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Organic Aloe Vera Gel

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Can anyone please tell me where i can buy Organic Aloe Vera Gel cheaply from either in Switzerland/Germany/France? For use on Skin.

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Old 11.01.2019, 12:43
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Re: Organic Aloe Vera Gel

Could you please give an idea of the price you want to pay, because I see Aloe Vera gel in so many shops, such as Migros, Manor, Coop, Alnatura etc.
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Could you please give an idea of the price you want to pay, because I see Aloe Vera gel in so many shops, such as Migros, Manor, Coop, Alnatura etc.
But are they organic? (as requested by the OP)

In Lausanne area it is available in organic shops (at both sides of the border, i.e. in CH and France).
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Old 11.01.2019, 13:07
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Re: Organic Aloe Vera Gel

Isn´t Aloe Vera already an organic lily?
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Re: Organic Aloe Vera Gel

Why organic? Is it any better?
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Re: Organic Aloe Vera Gel

Organic just shows that no chemicals have been used in the propagation. As this product will not be ingested, it shouldn't make that much of a difference, but searching for 'aloe pura' may offer the best results for the OP. My first ports of call for this product would be Yves Rocher at the top of Bahnhoffstrasse or Alnatura in HB Shopville. Body Shop have a wide range of products...

https://www.thebodyshop.ch/de/ueber-...ffe/aloe-vera/
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Re: Organic Aloe Vera Gel

My mother used to cut leaves off a plant, open it and put it directly on our skin. As organic as it comes.

Otherwise iHERB is an excellent source for ordering all sorts of fair priced organic goods. Shipping is cheap too!

www.iherb.com
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Organic just shows that no chemicals have been used in the propagation.
So, no oxgen, carbon dioxide, water, or fertilizer then?
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So, no oxgen, carbon dioxide, water, or fertilizer then?
Eff knows! I'm not down with this whole aloe vera craze except for the aftersun gel. Even fell out with a friend's wife when she began adding the damned stuff to her dog's food to make her coat shiny. She took umbridge when I told her it's toxic to dogs.
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Re: Organic Aloe Vera Gel

Thank you everyone.

I was actually interested in large quantity.....for home made facial cream i wanted to sell amongst family/friends.
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Thank you everyone.

I was actually interested in large quantity.....for home made facial cream i wanted to sell amongst family/friends.
Do you have a license to sell it?

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Do you have a license to sell it?
And 3rd party insurance in case someone has an allergic reaction such as contact dermatitis?
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Do you have a license to sell it?

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Which licence is required exactly? We also sell products but we do not have a licence and were not aware that one was required.
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From what I have been told you dont need a license if you are selling privately amongst family/friends.
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Re: Organic Aloe Vera Gel

I can't think of a better place for buying aloe vera based products than Spain, especially Canary Islands.

If I had to import and sell this product, of course.
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And 3rd party insurance in case someone has an allergic reaction such as contact dermatitis?
What would the insurance need to cover? Surely if there is an allergic reaction, then the person just has to stop using the product? Wouldn't medical treatment be already covered by the user's health insurance?
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Re: Organic Aloe Vera Gel

And if that person has a large insurance deductible...? It's purely to protect yourself from any liability claim. I had such an insurance policy in the UK for many years. They're really cheap, and I believe they're common in CH too.

I've seen quite a few threads here about parents being told that their child has caused damage in another person's home, and the parent should claim on their insurance for the damage.
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What would the insurance need to cover? Surely if there is an allergic reaction, then the person just has to stop using the product? Wouldn't medical treatment be already covered by the user's health insurance?
That's what I would have thought. Products normally just are required to display the ingredients which customers then have to decide whether they are allergic or not. There's also the "keep out of reach of children" "don't ingest" and "if product gets in eyes, wash thoroughly with water and seek medical attention" warnings which cover the terminally stupid.

When my son's school has an event there are always those mums flogging their home-made lotions, potions and oils, selling them in old jam-jars and whatnot. Not much hint of licences or officialdom there.
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Re: Organic Aloe Vera Gel

You make a fair point, and I do realise that I'm refering back to UK based experience. My wariness largely comes from my experience as a first aid officer for many years, in that you can administer CPR but you can't give someone a paracetamol. I just like to have that 'unforeseen' aspect covered.
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That's what I would have thought. Products normally just are required to display the ingredients which customers then have to decide whether they are allergic or not. There's also the "keep out of reach of children" "don't ingest" and "if product gets in eyes, wash thoroughly with water and seek medical attention" warnings which cover the terminally stupid.

When my son's school has an event there are always those mums flogging their home-made lotions, potions and oils, selling them in old jam-jars and whatnot. Not much hint of licences or officialdom there.
I think OP would need a third party liability insurance only if she sells home made creams. Otherwise it should be the producer's job, right?
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