Aloe Vera Morphology
Aloe vera also known as aloe vera, aloe vera, aloe or aloe Barbados Curacao, among others, it is a succulent plant.
The morphology of aloe vera is varied as it is divided into more than 300 species around the world.
Aloe vera belongs to the lily family as the tulip, onion, garlic or asparagus. It is a perennial and as has the story this medicinal plant is native to North Africa.
There are thousands of species of succulent plants classified in several families. Most belong to the aizocaceae, cacti, euphorbias and crassulacean.
Today, en AbsolutAloe we grow Aloe Vera Barbadensis Miller Ecological Fuerteventura on our farm in strict accordance with the requirements and standards required us CRAE (Regulatory Council of Ecological Agriculture of the Canary Islands).
Aloe vera is a succulent plant, belongs to the family of plants that store water in their roots and leaves. When an aloe plant is healthy and in good condition, we can see how the leaves are nice and fat, that means they have a lot of pulp full of juice.
Precisely that juice is loaded with extraordinary properties which makes it the undisputed queen of medicinal plants.
Of the approximately 350 species of aloe vera that exist in the world, it is the Aloe Barbadensis Miller noted for its therapeutic properties. Hence it is known as Aloe Vera, the “True Aloe”.
Aloe vera is also called in other ways depending on the geographical area in which it is located. Some of them are:
- Dragon tail
- Desert Lily
- Sábila or Sávila
- Lu wei
Organic Aloe Vera in the Canary Islands
The plant aloe vera (Aloe Barbadensis Miller) that grow in the Canary Islands has an average size of about 60 cm, is light green when not exposed to the sun and regularly watered, and brown when you have lots of sun and little water .
The spines of aloe vera are testimonials, to prevent evaporation close their stomata during the day, to open them at night when temperatures drop.
The use of the plant Aloe Barbadensis Miller is performed for the pulp leaves. To make a cut in any sheet, you can see that bleed a greenish yellow liquid called aloin , an element with odor and bitter taste, formerly used in the preparation of formulations and is highly laxative.
The remaining juice is basically composed of 18 of the 20 amino acids present in our body, seven of which are essential, besides polysaccharides, vitamins , carbohydrates , proteins, minerals , trace elements, acids, organic salts and enzymes , until completing 200 different substances that improve the daily functioning of our body.
The secret healing power of aloe vera is in vigorous effect of its active ingredients to interact.
The children of the aloe vera plant are separated from the mother when they are about 15 cm. The leaves are between 40 cm and 50 cm to 10 cm by 7 grouped in a basal rosette, with small teeth. Only four leaves per plant to cut up for quality.
The root system of aloe vera and drip irrigation, two very natural ideas.