The aloe vera plant is very easy to maintain, which has a lot of benefits for our health
We offer you ideas how to take care of the aloe vera plant, to have a healthy plant. First, Aloe vera is a succulent plant of the Liliaceae family, native to Africa and Madagascar. It has an evergreen rosette shape, and reproduces easily. Nevertheless, aloe is very easy to grow, it is very resistant to heat and does not require much care.
It is a succulent plant, which has water in its leaves, and can survive a temperature up to 40 ° C during the summer, and 5 ° C in the winter. The ideal temperature is between 18 and 21 ° C for a houseplant.
Where to install the aloe vera plant
Aloe vera can be installed outdoors, and indoors in a pot. To grow and maintain a healthy plant, it requires a lot of light, but you must avoid exposure too sunny. Choose a place near a window, to ensure good exposure.
It is a plant that likes light
Aloe does not like cold, so it is advisable to protect the plant in winter. The ideal temperature should be between 18 ° C and 21 ° C all year long, but it can also survive a temperature of 40 ° C without problem.
Maintenance of the plant
Generally, the aloe vera plant does not require a lot of water, watering once a week is enough. The water must be at an ambient temperature. From a potting soil perspective, it needs a mixed soil of sand and soil, well drained, and does not need fertilizer.
Special soil for cactus, ideal for your aloe plant
Potting aloe vera
It is best to repot the plant every 2 to 3 years. Do this in the spring, after flowering, and choose a larger pot. You can find on the market a potting mix for cacti. In addition, it is coneillé to opt for a pot in clay . If you want to plant aloe vera, your option is to do a cuttings, to obtain a plant.
How to plant aloe
Gel of the aloe vera plant
The gel of aloe vera is known for its many virtues. It is effective at removing pimples, fighting acne, eczema, psoriasis, skin aging, sunburn and other skin problems. The gel is very effective also to treat irritations and to deeply moisturize dry skin. In addition, use aloe vera to make your hair soft, supple and shiny. Very rich in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, the consumption of an aloe vera gel drink will help you to stimulate the metabolism, the natural defenses of the body and eliminate toxins.
You can make a drink made with aloe gel
Steps how to cut leaves
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