Here’s How To Slice An Aloe Vera Leaf


Aloe Vera Leaf

If you have an interest in natural remedies, it’s likely that you’re familiar with (and probably a little intimidated by) fresh aloe vera.

Luckily, removing aloe gel from a freshly cut leaf isn’t as hard as you might imagine. With a little practice and patience, you can unravel the wonders of this nifty — and tbh, sorta scary looking — plant.

1. Start by removing the tip of the leaf.

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2. Next, slice off the spikes on both sides.

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3. And finally, remove the skin layers on the top and bottom of the leaf.

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4. Now, go enjoy your fresh aloe vera!

And yes, you're right — it does low-key look like an alien eel.

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And yes, you’re right — it does low-key look like an alien eel.

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