During the early 20th century countless studies were conducted around the world demonstrating Aloe Vera to be therapeutic as well as curative for a wide range of ills. Among them, Aloe Vera has been shown to heal as well as to prevent radiation burns, reduce the healing time of fire burns by at least half, heal ulcers, dermatitis and skin diseases caused by parasites.


Commonly, Aloe Vera gel is widely used for the external treatment of minor wounds, burns, minor skin irritations, bruises, and abrasions. Aloe Vera gel is soothing and can reduce skin inflammations, blistering and itchiness while helping the skin to heal more rapidly.


In Ayurvedic medicine, Aloe Vera is used to effectively heal chronic skin problems such as psoriasis, acne and eczema while in the traditional Chinese medicine, Aloe Vera is considered a cool, moistening, Yin tonic and used to allay irritation, inflammation and infection and also to relieve congestion.