Aloe vera gel

Required material

1 fresh aloe vera leaf (“aloe barbadensis”, this is the only type that has healing powers)

Application

Cut a fresh leaf open lengthwise and apply the gel directly to the wound, infection, skin rash, insect bite or sunburn.

Effect

The application of aloe vera can have the following effects:

  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Moisturising
  • Cooling
  • Analgesic
  • Anti-itching

Helps against

Skin rash, eczema, sunburn, itching (insect bite)

Synonyms

aloe vera gel, aloe vera, aloe