emollient

Aloe

Formal name: 
Aloe vera
Other names: 
Burn plant
Medicine plant
Saqal
Zabila

A spiny succulent perennial. The long leaves are thick and full of juice and smooth except for spiny teeth on the margins.

Medicinal data
Part used: 
leaf
Dosage: 
external use
Health benefits: 

juice taken internally for constipation and to soothe ulcers, arthritis and colitis; fresh leaf or juice is applied for burns, sunburn, poison oak (can be used around eyes) and wounds.

CategoryCorrespondences
Body systemsintegumentary
GenderFeminine
Herb actionemmenagogue, emollient
Herb categorycleanser, specific
Herbal energycool
Herbal preparationfresh leaves
Herbal tastebitter
Magical powersluck, protection
Path22
PlanetMoon