Aloevera (Ghrit Kumari/ Kumari/ Ghuvar patha/ Ghee kunwar) is a very well known Indian medicine. In Gujarati, Aloevera is known as Kuvarpathu.
Orally, aloe is used for osteoarthritis, inflammatory bowel diseases including ulcerative colitis, fever, itching and inflammation, and as a general tonic. Aloe is also used orally for gastroduodenal ulcers, diabetes, asthma, and radiation-related mucositis. Aloe latex (Alio) is used orally as a laxative for constipation, epilepsy, asthma, colds, bleeding, amenorrhea, colitis, depression, diabetes, glaucoma, multiple sclerosis, hemorrhoids, varicose veins, bursitis, osteoarthritis, and vision problems.
Topically, aloe is used for burns, wound healing, psoriasis, sunburn, frostbite, inflammation, osteoarthritis, and cold sores. It is also applied topically as an antiseptic and as a moisturizer.