The history of the Canary Islands and Aloe
A plant with large, fleshy leaves, with healing properties already known to the aborigines of the Canary Islands, the Guanches, where it grows naturally.
"Christopher Columbus transported on his ships a large number of Canary Island Aloe Vera plants to cure the wounds and illnesses of his crews, due to which the Aloe Vera of the Canary Islands settled and expanded in the American continent (*)."
In 3000 B.C. Cleopatra and Nefertiti used the beneficial Aloe Vera juice as the key to their daily beauty care.
Christopher Columbus transported in his ships a large number of Canary Island aloe vera plants to cure the wounds and illnesses of his crews during the search for the New World, in which he finally discovered America. Because of this, the Canary Island aloe vera settled and expanded in the American continent, there is even an expression that comes from aloe, "canary ointment", to refer to the "miraculous remedy" of the Canary Island aloe vera (*).
In the 17th century, the German naturopathic physician Kneipp particularly appreciated its effectiveness as a remedy for detoxification and purification of the gastrointestinal tract.
The Nagasaki and Hiroshima nuclear bombs confirmed the healing excellence of aloe vera for burns, due to its cellular regenerative capacity.
The story continued and, from the first region of Europe in its production, and with the aim of transmitting the benefits of Aloe Vera and with the ability to manufacture a pure, natural, fresh, handmade product of supreme quality, our factory was born in 2003.
(*) Source: Government of the Canary Islands: Aloe - CanariWiki (gobiernodecanarias.org)