Aloe


Aloe

Plants Identity


Scientific Name

Aloe vera (L.) Burm. f.

Arabic name(s)

Sabr / Sabar

English name(s)

Aleo

Order

Asparagales

Family

Xanthorrhoeaceae

Genus

Aloe L.

Species

Aloe vera (L.) Burm. f.

Subspecies

Variety

Growth form

Aloe is a perennial herb. Stem-less or very short-stemmed succulent plant.

Plant’s Description

Ecology (Habitat)& distribution

The plant is originally native to arid regions of north-eastern and southern parts of Africa, but it has been widely cultivated throughout the world for ornamental and industrial cosmetic purposes.

Geographic distribution

Plant’s Citations in the Holy Qur’an

The plant is not mentioned in the Holy Qur’an.

Other Citations for the plant in the Holy Qur’an

Other Citations for the plant in the Hadith

Nubaih b. Wabb reported: We went with Aban b. Uthman (in a state of lhram). When we were at Malal the eyes of Umar b. Ubaidullah became sore and, when we reached Rauba’ the pain grew intense. He (Nubaib b. Wahb) sent (one) to Aban b. Uthman to ask him (what to do). He sent him (the message) to apply Aloes to them, for ‘Uthman (Allah be pleased with him) reported that the Messenger of Allah (may peace be upon him) applied Aloes to the person whose eyes were sore and he was in the state of Ihram. Sahih Muslim, book of the Pilgrimage.

Other Citations for the plant in the Hadith

History of the Plant


Stories about the plant in Holy Qur’an

Stories about the plant in Sunnah

The plant in the Arabic Literature

Etymology

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Functional Uses


Uses

Cosmetics

Products

Other

Traditional Uses

Services

Landscape Services

Medicinal uses

Constituents (Chemical composition)

Side Effects

Other Uses

Cultivation (Agriculture)


Cultivation History

Cultivars and Varieties

Growth and propagation

Tree management

Pests and diseases

Harvesting & Yield

References