Aloes Aloe vera (Liliaceae)

Other Names: Cape aloes, socotrine, medicine plant, aloe vera, burn plant
Traditional Uses:heal wounds, burns and mastitis
Magical Uses:
Description: Succulent with clumps of pointed evergreen leaves.

Uses: The leaves are the parts used. You can either squeeze the sap out of a freshly broken leaf and apply directly to a burn or wound, or you can dry the sap into a resin with which you could produce tinctures. Fresh sap is also used to treat mastitis.

CAUTION: Not to be taken internally as it can cause hemorrhage.

Tincture: A tincture is a good solution for long term treatment as will store for up to two years. 8 ounces of dried herb, 1?

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Written by Melanie Hooten

Melanie Hooten was a Isian and Correllian High Priestess. She studied Wicca for over 15 years, before her sudden passing in 2015, age 36. Melanie was a light in the world, and her writing are left here as a testament to her love of the Earth, and of the Goddess.


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