Introduction / परिचय
Nature has given us many Ayurvedic medicines, one of them is 'Aloe Vera', its botanical name is Aloe Barbadensis Miller. Aloe Vera is mostly used as a medicine. Aloe Vera also has many benefits, whether it is skin disease or stomach. This plant is pulpy and succulent. Aloe Vera is known by different names in regional languages like Aloe Vera in English. In Hindi, it is called Ghikuar Ghigwar or Guar Patha. Kuvar and Kadvi Kunwar in Gujarati, 'band' in Telugu, Kurva in Punjab, Ghritkumari in Bengali and in Marathi language it is known as Kora Phatta.
|English Name:||Aloe Vera|
|Hindi Name:||घिकुआंर घिग्वार या ग्वार पाठा|
|Sanskrit Name:||घृतकुमारी (Ghrtakumari)|
|Scientific Name:||Aloe Vera|
|Light :||Indirect Sunlight|
|Height:||2 to 3 ft|
|Flower Color :||Orange|
|Foliage Color :||Grey-Green, Blue-Green or Vibrant Green|
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Varieties / किस्मे
If we talk about the type of aloe vera, then there are many types of it. There are more than 250 species of aloe vera, but we are trying to give you information about the names of some species.
|S. No.||Name||Botanical name|
|1||Aloe Caesia||Aloe x principis|
|2||Aloe Descoingsii||Aloe descoingsii|
|3||Aloe Variegata/Tiger Aloe||Gonialoe variegate|
|4||Tiger Tooth Aloe||Aloe juvenna|
|5||Zebra Aloe/Soap Aloe||Aloe maculate/Aloe saponaria|
|6||Snake Aloe||Aloe broomii|
|7||Coral Aloe||Aloe striata|
|8||Spiral Aloe||Aloe polyphylla|
|9||Somalian Aloe||Aloe somaliensis|
|10||Carmine Aloe||Aloe carmine|
|11||Fan Aloe||Aloe plicatilis|
|12||Short Leaf Aloe||Aloe brevifolia|
|13||Red Aloe||Aloe cameronii|
|14||Sunset Aloe||Aloe dorotheae|
|15||Aloe capitata var. quartziticola|
|16||Aloe ciliaris||Aloe Climbing|
|17||Aloe x principis|
|18||Arabian Aloe||Aloe rubroviolacea|
|19||Barbados Aloe||Aloe barbadensis|
|20||Cape Aloe||Aloe ferox|
|21||Cape Speckled Aloe||Aloe microstigma|
|23||Golden Toothed Aloe||Aloe nobilis|
|24||Malagasy Tree Aloe||Aloe vaombe|
|25||Mountain Aloe||Aloe marlothii|
|26||Sand Aloe||Aloe hereroensis|
|27||Soap Aloe||Aloe maculata|
|28||Tilt-Head Aloe||Aloe speciosa|
|29||Torch Aloe||Aloe arborescens|
|30||Torch Plant||Aloe aristata|
|31||Tree Aloe||Aloe barberae|
|32||Van Balen’s Aloe||Aloe vanbalenii|
|33||Spider Aloe||Aloe Humilis|
|34||Blue Elf Aloe|
|35||Tree Aloe||Aloe Hercules|
|36||Jewel Aloe||Aloe distans|
|37||Stone Aloe||Aloe petricola|
Classification of Plants/ पौधों का वर्गीकरण
Aloe vera plant is stemless or it can be said that it is a pulpy and succulent plant of very short stem whose length is 2 to 3 ft. Happens till then. Its leaves are pointed, which are green or greenish-gray in color, the leaves of some varieties have white spots on the upper and lower surface of the leaf. There is a row of small white teeth on the edge of the leaf. Yellow or orange flowers are produced in the summer season.
History / इतिहास
Aloe vera plant originated in Africa. But it is also found in the dry regions of India and the Middle East. In India, Aloe Vera is found in Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra and Gujraj. Aloe vera is mentioned in ancient texts of Ayurveda.Also Read This : The Secret of Shami Plant and its Hindu Religious Significance
Uses and Benefits / उपयोग एवं फायदे
Who does not know about the benefits of Aloe Vera? Aloe Vera Benefits your skin, hair and stomach and the problem of hair loss or breakage will end to a great extent.
How to Grow Plant / कैसे उगाएं
Aloe Vera plant generally requires less care because these plants require less water and are easy to plant. Dry, sandy soil is ideal for planting aloe vera plants. These plants do not grow properly in regular wet soil.
How to Take Care/ देखभाल कैसे करे
Aloe vera plant gives birth to new small plants which you can separate and plant elsewhere. Water should be given twice a week in summer and less water in winter. Aloe vera grows rapidly from April to September. During these months you can add fertilizer or other nutrients to it once in two months to see its growth. Place your aloe vera plant in a place that receives sunlightAlso Read This : Top Perennial Flowers and Plants to Brighten Your Garden
Interesting Facts / रोचक तथ्य
1. Aloe vera can remove many problems like dryness in hair!
2. How to use Aloe Vera to make the skin glowing and healthy!
3. By using aloe vera, your hair growth will start increasing soon!
4. Aloe vera is used for weight loss
5. Aloe vera is used to relieve constipation
6. Digestion is also correct by using Aloe Vera
7. By applying aloe vera, the problem of inflammation can be reduced.
Warning / चेतावनी
Pregnant or lactating women should consume it only on medical advice, as aloe vera can cause side effects.Also Read This : Balam Cucumber : History and Health Benefits