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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 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

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 previewThe Dictionary of Alternative & Complementary Medicine (2010)

Subjective health care viewed with an objective eye by Joseph Segen

See Homeopathy, Onion Allium sativum Garlic, see there allopathic medicine Mainstream medicine, see there Aloe barbadensis Aloe vera, see there aloeroot Colicroot, see there, Aletris farinosa Aloe vera Chinese medicine Aloe barbadensis, ...

Google previewThe Canadian Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine (2010)

by Sherry Torkos

Aloe vera is a plant that has a long history of use to promote skin healing. It contains amino aids, vitamins C and E, zinc, and essential fatty acids. Research supports the use of topical aloe for genital herpes (to improve healing of lesions), ...

Google previewThe New Encyclopedia of Vitamins, Minerals, Supplements, & Herbs (1999)

How They Are Best Used to Promote Health and Well Being by Nicola Reavley

Aloe vera (Aloe vera) Aloe vera grows throughout most of the Warmer parts of the world. It has been used...

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 previewCRC World Dictionary of Medicinal and Poisonous Plants (2016)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology (5 Volume Set) by Umberto Quattrocchi

in English: kanniedood aloe, partridge-breast, partridgebreast aloe, pheasant's- wings, tiger aloe in India: kumari in South Africa: bont alwyn, kannie dood, kanniedood Aloe vera (L.) Burm.f. (Aloe barbadensis Miller; Aloe barbadensis var .

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 Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine Third Edition (2012)

by Michael T. Murray, Joseph Pizzorno

Aloe vera gel inhibits the production of reactive oxygen metabolites and inflammatory mediators by human colon epithelial cells ...

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