Alexander the Great and Aloe vera. January 18 2016, 0 Comments

Aloe is an amazing plant for medicinal uses. In fact, legend reports that Alexander the Great, upon the advice of Aristotle, conquered the island of Socotra, off the coast of Africa, to secure supplies of aloe vera in order to treat wounded soldiers. 

 

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