For many centuries aloe vera has been used for medicinal purposes in several cultures: Greece, Egypt, India, Mexico, Japan and China. Even though aloe vera is a gel and not an oil, it does make for a good carrier. Aloe vera as a carrier has great healing qualities which makes it a good choice for blending with other oils for aromatherapy massage.
Aloe Vera is good for all skin types but is especially beneficial to prematurely aged, sensitive, inflamed and dry skin. It has been used to treat sunburns and to help heal wounds.
Aloe Vera is absorbed quickly and it soothes, moisturizes and cools.