Aloe Vera is a succulent plant species that has been used in Herbal medicine since the 1st century because of its rejuvenating, healing and soothing properties. Preparations made from the plant include beauty products of all kinds, Toothpastes, Juice, Gel and in concentrated form, as capsules. Aloe Vera juice has been shown to have soothing effects on the Digestive system reducing Inflammation and has helped many sufferers of ulcerative colitis. Preliminary research has also shown that Aloe Vera juice can help to improve blood glucose levels and therefore be of benefit to diabetics. It has also been used for burns and is often recommended for use after receiving radiotherapy.