Aloe cooperi subsp. cooperi (Grasaalwyn, Grass Aloe) is used for people in traditional medicine, eaten as a food, and for cattle in a magical sense. It is a good addition to a eco-garden.
Aloe ferox (Bitteraalwyn, Bitter Aloe, iNhlaba) is one of the best known muthi plants of southern Africa boasting a long history of medicinal and magical use. It is a good addition to an eco-garden.