Aloes are stately succulent plants that capture the allure of the African savanna. Aloes in Southern Africa explores the character and biology of African aloes, their habits, characteristic features and distribution in nature. It details 58 aloe and related species, cultivation and propagation, gardening styles and plants that flourish in different regions, plus medicinal, cosmetic and culinary uses. Whether you are starting a garden, redeveloping one or simply looking to expand your knowledge of these fascinating succulents, Aloes in Southern Africa will prove an invaluable guide.
This first field guide to aloes of southern Africa provides fascinating insight into the aloes of the region. Full-colour photographs, distribution maps and easy-to-read text will help the budding naturalist to identify the more common aloes found in southern African gardens and landscapes, discover where they occur, and learn about their unique features.
A Critical Study of Aloe Ferox in Ayurvedic Perspective
Author: Sharduli Terwadkar
Publisher: Author House
Category: Health & Fitness
Are you a health conscious person constantly looking for herbal solutions for your day to day health management? Do you know about herbal treasures from Africa? Do you know about Aloe ferox, a beautiful herb having bright red flowers draped in stout green leaves? Check this book! Do you know about an ancient science of wellness from India, Ayurveda? Then you are holding right book! Read this book and you will find brief and interesting introduction to Ayurveda in simplified form. You don't need to be an Ayurveda expert.....this book speaks in contemporary lingo yet can provide you guideline to the logic that Ayurveda holds in. If you want to take a more curious dip in scientific information about this plant, open any page of this handbook and know everything that Ayurveda explains about this valuable herb. A simple yet systematic pattern for explanation is maintained to provide an easily assimilable info out of this very scientific knowledge. Aloe ferox is one of the herbs given by Mother Nature that is providing a wide array of medicinal uses. This book is totally dedicated to this 'star' medicinal plant in South Africa that brings in millions of currency in this country due to the pharmaceutical trade. Are you that passionate investor for herbal pharma industry? Check line drawings in this book and read in detail patho-pharmacology of all fourteen medicinal uses. This book will provide complete pharmacological study of this plant in Ayurvedic perspective with fourteen new medicinal uses which can extensively widen the span of medicinal use of Aloe ferox in African continent and world wide. Read it and bring this cute blushing guest to your herbal garden!
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This practical guide describes the stage by stage development of a new method for predicting the penetration rate (PR) and the advance rate (AR) for tunnel boring machines based on an expanded version of the Q-value, Qtbm.The book also looks at logging methods and tunnel support design.
Aloes are a large genus of plants, about 450 species, from sub-Saharan Africa, Madagascar, and parts of Arabia. Many species are widespread in warm or tropical semi-arid regions, yet the distribution of others is limited to a few living in desert or wet mountainous regions. While some species have been adopted as medicinal plants since ancient time