Debbie Kunder

Ever since it was first brought to Aruba by the Dutch in 1840, the aloe vera plant has made a happy home on our little island, absolutely thriving in Aruba's semi-arid tropical climate.While aloe is certainly decorative, locals have always embraced this plant primarily for its curative properties. Of course, aloe is still used today on the island to bring about wellness. Check out the 7 unique ways that aloe was traditionally used by local Arubans to cure any number of ailments.