Aloe Vera Types: There are more than 200 types of Aloe Vera, yet why only 4 are used?


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Although everyone would know about the benefits of Aloe Vera, very few people would know that there are many varieties of Aloe Vera plants available in the market. From skincare to health benefits, Aloe Vera is beneficial in many ways. Almost every home may have an Aloe Vera plant, but did you know that there are not just one or two, but as many as 200 types of Aloe Vera plants? However, only four types of these plants are commonly used for health and beauty benefits. Apart from these four, other types of aloe vera plants are mainly used as ornamental plants and require less care, as they do not spoil easily.

Due to this specialty, you can plant any type of aloe vera at home.

While you might have read in many places that aloe vera should be used for skincare, do you know which type of aloe vera plant should be used for skin care? Let us know which types of aloe vera plants should be used for what.

Red Aloe Vera: This is an incredibly beautiful plant that appears red when held in sunlight. Although its leaves have a lot of thorns, its beauty makes everyone want to have red aloe vera in their homes. It is a plant native mainly to South Africa, so it does not require much water.

Aloe vera with small leaves: These plants with colorful leaves look very beautiful. Despite being full of thorns, they are used in skin care. Along with small colorful leaves, beautiful red and yellow flowers also bloom.

Spiral Aloe Vera: Although you can find many types of aloe vera in the market, but this is one of the most beautiful varieties. Its shape is circular and it bears red-orange colored flowers. It is considered the best plant for home decoration.

Carmine Aloe Vera: If you are looking for a plant to enhance the beauty of your home then Carmine Aloe Vera is the best option for you. It is a hybrid plant that can survive even without water.