Aloe Vera is a perennial plant native to the warm dry regions especially in southern Europe

Aloe Vera is a perennial plant native to the warm dry regions especially in southern Europe, Asia and Africa1. It belongs to the Liliaceou family as it is a tropical climate thriving plant2. It is indigenous to eastern and southern Africa and has been spread throughout many of the warmer regions of the world1. Originally the plant resided in the Mediterranean habitat and thrives well in warm dry climate2. Its existence dates back to the times of the Biblical History as it was used as a sacred plant which was preserved as the healer remedy for a wide range of skin disorders1. The juice was used traditionally used as a medicinal juice for livestock and poultry as it was said to be a vaccine in most of the animal related health disorders2. Its nutrient deficiency status makes it less prone to predators. The gel is used for industrial production of a wide variety of products mainly targeting the pharmaceutical, food and traditional herb industries producing products such as cosmetics, lotions, nutrient supplement and as a beverage additive3. The global aloe Vera gel market was worth US$465 million in 2016, and of which is said is growing marginally every year attributing to the increased usage of the gel in food, health care and cosmetic industry.3

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