Once known as the “plant of immortality” in Ancient Egypt, depictions of Aloe leaves have been found in carvings dating back to 6000 BC.  Today, those same leaves are treasured by modern peoples the world over as a rich source of natural gel and latex, having both soothing and healing properties.  Aloe lends its beneficial properties to a variety of skin ailments, both mild and severe, while providing the skin with a cool layer of protection from the elements.