloe Saponaria is used to treat all types of skin conditions. And it is one of the most used types in cosmetics due to its high level of juice.
If you want to know and try the properties and benefits of aloe vera, do not hesitate to visit Verdeaurora Bio Farm. We will be happy to help you!