5 Things To Do with Aloe Vera

Calm burns, soothe itchy skin and treat acne with five handy uses for aloe vera.

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Scientists are not exactly sure how aloe vera works, but they have identified many of its active components. It is rich in anti-inflammatory compounds as well as a chemical  that acts as a topical pain-killer. The magnesium lactate in aloe vera soothes itching and the gel contains substances that promote healing by dilating blood vessels. Here are five handy household uses for aloe vera:

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