Aloe vera: An emerging herb
Aloe vera is not only used in Ayurvedic system of medicines but also in Homoeopathic & Allopathic system of medicine. The leaves of Aloe vera contains a number of minerals, vitamins, amino acids including sugars.The plant is also consumed for their various pharmacological properties like purgative, emollient & antimicrobial effects with antiinflammatory and anti-oxidant potentials. The plant is also used in cosmetic preparations to prevent & cure burns, sunburns, minor cuts. The study was reviewed due to marvelous healing properties of Aloe vera on the basis of available literature.