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Aloe - Cape Aloe Seed Pack (Aloe ferox)

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Aloe - Cape Aloe Seed Pack (Aloe ferox)


Cape Aloe (Aloe ferox) Seed Pack

Cape Aloe
Aloe ferox

Uses: Medicinal
Duration: Perennial (hardy in zones 11+)
When to Sow: Anytime
Ease of Germination: Moderate

Pharmaceutical source of aloe used as a purgative. Contains anthraquinone glycosides, principally barbaloin, which are responsible for the purgative action. Also, an ingredient of the ‘Swedish Bitters’ popularized by European herbalist Maria Treben. Attractive succulent from South Africa. Adapts well to home or greenhouse environment.

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