Grown in tropical climates across the world for its agricultural and medicinal uses, Aloe vera has been termed as the ‘plant of immortality’ by Egyptians. It is a succulent plant that stores water in its leaves out of which comes two substance- gel and sap. Aloe vera contains amino acids, anthraquinones, enzymes, minerals, vitamins, lignins, monosaccharide, polysaccharides, salicylic acid, saponins, and sterols. It works wonders for skin and is widely used in many cosmetic products as it reduces the signs of ageing and lightens the skin by controlling acne problems.