Question by  mdfloyd (131)

What are the benefits of growing your own aloe vera plant?


Answer by  HelpfulMal (539)

They are incredibly hard to kill, and the aloe vera inside the leaves works wonders on sunburns. Just snap off a leaf and rub the insides on your skin.


Answer by  christina22 (67)

Having your own aloe vera plants means you will always have access to the gel like substance found in the leaves. This can be used to soothe and heal burns, scratches, itches and even more serious conditions like psoriasis or sunburns.


Answer by  gardener (176)

Aloe vera plants are attractive, easy-to-grow houseplants. The gel contained in their leaves is often used as a remedy for burns because of its soothing properties. Growing your own plant ensures a ready supply of aloe gel to use when you need it. Besides this, the plant is also adept at improving indoor air quality in your home.


Answer by  cafish (2035)

It can be used immediately on burns. Just cut off a piece of the leaf and squeeze the gel onto the burn. It is also used on rashes. The gel relieves the pain and itching. The gel is used for skin care.

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