Aloe Vera, Barbadas Alo

Aloe Vera, Barbadas Alo

Sanskrit name: Ghrita Kumari
Botanical name: Aloe Vera
Habitat: Aloe Vera is found all over in India.

 

 

 

Energetics:

  • Rasa (taste): Bitter, sweet
  • Virya (action): Cooling
  • Vipaka (post-digestive effects): Sweet
  • Dosha (constitution): Balances pitta and kapha, increases vata

General information
Aloe Vera has been used traditionally for skin ailments and inflammation. The juice of Aloe Vera acts as a mild laxative and has been found helpful in treating digestion related disorders.

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