7 Ways to Love Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera (Aloe barbadensis miller) is a cactus plant that belongs to the Liliaceae family. It grows in dry climates, such as in parts of Africa and India, and has been used medicinally for centuries. (1)

I remember taking a trip to Avalon, Catalina Island, California back in 2013 with a social group, and one day I had a pretty bad sunburn. A number of Aloe Vera plants grow on that island. One day I decided to break off a piece of a plant, and spread some of the gel on my burns. It worked quite well. My sunburns were less painful and healed faster.

Avalon, Catalina Island, California

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A Story About Bob

Sometime in the summer of 2014, I was hosting a dinner party at my house. By the end of the evening, it was just my friends Patrick and Bob and myself remaining.

We were standing around my dining room table just shooting the breeze. Suddenly, Bob started having an asthma attack. I immediately knew what to do. I raced over to my refrigerator and pulled out a bottle of my Plant Therapy eucalyptus globulus essential oil.


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