Aloe Vera Juice Side Effects

Negative Aloe vera juice side effects can be serious in some cases.

There has been a lot of research done over the years testing the benefits of drinking aloe vera juice and aloe vera gel. The results have clearly shown there are some medicinal benefits of Aloe vera juice and gel. However,…

How to Harvest Aloe Vera Gel

We have several videos posted that show slightly different ways of making Aloe vera gel from an Aloe leaf. Please enjoy this video and the audio transcript posted below it. Hi everyone, good morning I wanted to share with you today…

Aloe Vera Skin Permeation Enhancement Effects

Aloe vera skin permeation enhancement effects are well documented.

Are Aloe vera skin permeation enhancement effects a better way to deliver or administer medications?  According to a study reported in the Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, it certainly is. This study compared three varieties of Aloe with a control group…

Aloe Vera Skin Hydration and Anti-erythema Effects

Benefit from Aloe vera skin hydration.

An important study on Aloe vera was completed at the Centre of Excellence for Pharmaceutical Sciences.  This study confirmed the beneficial Aloe vera skin hydration and anti-erythema effects.  This is an important finding because millions suffer from chronic erythema.  Additionally, the…

Aloe Vera Gel Extraction Process

There are easy ways to remove the gel from an aloe vera leag

Shown in the video below are the very simple steps for Aloe vera gel extraction. The whole process to harvest the Aloe vera just takes a few minutes. We have a full article here: https://desertsucculents.com/how-to-make-aloe-vera-gel/ Here is a transcript of…

Kalanchoe ‘Fantastic’, Kalanchoe luciae – Details, Growing Tips

The Kalanchoe ‘Fantastic’, Kalanchoe luciae, is a cute succulent plant that will dress up any office or home.

Common Names Kalanchoe ‘Fantastic’, ‘Variegated Paddle Plant’, ‘Variegated Desert Rose’, ‘Shave Ice’ Scientific Binomial Name Kalanchoe luciae Description of Kalanchoe ‘Fantastic’, Kalanchoe luciae ‘Fantastic’ is a cultivar of Kalanchoe luciae.  The leaves give this wonderful plant a special look that…

Lace Aloe, Aloe aristata – Details, Growing Tips

The succulent Lace Aloe, Aloe aristata, is often used as a houseplant or in offices since it is easy to care for.

Common Names Lace Aloe, Guinea-fowl Aloe, Torch Plant, Bearded Aloe, Hardy Aloe, Bristle-tip, Torch Aloe Scientific Binomial Name Aloe aristata Description of Lace Aloe, Aloe aristata The Lace Aloe is a wonderful stemless succulent with soft lanceolate leaves growing in…

Zebra Cactus, Haworthia fasciata – Details, Growing Tips

Zebra Cactus, Haworthia fasciata are a great office plant. This succulent looks attractive and is easy to care for.

Common Names ‘Zebra Cactus’, ‘Zebra’, ‘Zebra Haworthia’, ‘Zebra Plant’, ‘Haworthia Zebra’ Scientific Binomial Name Haworthia fasciata, Haworthiopsis fasciata According to many sources the genus name for this species has changed from Haworthia to Haworthiopsis.  Since our article was already written and has…