5. Arthritis. Healthline says simply massaging aloe vera gel into your achy joints can soothe arthritic pain.
6. Irritable bowel syndrome. If IBS sufferers do not already know about aloe vera, they will be relieved to know the plant has been long-used as a remedy for the pain and discomfort of IBS. Patients with colitis and Crohn’s disease have also found relief from aloe vera, reports Desert Harvest. Although you should consult your doctor for the correct dosage, you can start by following the recommendation of Mayo Clinic and drinking 100 milliliters (approximately 3.4 ounces) twice daily.
7. Leg cramps. Remedies and Herbs says aloe vera gel supports muscle health and should be consumed regularly in order to prevent leg cramps.
8. Cancer. Aloe vera is so full of antioxidants and immune-supporting compounds, it is no wonder the “plant of immortality” is effective in both preventing and fighting cancer. According to Lifehack, studies suggest aloe vera may actually prevent pulmonary, stomach, and colon cancer.