Plants with important therapeutic and medicinal properties, along with the volcanic lands, in which there are many geothermal waters, minerals and oligo-elements, form another part of the riches of the Canaries.
Take advantage of the properties of this plant, which have been known about for thousands of years, since Chinese and Egyptian civilizations used it as a remedy to cure cuts and illnesses. The Canaries is the Spanish community with the highest production of aloe vera. The climate of the archipelago contributes positively to its quality and production.
One of the special aspects of the Canarian archipelago, which differentiates it from the rest of the continental land, is its volcanic nature. The volcanic earth, rich in hot geo-thermal waters, in minerals and oligo-elements, has traditionally been used for the treatment of skin diseases, as well as bone and muscular problems.
The Canary Islands possess a unique flora in the world, thanks to the special oceanic and climatological characteristics of the archipelago. This wealth means a great number of species. Of the more than 500 endemic Canarian plants, more than 100 are used in the local medicine of the islands.