Ingredient: Aloe Vera (Aloe barbadensis)
What is it? Aloe vera is commonly known for its ability to relieve sunburned skin, but its potent medicinal properties are surprisingly vast. Perhaps it is because aloe contains over 75 nutrients and 200 active compounds including vitamins, minerals, and salicylic acid. Native to North Africa, Southern Europe, and the Canary Islands, this soothing succulent has been proven to support wound healing, decrease the sensation of pain, and hydrate skin. Aloe vera has two very distinct parts which provide different medicinal properties: the gel and the latex. The gel (the inside part of the leaves) is known for its soothing abilities, while the latex is thought to support detoxification.*
* This information has not been approved by the FDA
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