Other Names: Cape aloes, socotrine, medicine plant, aloe vera, burn plant
Traditional Uses:heal wounds, burns and mastitis
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?