Aloe Ferox Cape Aloe Bitteraalwyn uMhlaba
Bitter Aloe, Cape Aloe – English
Bitteraalwyn – Afrikaans
uMhlaba – Zulu / IsiXhosa
FEROX – Fierce or war-like
Plant nature is relevant as it”s uses in traditional human and livestock medicines and cultivation.
Found commonly on rocky hill slopes. Highly adaptable and can be seen standing unharmed in the fiercest of mountain fires, illustrating its potential. ‘uMhlaba’ means “earth standing up”.
The broad, fleshy leaves have dark brown spines along the edges and sometimes on the lower surface.
The red/orange bottle-brush heads are carried on the three-pronged branches. The flowers appear from May to August and are perfectly erect, candle-shaped clusters.
The wildlife and birds enjoy it’s nectar and it aids cattle against internal and external parasites. The gel contains antioxidants, vitamins A, C, B12.
In our video (click below) we are using Bitter Aloe as a cleanse to remove all the bitterness in life you carry. Healing “burnt” relationships, by cleansing all the bitterness out of you. Derived from a combination of bitters and inner gel found in the Aloe Ferox plant.
Enjoy our video: Aloe Ferox / Bitter Aloe / Umhlaba – YouTube
Parts used: Leaves
cooling/soothing any burns
Blessings Camagu, Gogo NomVuka