- It is not a cactus, it is a lily.
The spiky, succulent desert-loving aloe totally looks and feels like a cactus but is in fact a member of the Liliaceae family.
2. Aloe Vera helps with animal health too
Very rarely do we get a beauty and health plant that is both good for us and our furry friends. Aloe gel is both cat and dog friendly.
3. It is a probiotic
Aloe gel is more than just a DIY sunburn treatment, when taken as a drink, it also provides a boost of probiotics that help with gut and overall health.