Famous for its healing properties, aloe vera has been used for centuries to treat various medical conditions ranging from sunburn and herpes to constipation and diabetes. In fact, aloe vera was one of the most frequently prescribed medicines in the 18th and 19th centuries.
How to Make Aloe Vera Soothing Ice Cubes for Instant Sunburn Relief and Other Skin Conditions
- Cut the top area off of the plant.
- Cut the long stem into 2 inch pieces.
- Set on a plate and put in the freezer. Once frozen, remove the pieces and place them in a zip top bag, place back into the freezer.
- When you get a sunburn, use the piece of frozen aloe Vera to place directly on the skin.
Aloe gel evaporates due to its large amount of water, so it must be applied as often as needed.
What could be more refreshing to the skin during a hot day in the sun?