Aloe Vera is a cacti-like plant with very thick leaves consisting of juicy and soft flesh. Blossoming in the spring time, the Aloe Vera plant is unique because of it's hard and large spines. Aloe Vera is native to South Africa, Mexico and the United States.
Aloe Vera and skin:
The gel that comes from the aloe is an excellent! It can reduce scars, burns, blemishes, relieves itching and very effective in soothing mosquito bites.
How to use Aloe Vera:
For external use, spread the aloe in the place of the wound. The Aloe Vera powder can be mixed with water to make a paste. For digestive use Aloe Vera can be drank in a smoothie.