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Definition of the noun aloe vera

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  1. very short-stemmed plant with thick leaves with soothing mucilaginous juice; leaves develop spiny margins with maturity; native to Mediterranean region; grown widely in tropics and as houseplants
    • lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
    • synonym of Aloe vera: burn plant
    • more generic word: aloe = succulent plants having rosettes of leaves usually with fiber like hemp and spikes of showy flowers


Aloe Vera is a fictional character from the 1997 film An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn.

Phrases with Aloe Vera

Phrases starting with Aloe Vera:

  1. Aloe Vera Lanzae
  2. Aloe Vera Chinensis
  3. Aloe Vera Littoralis

Phrase ending with Aloe Vera:

  1. Species Aloe Vera

Other phrases containing Aloe Vera:

  1. Variety Aloe Vera Lanzae
  2. Variety Aloe Vera Chinensis
  3. Variety Aloe Vera Littoralis
  4. Subspecies Aloe Vera Chinensis

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Aloe Vera

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Google previewSkin Care and Cosmetic Ingredients Dictionary (2014)

by M. Varinia Michalun, Joseph C. DiNardo

Aloe vera is frequently used in cosmetics for its moisturizing, soothing, and calming properties. It is excellent for dry and sensitive skin, as well as for the treatment of sunburns and other minor burns, insect bites, and skin irritations.

Google previewChemical Tradename Dictionary (1997)

by Michael Ash, Irene Ash

Aloe vera gel; moisturizer for first aid preps., acne and facial preps., creams, shaving prods., depilatories, shampoos, ...

Google previewLeung's Encyclopedia of Common Natural Ingredients (2011)

Used in Food, Drugs and Cosmetics by Ikhlas A. Khan, Ehab A. Abourashed

Source: Aloe vera (L.) Burm. f. (syn. Aloe barbadensis Mill.);A. perfoliata L . var. vera L.); A. arborescens Miller var.natalensis Berger;A. ferox Mill. and its hybrids withA.africana Mill.andA. spicataBaker;A. perryi Baker (Family Liliaceae).

Google previewThe Aromatherapy Encyclopedia (2008)

A Concise Guide to Over 385 Plant Oils by Carol Schiller, David Schiller, Jeffrey Schiller

Aloe Vera Butter Arnica Bladderwrack (Seaweed) Mullein Usnea Lichen Botanical Name: Aloe barbadensis, Aloe vera Family: Liliaceae The oil and butter are obtained from the leaves. History and Information • Aloe vera is native to ...

Google previewChemical Dictionary of Economic Plants (2001)

by Jeffrey B. Harborne, Herbert Baxter

Aloe vera gel Aloe gel The gel obtained from the parenchyma of the fleshy leaves of Aloe spp. and hybrids, such as Aloe barbadensis, A.ferox and A. arborescens ( Liliaceae). Medicinal plant. The gel contains mucilage, which consists of ...

Google previewThe Complete Encyclopedia of Natural Healing (2005)

by Gary Null

Aloe vera can be used to treat several symptoms that commonly accompany menstrual cramps, including headaches, irritability, stabbing pains, fever, blemishes and bad breath. Furthermore, aloe vera is effective in decreasing acidic levels in ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Folk Medicine (2004)

Old World and New World Traditions by Gabrielle Hatfield

Recently Aloe vera has become a popular constituent of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Family Health (2011)

by Martha Craft-Rosenberg, Shelley-Rae Pehler

Common Home Remedies Used by Families Aloe Vera (Aloe barbadensis) Aloe vera is a succulent, tropical plant that has been used as a medicinal plant for thousands of years by families, internally and externally for healing. Its viscous gel ...

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