Best Aloe Plant?

by Jeff Whitney
(Wheaton, IL.)

Which species of Aloe is the best for topical skin care, and the easiest to grow indoors.

Hi Jeff,
thanks for your question.

Personally, I have only had experience with Aloe vera, but I know there are many other varieties in the aloes family. I've read that aloe vera is the most popular and best-known aloe plant in the world, but in some parts of the world, like Africa, they swear by aloe ferox. That plant is much larger and has a dusty pink look to the leaves, but it is also suppose to be 8 to 10 times stronger than just aloe vera.

Perhaps others can answer your question as to the Best aloe plant - if so, I hope they will stop to leave their comments.

Personally, I think God has provided a lot of variety around the world to accommodate all kinds of tastes and cultures and perhaps even physical needs. I recommend using whatever aloe plant you have in your reach. :)

If that isn't the best aloe plant for you, start researching and finding another. Hope this helps you get started.

Blessings & Thanks,

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