A miracle plant and natural healer . Aloe gel has been used for topical treatment for minor wounds and burns and skin irritations for centuries. It has extraordinary powers of soothing skin disorders. It is available in forms for both internal and external application in most health and beauty stores. It contains the 8 essential Amino Acids that the human body needs. One of the home remedies for asthma was to boil some Aloe Vera leaves in a pan of water and breathe in the vapor. Aloe Vera is also used for treating Eczema and Psoriasis.