Aloe vera is a cactus-looking succulent plant that has been traditionally used as a medicinal plant due to the multiple benefits it can provide, such as treating sunburn and healing wounds. Also known as the 'plant of immortality', aloe vera is a resilient plant that has the ability to live without soil.
Packed with vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, aloe vera possess great hydrating and soothing properties, therefore it is a key ingredient found in many make up and skin care products.
Another well-known benefit of aloe vera is its ability to soothe digestion issues. Firstly, it can help to control secretion of stomach acid in our stomach, therefore relieving heartburn, as well as reducing irritations in stomach and intestines. Also, they contain enzymes to breakdown sugar and fats, therefore lowering one's risk of indigestion.