Aloe Vera Plant in Tamilnadu
Aloe vera is one of the oldest medicinal plants still used in Tamilnadu and considered as Nature's gift. Aloe vera is popularly called Miracle plant in Tamilnadu, Ancient people in Tamilnadu used this Aloe vera to cure various diseases.
There are more than 200 types of aloe vera of these only 4 or 5 types has great medicinal value and commonly grown in Tamilnadu. Barbadensis Millar is the variery of Aloe vera used in the villages of Tamilnadu.
The Aloe Vera Plant Structure
The state of Tamilnadu has favorable climate for the growth of Aloe vera, it can not tolerate a hard freeze, the area has temperatures that fall below freezing is not favor for the growth of Aloe vera.
The freezing point of Aloe vera is 28 degree Fahrenheit, and if freezing does occur, the plants will die.Fully grown Aloe vera plant goes up to 60 to 90 cm high, and a mature Aloe vera leaf is 7 to 10 cm across at the base and weighing 1.5 to 2 kg. Aloe vera leaves and seeds are the two edible parts still used in Tamilnadu to cure various types of allergies.
Leaf Structure of Aloe vera Plant
The outer protective layer of the Aloe vera leaf is called sting and the layer of bitter fluid which helps protect the plant from herbivorous animals is called leaf sap.
Mucilage Gel,the jelly like inner part of the Aloe Vera leaf is called Mucilage Gel which is used for to make Aloe Vera gel.
Inner gel present in the Aloe Vera leaf consists of 8 essential Amino Acids that the human body needs but cannot manufacture.
The gel present in Aloe Vera has a bitter taste hence it is difficult apply as raw.
Aloe vera Commercial Products in Market
Aloe vera is a perennial, succulent plant with stiff fleshy, green leaves. People using Herbal medicine in Tamilnadu especially villagers take the white thin gelatinous material present inside the aloe vera leaves and apply on the affected area of the body to get cure, but nowadays Aloe vera products are available in the market in different forms. Aloe vera Plant is used in the preparation of beauty and cosmetic products.
Aloe vera capsules
Aloe vera Gel
Aloe vera Juice
Aloe vera Powder etc.
Tamilnadu Home Remedies using Aloe Vera
Aloe vera Treatment in Tamilnadu is more effective for surtain skin problems.
Aloe vera is used in Tamilnadu to treat burns and insect bites. The Gel of Aloe vera leaf is separated and applied on the burns or on the wound of poisonous insect bite. The antibiotic property of Aloe vera cures the burns and insect bites.
In Tamilnadu Aloe vera Treatment is done in the cases of skin allergy, dandruff, skin irritations, dermatitis, pimples dead skin, arthritis, coughs etc.
Reason for Eating Aloe vera gel in Tamilnadu
Many people do not realize that that Aloe vera is edible, the innermost part of Aloe vera leaf is called Gel, the practice of eating Aloe vera gel in Tamilnadu villages in common. Tamilnadu people know benefit of Aloe vera gel completely, the reason for eating Aloe vera gel in Tamilnadu is to increase immune resistance of the body to fight against the diseases. Aloe vera gel is rich of antibiotics.
How to Grow Aloe Vera Plants at Home
Aloe vera plants are available any nursery, plant shop. Aloe plants can grow any where in the warm climate, they should get enough enough sunlight for growth and balanced liquid feeding is also necessary to get healthy leaves.
Minimum watering keep the plant to grow steady, but in summer the plant will require more water.
Aloe Vera Cultivation in Tamilnadu
Agriculture becoming a seasonal occupation due to different seasons, climate and monsoon. Hence process of Aloe Vera Cultivation in Agriculture can good yield for farmers of southern districts including Tamilnadu. The process of Aloe Vera Cultivation is done successfully in Madurai District of Tamilnadu.
Contact Information of Aloe Vera Cultivation Farm in Tamilnadu
HIRAN AGROCEUTICALS PVT. LTD.
# NMR SUBBU RAMA ROAD,PERIACHOKKIKULAM,
Madurai - 625002,
Tamil Nadu, India
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Sir I want the full details of aloe vera cultivation. What are the advantages and disadvantages.pls give me your suggestions detaily. Thanks regards.lakshminarayanan