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Mom I think I may have a sunburn from when I was at the beach yesterday.
I told you to wear sunscreen! It's okay I have something to treat it.
Aloe Vera has many medical uses as well as it is also great for treating minor wounds, burns and skin irritations. The plant itself contains gel and latex within the leaf which can be taken by mouth or applied on the skin.
I just bought some Aloe Vera gel.
Rub this wherever you're burnt and it will help soothe your skin and any irritation.
Did you know that Aloe Vera is one of the oldest plants known to man? Legend says that Alexander the Great conquered an island near Africa to secure supplies of aloe vera in order to treat wounded soldiers.
Wow. Where would I find aloe vera?
Aloe Vera plants naturally live in warm weather climates like that of northern Africa. Many farmers grow this plant to protect their crops because they are highly resistant to wild animals. Farmers also benefit from the large profit they receive from selling aloe vera plants.
I heard that Aloe Vera plants are more than 95% water, so what makes them so beneficial?
Along with the excess of water they contain many vitamins, enzymes, amino acids, and minerals that promote nutrient absorption, digestive health and promote a healthy immune system.
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