Aloe Vera is very popular due to its medicinal qualities that have been recognized since ancient times. The gel inside the leaf of the Aloe Vera plant is quite effective for treating burns (including sunburns), rashes and insect stings. The gel is also used in a variety of beauty products.
Aloe vera are tropical and subtropical, succulent plants growing in semi-arid and arid zones. There are approcimately 250 subspecies and varieties (incl. cultivars) found in Africa, India and other regions of Earth.