For your Indoor Garden: Aloe Vera

I’m loving the growing trend of indoor plants… ferns, alocasia, monsteras… and I want to make a case for adding to that list – a very beautiful, usable, medicinal plant: Aloe Vera!

Aloe vera plants are one of the easiest plants to grow, they require such little attention – yet provide so many benefits. Like most succulents, they happily grow indoors but need a sunny spot, like a windowsill. If you get a stream of sunlight coming into the kitchen – then your aloe plant will be happy there! The leaves are beautiful, they can actually grow 3 feet long! An aloe vera plant is low-maintenance, looks decorative, and brings healing into your home!

Aloe vera is the plant to reach for incase of a minor kitchen accident or burn. It  helps to relieve pain, speed up healing and reduce the risk of infection. Extensive research shows that aloe’s healing ability is in part due to the presence of aloectin B, which stimulates our own immune system.

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