Aloe Vera comes from a short-stemmed shrub and is considered to be one of the world’s most beneficial plants. Many of the plants originate from North Africa. The gel that is harvested from the plant’s leaves is healing, therapeutic, and nutritious.
In fact, Aloe Vera has been used for centuries in China, Japan, India, Greece, Mexico, and Egypt as a natural healing and medicinal plant. Aloe Vera is used for topical applications, and as a food item. Aloe can also help to soothe burns and minor abrasions because of its healing and cooling properties. This versatile gel goes a long way in its many uses and applications.