Aloe Vera

Aloe barbadensis
£16.00

Aloe vera is a succulent plant that has been used to treat various health conditions for thousands of years.

Even if you don’t plan on making it your resident doctor, adding an Aloe vera to your space can bring a host of biophilic health benefits such as decreased stress levels and cleaner air.

Place your aloe vera in a bright and sunny place, away from any cold spots or draughts. As aloe veras’ leaves hold plenty of water, you need only water it when the top inch or so of its soil feels dry.

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Difficulty

Intermediate

Plant Size
Quantity
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Key Facts

  • Origin
    West Asia

    Light
    Bright indirect light

    Watering
    When top soil feels dry

    Ideal temperature
    18-26°C

    Did you know?
    Cleopatra reportedly used aloe vera in her beauty routine

Plant Bio

Many people know of aloe vera for its medicinal purposes, which span from relieving heartburn to soothing itches and bites. The gel found inside this plant’s spiky fronds is rich in antioxidants, enzymes, and vitamins, all of which can help relieve minor ailments.

Even if you don’t plan on making it your resident doctor, adding an aloe vera to your space can bring a host of biophilic health benefits such as decreased stress levels and cleaner air. In a 1980s study NASA found that aloe vera was one of the top ten best plants at filtering out harmful toxins from the air.

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