cape aloe

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Noun1.cape aloe - much-branched South African plant with reddish prickly succulent leavescape aloe - much-branched South African plant with reddish prickly succulent leaves
aloe - succulent plants having rosettes of leaves usually with fiber like hemp and spikes of showy flowers; found chiefly in Africa
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When the sap is dried it is called bitter aloes and can be used as a digestive stimulant and a strong laxative.
But in the mean-time you could try the old- fashioned remedy of painting bitter aloes (from the chemist) on his fingers.