Aloe vera is native to Africa but is cultivated around the world. It is one of the only known natural vegetarian sources of Vitamin B12, and it contains many minerals vital to the growth process and healthy function of all the body's systems, particularly the immune system. Aloe vera helps foster the growth of healthy new tissue, reducing scars, age lines, marks and blotches.
It has been shown to help eradicate dead skin cells rejuvenating the skin and fighting infection. It is also reported to relieve pain. It can be used on other ailments such as sore gums, mouth ulcers and to sooth and heal cracked lips. It can be used for skin problems such as sunburn and cuts, to eczema, rosacea and psoriasis.