| Aloe, Aloe vera,
probably more aloe plants in
America than televisions and cell phones. First aid for scrapes,
scratches, burns, cuts. Gel is a good surfactant, a wound
Aloe gel may be scooped out of the leaf with a spoon or butter knife. Cut skin off one side and scrape...See photo below right.
|Aloe emodin, the white blotches, this chemical is a purgative.||Transparent gel like interior of Aloe vera leaf, an excellent antiseptic wash for sunburn (cooling wetting agent, surfactant).|