Aloe vera is a herbaceous, perennial plant. The plant has green leaves that grow close together from the base, the leaves are stemless. Leaves have thick lanceolate, succulent, edges are coarsely toothed.
Aloe vera flowers are yellow-green or pink, usually growing in the center of the leaf cluster. Flowers grow in long clusters, usually in summer and autumn. The fruit is green at first and turns yellow when ripe.
In our country, aloe vera is grown in most provinces from the North to the South. In particular, the tree grows a lot in areas such as Phan Thiet, Phan Rang, and Phan Ri in the provinces of Binh Thuan and Ninh Thuan.
Parts used: leaves.
Harvesting: when the plant is large and the leaves develop at a mature level, the large outer leaves will be cut, the young leaves inside will still be kept for the plant to grow.
Processing: After cutting, the leaves are peeled, peeled, pressed to get the liquid inside and dried.
Storage: keep aloe vera juice in a sealed jar, place in a cool, dry place.
Use 1-2g of aloe vera medicinal herbs each time to decoction or completely disperse.