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What are other names for the herb aloe vera?

Aloe vera has been used around the world since ancient times. This herb was given as a gift to deceased pharaohs and has been discovered etched on early Egyptian stone carvings. Aloe vera is known by many names including Acemannan, Aloe africana, Aloe arborescens Miller, Aloe barbadensis, Aloe barbadesis, Aloe capensis, aloe-coated gloves, Aloe Ferox, Aloe Gel, Aloe Latex, Aloe Leaf Gel, Aloe mucilage, Aloe natalenis, Aloe Perfoliata, Aloe Perryi Baker, Aloe saponaria, Aloe spicata, Aloe Vera, Aloe vulgari, Aloe Vera Barbenoids, Aloe Vera Gel, Aloes, Arborescens natalenis, Barbados Aloe, bitter aloe, Burn Plant, Cape Aloe, Carrisyn Curacao aloe, Chritkumari, Curacao Aloe, Elephant's Gall, first-aid plant, Ghai kunwar, Ghee-Kunwar, Ghikumar, Ghi-Kuvar, Ghrita-Kumari, Gvar Patha, hirukattali, Hsiang-Dan, Indian Aloe, Jafarabad Aloe, jelly leek, Kanya, Kumari, lahoi, laloi, Lily of the Desert, Lu-Hui, medicine plant, Mediterranean aloe, Miracle Plant, mocha aloes, mussabar, natal aloes, nohwa, Plant of Immortality, plant of life, rokai, sabilla, Savila, Socotrine aloe, subr, true aloe, Venezuela aloe, Za'bila, Zanzibar aloe.

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