Aloe vera has been used for a huge range of applications, indeed the ancient Egyptians called it the “plant of immortality.”
Since then, its uses have become more targeted, and it’s one of the leading therapies for sunburn which is a testimony to its soothing abilities.
Aloe vera is a cactus plant that has a tough outer skin and a miraculous moisturizing gel inside. Aloe Vera plants grows in dry, hot climates and love arid conditions. Aloe Vera is farmed all over the world but the Canary islands are a major supplier to Europe
It is a commonly known fact that Aloe leaves contain a clear gel that can be used straight from the plant when a leaf is broken off from the rest of the plant, this gel can be applied topically to heal wounds and soothe burnt or irritated skin.
Many research studies have been undertaken to determine the benefits of the aloe vera plant. These studies concluded that Aloe Vera does have several properties that are wonderful in easing a variety of skin conditions, from flaky or dry skin, cosmetic irritations, hair and scalp problems to many more minor advantages to numerous to mention.