The drug aloes of commerce, with special reference to the cape species

@article{Hodge2008TheDA,
  title={The drug aloes of commerce, with special reference to the cape species},
  author={Walter H. Hodge},
  journal={Economic Botany},
  year={2008},
  volume={7},
  pages={99-129}
}
The laxative property in the juice of aloe leaves has been recognized since ancient times. The Union of South Africa is the principal producer today, but 90% of American imports come from the Dutch West Indies— Aruba and Bonaire.