Aloe aid: why everyone needs a kitchen aloe!
The other day I burned myself with a cast iron pot and went straight to my kitchen aloe. I was fortunate to be provided one of its stalks, which I cut open. I immediately placed the juicy flesh of the plant against my own. The burn was immediately relieved and eventually healed up completely. I used a rubber band to hold the aloe against my skin. It stayed on even in the shower. I changed the aloe bandage a few times. When the bandage was spent it all went into the compost. The following is a good article about aloe: