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Absorb Yourself Into This Aloe Vera Plant Quiz

Priya Johnson Dec 01, 2020
Come try this challenge and find out how much you know about the amazing aloe vera plant.
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The term 'vera' means true in Latin. Today, aloe vera is being cultivated all over the globe.
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Aloe vera is actually stemless. The leaves are long, thick, and fleshy.
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Only 4 out of 240 aloe vera plant species are grown for their medicinal and cosmetic properties.
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This polysaccharide has antiviral properties that help boost the immune system.
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The colorless gel is used in all kinds of cosmetics and medicines, particularly pertaining to hair, skin, burns, etc.
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The yellow latex has laxative properties due to the presence of a compound called aloin. It must be used sparingly.
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Aloe vera is not a cactus, even though it has small spikes around the leaf edges.
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Aloe vera gel contains 85% aloe vera, while the juice form contains only 15%.
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Out of 20 amino acids needed by the body, aloe contains 19. Wow!
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Cleopatra used aloe vera as a part of her beauty regimen.
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