Aloe Vera- Plant of Wonders
Aloe Vera — Plant of Wonders by Mbizo Chirasha,
The most popular and widely used magic herb the Aloe Vera(barbadensis Miller) is undoubtedly a herb of wonders. The magic plant is extensively used across the world. It has proven healing and vitamin properties for the benefit of humankind. Some of the products of this wonder plant are currently manufactured and distributed by a newly born South African Wholesale and Retail Beauty and Health Business, Black African Organics ( pty )Ltd
According to http://www.lilyofthedesert.com/aloes-story/ Aloe Vera is one of the oldest mentioned organic plant in ancient China and the first African civilization , Egypt because of its medicinal benefits and healthy life giving atributes. Aloe was and is commonly used to treat wounds and reduce fevers.
Several great and popular historical personalities had their significant share of the magic plant among them Alexander the Great through the wisdom of Aristitole after he conquered the island of Socotra, off the coast of Africa, to secure supplies of aloe vera in order to treat wounded soldiers. Cleopatra used aloe in her daily skin treatments. In 1944( during Hiroshima and Nagasaki debacles), the Japanese who were exposed to the “A” bomb applied aloe gel to their wounds and they reported faster healing and less scaring.
Aloe Vera contains over 200 biologically active, naturally-occurring constituents including polysaccharides, vitamins, enzymes, amino acids, and minerals that promote nutrient absorption, digestive health, a healthy immune system, and a reduction of nitrates. The Aloe Vera is of a diverse medicinal and healing plant by supporting healthy digestion,moisturizing and hydrating skin,supporting a healthy immune system,reducing harmful toxins,Increasing absorption of nutrients,enhancing antioxidant support,balancing stomach acidity naturally and soothing occasional muscle and joint discomfort.
Wikipedia articles also claim that Aloe Vera (Wikipedia) is a plant species of the genus Aloe. It grows wild in tropical climates around the world and is cultivated for agricultural and medicinal uses. Aloe is also used for decorative purposes and grows successfully indoors as a potted plant. In this modern day industrial civalisations Aloe Vera is processed into beverages , skin lotions, cosmetics and onitments and its products are widely used , widely consumed and widely distributed acrossed the globe .
In Africa Aloe Vera is greatly adored by all and sundry . Africa Traditional Healers , Food scientists/Dietitians , Modern Medicine practitioners , Beauty and Skin Care technicians , Organic cosmetics and products Entrepreneurs are stampeding for the WONDER PLANT , ALOE VERA , the plant has become a big trade and business product. This is an awakening call to Africans that their original and organic plants are of great purpose since they can heal , beautify and save many lives.
Black African Organics (pty) Ltd is one among other African organic products manufacturers and distributors producing and dispensing Aloe while educating the consumer communities on the positive benefits of Organic products among them Argan , moringa , tea tree , shea and several others.
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