Question 1: How was Red Aloe Vera concept born?
Answer:The occult of Red Aloe Vera has become more popular in India. In colleges or laboratories common aloe vera plants are made red by using Eosin, a red colored dye, with the help of ascent of sap method. As the result the whole aloe vera plant becomes red. Such aloe vera is called red aloe vera. Most species of aloes have the property (0ptical property) of turning into red at drought conditions due to the accumulation of Rhodoxanthin, a red colored pigment. In some aloes this property is observed more.
Question 2: Are all red aloes medicinal ?
Answer: Red color is not an indication of Medicinal property. For example Aloe Cameronii and Aloe Framesi are red aloes which are merely ornamental. No special of aloes has red colored sap. Some species of aloes can be poisonous.
Question 3: Why Red aloe vera has no trade in Asia ?
Answer: Red aloe vera has less Anthroquinine content when compared to common aloe vera. For this reason common aloe vera is considered to be more potent than red aloe vera in some countries. But Red aloe vera has more vitamins, minerals, polysacchrides, and amino acids than in common aloe vera. In South Africa, red aloe vera is considered to be more potent. However, researches are still going on the study of aloe species to find out which is more potent.