Aloe Vera can be used both internally and externally. Externally you can use this as a base for wounds, bums, softening, UV protection, regeneration, moisturizing, skin diseases and as aroma therapy facial products, especially during troubled and oily periods. This is one herb you can use freely for skin almost as much as water. Internally it is taken to heal and help the function of the gastrointestinal tract and duodenal ulcer.
Aloe Vera has cooling properties, is anabolic in its action and is a fighter of 'pitta'. This property enables it to guard against fever, skin diseases, bums, ulcers, excessive thirst and convulsions. The anabolic activity energizes the body.