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Aloe vera

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Does anyone have a plant called Aloe Vera at home? I would like to have it. It is so useful for health. Please reply or pm. Thanks.
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Re: Aloe vera

Not sure about in Zurich, but you can certainly buy Aloe Vera plants, large or small, in Coop Bau & Hobby in Wettingen
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Old 28.11.2011, 15:13
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Re: Aloe vera

I currently have 3 because mine keeps having babies...i got mine from Ikea a few years back,but I see aloe vera plants all over the place.You can try Landi or really most places you can buy plants (migros do it, coop,jumbo, etc). Or if you're ever in the Chur area, you are welcome to one of my babies
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Old 28.11.2011, 15:14
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Does anyone have a plant called Aloe Vera at home? I would like to have it. It is so useful for health. Please reply or pm. Thanks.
Slightly OT, but what do you do with the plant?
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Old 28.11.2011, 15:19
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Slightly OT, but what do you do with the plant?
You cut a piece of it and use the liquid to heal a burn or to put on your face at night. The aloe Vera has great healing and regenerate properties.
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Old 28.11.2011, 15:22
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You cut a piece of it and use the liquid to heal a burn or to put on your face at night. The aloe Vera has great healing and regenerate properties.
Oh, I see...I usually just spray some cologne on burns and cuts....but the aloe option seems a tad bit more sensible.
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Old 28.11.2011, 15:25
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Oh, I see...I usually just spray some cologne on burns and cuts....but the aloe option seems a tad bit more sensible.
What kind of answer did you expect? This isn't homeopathie, it does work.
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What kind of answer did you expect? This isn't homeopathie, it does work.
I'm a tough guy and can't be telling people, that I cut a piece of my aloe plant to cover my razor bumps...
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I'm a tough guy and can't be telling people, that I cut a piece of my aloe plant to cover my razor bumps...
Right! You dont need this Girly thing, you are a real guy, a warrior! A tough to the bones. Wouarrrrrr!
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Aloe Vera is a better option than walking around with a stinging, irritated face or all those little pieces of toilet paper stuck on your face to stop the bleeding.
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Right! You dont need this Girly thing, you are a real guy, a warrior! A tough to the bones. Wouarrrrrr!
Please stop roaring around..you're disturbing my relaxation time, while I'm getting my nails done.
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Aloe Vera is a better option than walking around with a stinging, irritated face or all those little pieces of toilet paper stuck on your face to stop the bleeding.
could I suggest a better option than either............
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EDIT... nevermind... it appears to be too late.
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Old 28.11.2011, 15:46
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Hi

Does anyone have a plant called Aloe Vera at home? I would like to have it. It is so useful for health. Please reply or pm. Thanks.
yes you can get them in most garden shops. In Zürich try Samen Mooser. Aloe Veras are fairly easy to keep. If you have a garden or balcony you can leave them outside during the summer but you must bring them inside for the winter as they don't like frost. Only adult plants are suitable for medicinal purposes so if that's what you want it for either buy the full sized plant or wait for it to grow. The baby plants are pretty though, so if you just want a beautiful plant consider one of those.

Despite its looks, beleive it or not, the Aloe is not actually a cactus but a distant relative of the asparagus.
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EDIT... nevermind... it appears to be too late.
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Old 28.11.2011, 15:55
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I'm a tough guy and can't be telling people, that I cut a piece of my aloe plant to cover my razor bumps...
Now if you were really tough (like me for example) you could tell them precisely that and nobody would dare laugh because you scare the sh*t out of them.
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Old 28.11.2011, 16:23
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What kind of answer did you expect? This isn't homeopathie, it does work.
exactly. once i accidentally cut off my left hand. i just dabbed a bit of aloe vera on it and it regenerated back almost perfectly!
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Old 28.11.2011, 16:28
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Re: Aloe vera

Interesting post. I always have an Aloe Vera plant, for the juice. But mine just won`t breed! Sometime during the winter months it (they) just die off quietly!

I since discovered that Hauenstein Nursery specialise in sterilizing their plants so they don`t "breed" - dunno if that is actually true, but some other plants I have also don`t make babies.

So now I have a German Aloe Vera, and am waiting to see if it survives inside during winter ..... and has a kid or two.......
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exactly. once i accidentally cut off my left hand. i just dabbed a bit of aloe vera on it and it regenerated back almost perfectly!
You could have made a fortune out of that story. ...
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Re: Aloe vera

Wow. I use it for a drink actually. Can drink with water in the morning before breakfast. For example if you have got cold, it is very antiseptic and kills all viruses, at least with me. Maybe it is so because I just believe in it but it works. I would like to have a baby plant. I shall let you know if have time to visit this area, Chur. Would like to see it growing.

It just has 1 negative side-effect. It makes my metabolism faster, therefore I cannot gain extra weight while consuming it. Sad, isn^t it. Luckily I do not consume it very often.

I heard it is good for eyes, too. Let^s see.
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Re: Aloe vera

So did the plant survive the winter? Does anyone have babies? I am living in Baden now but can travel in Switzerland in order to get it.

I have a challenge, since I have too many white blood cells, somehow my immune system is weaker than usual. It is so strange, it should be vice versa but maybe some of them are damaged. Anyway I catch cold quite easily and aloe vera would be perfect to kill viruses and bacteria.
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