Scientific Name: Aloe asperifolia
Common names: Rauhblättrige Aloe, Aukoreb, Kraalalwyn, Heksekringe.
Description: A green-greyish aloe with red flower stems. Common aloe to be found in the desert regions of Namibia.
Medical uses: A decoction of the leaves is taken to help expel the placenta in humans and in live stock.
Other uses: Often use in various traditional medicinal medicines for the treatment of stomach ailments and skin problems.
Interesting Facts: It seem to grow in a circular ring, hence the common Afrikans name "kraal".
Credits: Christian Fourie.