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Aloe Vera , Medicinal uses
The gel obtained by breaking the leaves is a proven healer when applied to wounds and burns. The juice helps relieve constipation, flatulence and the symptoms of "irritable bowel syndrome". Aloe Vera juice is available in most health food shops, but as its flavour is unappetising, it"s often blended with other fruit juices. See "Alternative Medicine"
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