Aloe vera gel is a topical method in which the aloe vera plant can be used. Cream is another similar option. Over the years, different people have used aloe vera gel in a variety of situations, and for different purposes.
Some claimed aloe vera gel health benefits, and conditions where it is suggested that gel from the plant can be useful, include the following:
Genital herpes (males)
Human papilloma virus (HPV)
Lichen planus (skin)
Seborrhea (seborrheic dermatitis)
Severe facial pain
Skin bacterial infections
Skin fungal infections (yeast)
Trigeminal neuralgia / Tic douloureux
While aloe vera gel may be useful to some individuals, it may not provide benefits to others and in some cases should not be used. Prior to taking topical aloe vera gel or cream, ask for qualified advice on the topic.
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