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Aloe vera

Aloe vera

Aloe vera is an evergreen succulent perennial with narrow fleshy dull green leaves with spiny margins. Its healing gel (plant sap) is used externally for scrapes, cuts, burns, bruises and skin irritations. Internal use is cautioned as it may cause some discomfort. Aloe is also used in 

Marigold (Calendula officinalis)

Marigold (Calendula officinalis)

Calendula officinalis is commonly known as pot marigold or just Calendula. The name comes from the Latin kalendae “first day of the month” in the Roman calendar, perhaps because it can be found flowering at the beginning of most months of the year. Description Calendula