Aloe Vera
Aloe vera

Veronica is able to flourish in blistering heat and full sun with hardly any water for weeks on end. Her juicy leaves contain a gel-like substance that contains numerous beneficial compounds for all sorts of ailments, most notably sunburn.

Sunlight:Bright and direct light.

Water:Once every 2-3 weeks and likes to dry out completely.

Pets:Mildly toxic to pets.

Size:SM: ~10-14" tall and a 4" pot. MD: ~12-16" tall and a 6" pot.

Travel:Month-long meditation trip? Count this one in.

Pro-tip: The medicinal gel inside the leaves can be used for burns. Keep in the kitchen for easy access.