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Aloe Vera: How to extract the gel from Aloe Vera plant?

Aloe Vera is known as a medical plant. It is used in cosmetics for our skin care, as well as consumed  in the pharmaceutical and food industries. Aloe Vera originally grown in the Arabian Peninsula, however in our days, the plant is known to be available in all countries, and most of the household  know about the benefits of the Aloe Vera plant or even own their own Aloe Vera.The plant is easy to grow whether in a pot, or on the ground, easy to spread, with minimal care. The minimum requirements to grow them successfully is water, soil and sun. Once the plant starts to grow and becomes mature, it indicates the availability of the gel from the leaves, which makes the plant heavy and may grow out of pot or fall from the pot.  The leaves are solid and filled with a transparent gel.
In the cosmetics care Aloe Vera is known for its benefits in:Prevents Wrinkles Improve Skin Condition The gel that the Aloe Vera plants produce is rich in vitamins, minerals, amino acids, and antioxidants.Aloe…

Kekabu / Kapok tree / White silk cotton tree

Today while picnic by the road side i got the chance to capture some photos of the Kapok tree known as White Silk- Cotton Tree.
The fibre is light,  resistant to water. It is used as filling for pillows, mattress or stuffed toys.
From far the Kapok tree steal your eyes, especially when the fruit is dried,  you can see how the white fibre hang on the branches.

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