The incredible Aloe Vera needs no introduction. Its benefits are well-known, which is why it has earned a permanent place in many a household. Be it a sunburn or a bad case of acne,aloe vera is a treatment you can always rely on. But, did youknow that the humble aloe vera has so much more to offer? Aloe vera is a succulent plant and stores water in its leaves,which are thick and fleshy. The leaves produce two substances – the gel, which is more or less water with several other nutrients mixed in, and the sap, which is also known as aloe latex.