One of South Africa's gems. This local succulent is an oxygen machine, and a single hectare can convert 4,2 tons of carbon dioxide into oxygen each yer. It's a great health plant with leaves containing manganese, cobalt and magnesium. It also contains micro elements iodine and selenium, which acts as an antioxidant. It's lemony tasting leaves are perfect in salads. If you want an easy plant that oozes health benefits, look no further. The Spekboom is incredibly versatile and can thrive in desert conditions and wet rainforest conditions.