In The Garden…5 Ways To Use Aloe Vera

I was out in the garden yesterday and when I was watering some of the seedlings, I saw our Aloe Vera plant. My hubby’s mum gave us our first Aloe Vera plant about 12 years ago. She gave it to us when we were living in our first house. We planted it in a huge pot and placed it outside near the shed. When we moved from that house we decided to leave the Aloe Vera plant behind as it was too big to move and hubby’s mum said she would give us another one. She had some huge Aloe Vera plants. There was lots of little plants growing everywhere in pots.

When we moved into our current house, we were given a new little Aloe Vera plant. We planted it in it’s new home and since then we have had to separate it a couple of times and re-pot it.aloeveraThe Aloe Vera has helped us with many things. Have you used an Aloe Vera plant before?

Here are five things that we use our Aloe Vera for:

  1. Treat burns from minor accidents (stove top, hair straightener, fry-pan etc)
  2. Apply on stings or irritation from insect bites.
  3. Use it for heat rash, eczema or an irritation rash.
  4. Mild and severe sunburn.
  5. Cuts and grazes.

Using the Aloe Vera for us has worked. But if you are unsure as to whether to use it or not for yourself, consult your doctor.

aloevera1Here are links for some more uses for the Aloe Vera plant.

40 Amazing uses for Aloe Vera

Seven ways to use Aloe Vera

Aloe Gel: Harvesting the fresh stuffaloevera3It’s amazing how things clear up with using the Aloe Vera. It’s a special little plant with lots of healing benefits.

Don’t forget you can join in with In The Garden and share your garden or someone else’s. It could be the garden down the road or the park that you have in your town. You don’t have to have a veggie garden. It could be plants that are flowering or trees that are growing. It could be planted in the ground, containers or bins. Just add your link below.

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I would love to see what you have in any garden. 

Happy gardening and enjoy your weekend.

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