These mostly edible flowers are quite nutritious, packing a huge punch with their levels of vitamins A and C. Half cup of violets can carry more vitamin C than three oranges (Nebraska Herbal Society). Double the amount of vitamin A of spinach by the same weight! (Erichsen-Brown, 1979). Perfect example of never judging the book by its cover.
Aloe Vera or Aloe barbadensis species is well known for treating skin ailments like sunburn. But today we will talk more about the anti-bacterial, anti-viral and anti-septic properties of Aloe Vera. Hopefully, after this read you will be able to incorporate some of these into your daily lives.
Polyphenols in Aloe are powerful antioxidants neutralize harmful free radicals decreasing cell damage which may cause cancer and other diseases. Curcumin in Turmeric is another great polyphenol.