Healing Aloe Vera Plants Are Easy To Grow and Provide Health Benefits

 


Article by: Laura Zinkan

Aloe Vera , known as the healing plant, , 'Northern Encore' Tree Rose is easy to care for indoors , Trust Your Plants - They Know How To Grow! or in the garden. , Winterizing Tips for Your Lawn and It is a drought , Permanently Remove Green Pool Algae tolerant succulent , Permanently Remove Green Pool Algae which grows , What You Need To Know About Pruning Bonsai Trees well in dry shade to part sun. , Cheap Ideas For Garden Landscaping Its bright green , Edible Flowers stalks grow , Abatement and Congregation of Material up to 1 foot long and up to 2 inches thick They usually have creamy white , Tips for Garden Decoration stripes or dots along the leaves. Aloe plants , Hydroponics Gardening verses Organic Gardening: Which Grows the Best Cannabis? grow upright and spread with time by creating clumping offsets. Perennial , Gardening - Keeping Containers Looking Good aloe produces dramatic, bright orange flowers , 6 Steps To A Greener, Healthier Lawn on long stalks in the spring , Southwestern Landscape Art - An Investment? and summer. , Tips For a Long Lasting Amaryllis Used medicinally aloe vera gel is beneficial for burns, minor cuts, scrapes, insect bites and other skin irritations.

Water-wise aloe is great for xeriscaping in dry gardens , Cheap Ideas For Landscaping with other succulents , Natural Algae Fighters That Work and cacti. They don't mind heat , Gardening - Keeping Containers Looking Good as long as they don't get too much sun. , Mowing the Lawn Aloe does best in light , 'Northern Encore' Tree Rose or dappled shade on the porch , Free Landscaping Ideas - How To Correctly Plant a Tree or on the windowsill. It is even reliable in dry shade. One to two hours of direct sun , Fish Fertilizers is plenty. Dark brown or orange spots on the leaves is a sign of sunburn. Aloe vera is easy to care for and only needs water , The Not So Common Day Lily once a month or when the stalks become shriveled. Planted in the ground, it can tolerate more drought , Transplanting Deciduous Shrubs and will grow , How to Create a Beautiful Landscape Painting slightly larger. Aloes are cold , 'Northern Encore' Tree Rose hardy to about 45 degrees. Mine have survived a light , The Best Types Of Fish For Your Garden Pond dusting of frost, but they have overhead protection. I wouldn't leave them outdoor , Free Landscaping Ideas - How To Correctly Plant a Tree in the open if Jack Frost visits your area frequently. Indoors, , The Value of Mulch they are suited to the hot , Cheap Ideas For Garden Landscaping dry conditions of the average home. , Free Landscaping Ideas - How To Correctly Plant a Tree They will tolerate a few hours of sun , Free Landscaping Ideas - How To Correctly Plant a Tree a day, but should be fine anywhere with lots of bright, indirect sunlight.

Aloe vera plants , How to Create a Beautiful Landscape Painting form offset pups and will eventually become a clump. Mine started out in a small 4" pot , The Not So Common Day Lily from the nursery. Normally, you should repot plants , Hydroponics Gardening verses Organic Gardening: Which Grows the Best Cannabis? in a slightly larger pot. , 5 Tips For Fish Pond Maintenance But I planted my aloe in a huge 12" pot, , Gardening - Keeping Containers Looking Good knowing it would fill in. Who has time to repot their plants , Fish Fertilizers all the time? To keep the pot , The Front Porch Swings Through History from looking empty, I planted a small trailing succulent , Southwestern Landscape Art - An Investment? around the edges. They have similar cultivation needs, so they get along great and look terrific. You can see an aloe vera picture and even download the wallpaper on my succulent , Mulchers - A Buying Guide webpage at theGardenPages.com. After the first year, my aloe created lots of offsets and filled in the pot , Fish Fertilizers nicely. The new shoots are easy to tease out from the main plant , The Not So Common Day Lily so I can repot them or give them to friends.

Aloe vera is famous for its healing benefits and is commonly grown in kitchen gardens , Cheap Ideas For Landscaping to help with minor burns and other skin problems. To use aloe, work with one inch chunks cut from the tips , Free Landscaping Ideas - How To Correctly Plant a Tree of the leaves. Peel off the spines and cut open the chunk. Squeeze out the aloe juice and pulp onto sunburns or other skin irritations. Spread it around with your fingers or the aloe peel. It will feel cold , How to Create a Beautiful Landscape Painting on burns. The juice may feel sticky at first, but will eventually dry out, leaving a slight green , Gardening - Keeping Containers Looking Good tint. Apply 1 - 2 times a day to cool off burns and help heal skin. I was amazed at how well it worked on my baby's diaper rash when nothing else helped. First, I'd slather the skin with aloe gel, then put the remaining pulp into his diaper and wrap it all up like a little burrito. Usually the rash was cleared up in a few hours. Fresh is best, studies suggest aloe starts to loose its properties , Foraging In The Forest: Finding Materials That Link Your Home To The Great Outdoors within an hour of picking.

Healing aloe vera is an easy to grow plant , Gardening - Keeping Containers Looking Good indoors or out, with outstanding health benefits and makes a great addition to any garden. , Can Robotic Lawnmowers Save the World or at Least You Money?
Laura Zinkan tends a gardening , How to Create a Beautiful Landscape Painting website at http://www.theGardenPages.com where you can read growing tips , Hummingbird Migration and lore about succulents , Abatement and Congregation of Material and native plants. , Choosing the Right Sprinkler System Drop by to smell the flowers, , Tips for Garden Decoration see lots of photos and even download garden , Wrought Iron Patio Furniture is Easy to Clean for Summer wallpapers. Laura is a busy mom with a small yard , 5 Tips For Fish Pond Maintenance in southern California so she expects a lot out of her plants. , Calla Lilies - Flowers for All Occasions She also has a site called http://www.AngelCityArt.com where you can share her vision of Los Angeles and California with photos and essays. Copyright © 2005 by Laura Zinkan. Proper credit must be given with reprints of this article. All rights reserved under U.S. and international law.

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