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The History Handout - Aloe

ΤHE HISTORY I'm Coupons HANDOUT Aloe Aloe, a succulent plant, has long been existing in ancient times and the earliest record of Aloe Vera was found in a Sumarian tablet that dates back as far as 2100 BC. Egyptian queens associated aloe's use with their physical beauty as discovered from a writing in an Egyptian paypyrus dated 1550 BC. Aloe, which is widely cultivated throughout the world, was introduced in China and other parts of Southern Europe in 17th century. According to legend, Alexander the Great has conquered Socotra Island in the Indian Ocean to secure aloes to treat wounds of his soldiers. Aloe has around 400 species and the one that is most used is Aloe Barbadensis Miller commonly known as “aloe vera" or “true aloe". Today, aloe vera is still commonly used as an herbal medicine as well as used in beauty products in the cosmetics industry. O

The History Handout - Aloe

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The origins of your favorite Aloe in under 30 seconds! Did you know that the use of aloe dates back as far as 2100 BC. This educational series is brought to you by


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