Aloe vera is a cactus plant which has been used for many purposes since the ancient Egyptians calles it ''the plant of immortality''. Its leaves secrete a clear gel which can be applied topically and help our skin. It treats wounds and burns, skin infections and skin ulcers.
The gel of the Aloe vera is rich in vitamin A, vitamin B complex, vitamin C, vitamin E, folic acid, calcium, potassium, magnesium, sodium, copper, zinc, manganese, iron.
Here are 5 benefits of using Aloe vera gel topically on our skin
Acts as moisturizer