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succulent plants having rosettes of leaves usually with fiber like hemp and spikes of showy flowers

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Aloe latex contains even more secondary metabolites than Aloe gel and several effects could be attributed to them, for example, the induction of apoptosis in several cell lines like HL60, HeLa, Jurkat, and MCF-7 [16-19].
The major C-glycoside, aloin A, is the major anthraquinone in aloe latex and when oxidized, yields aloe-emodin, a free anthraquinone [11].
There are two primary substances in the cactus-like aloe plant (known by many names, including "lily of the desert"): the clear substance called aloe vera gel (or aloe gel) and aloe vera latex (aloe latex), the green part of the outer leaf that surrounds the gel.
Aloe latex contains anthraquinones, which are chemical compounds that are used in healing and arresting pain because they are anti-inflammatory in nature.