Aloe verde. Credit: WandererCreative, Creative Commons. CCO.

Essential plants in the Mexican household: Limon, papaya and sabila

There are three plants that are an essential part of the Mexican household, limon [lime, not lemon], papaya, and the trusty sabila [aloe vera]. Every Mexican home that has some kind of a piece of garden has an arbol de limones in it, a lime tree, not a lemon tree. It is planted as a twig, nurtured lovingly, and if it has not […]

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