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Originally, cactus was commercially used in the production of a lignin, a yellow juicer that was used for many years as a laxative. This product has become synonymous with “cactus plant” and is credited with the same name in commercial, artistic and governmental literature in the early 20th century.

The term synonym created many contradictions later when it achieved one of the other essential elements of the cactus plant


The semi-solid, colorless, gel-free gelatin of the leaves is very popular and has been widely marketed in the form of gel.


Aloe vera has become a highly sought after product since the 1950s, as it is a commodity mainly used in the manufacture of nutritious beverages, as a moisturizer and as a therapeutic agent in cosmetics and prescription drugs.


Chemical analysis has revealed that the transparent gel contains amino acids, minerals, vitamins, enzymes, proteins, polysaccharides and biological stimulants.


The habitat and growth of cactus plants

According to records and studies conducted by botanists, the emergence of cactus has been proven in warm air, where it is often grown in tropical and subtropical regions.


Africa is one of the largest citizens to grow cactus. Cactus plants are abundant in the eastern and southern desert regions of Africa, and are now growing in the driest and warmer regions of Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas.


The multiple uses of this plant have encouraged traders to relocate to other parts of the world to serve their interests.


Merchants brought cactus to Britain in 1693, and by 1843, large quantities of it were exported to Europe.


Due to its enormous nature, which can adapt to the environment and spread to certain places, it may grow in any region provided it has a warm environmental atmosphere.


In other colder areas, greenhouses were used to grow this plant, because cactus can not survive in frost places.


So it is often cultivated in places with cooler climates of homes as home.


The cactus plant in the 18th and 19th centuries remained one of the most common and available treatments without prescription.


Modern therapeutic use of cactus and research on its therapeutic properties began in the 1930s.


In modern times

Cactus is now used in Japan as a component of yogurt available in the market.


There are also several companies that produce drinks that depend on the manufacture of cactus plant.


Often, the people of India’s Nadu Medu state prepare the curry spices using cactus, which is associated with the way of preparing Indian bread (nan) or rice. In the Philippines, cactus is added to the milk and taken to treat total infections.


However, cactus currently has no major medical status and is not promoted to a wide range of medical uses worldwide.


Aloe vera gel is widely used in most countries to treat skin problems such as burns or bruises. In addition, it is also used in the preparation of many cosmetics and healthy drinks.


Extensive uses of cactus are now being given the attention of the Third World markets. In many developed countries, there is ongoing research on the treatment of cancer and AIDS using cactus.


The general interest in this plant has increased rapidly. Much research is being done on its various components in order to find out more about its properties and to distinguish those characteristics so that more specialized research can provide evidence of “the miracles attributed to the cactus plant.

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