Perhaps one of the most commonly known benefits of Aloe Vera gel is its ability to sooth sunburned skin.
Besides merely making it less of a painful experience, studies suggest that the polysaccharides it contains might protect against non-melanoma type skin cancer by targeting pathways activated by ultra violet radiation.
Ultra violet radiation suppresses the body's natural immune responses and causes premature
While not able to prevent sunburns, these polysaccharides help prevent the damage of the body's natural immunities in the epidermis.
Aloe Vera has also been shown to support the healing of first and second-degree burns and is approved by the FDA.