"Common name: Aloe vera, Hindi: Gheekumari Tamil: ??????? Kathalai, Botanical name: Aloe vera , Kannada:Lolesara
Aloe Vera contains over 20 minerals, all of which are essential to the human body.
The human body requires 22 amino acids for good health -- eight of which are called ""essential"" because the body cannot fabricate them. Aloe Vera contains all of these eight essential amino acids, and 11 of the 14 ""secondary"" amino acids. Aloe Vera has Vitamins A, B1, B2, B6, B12, C and E.
In India, Aloe vera is believed to help in sustaining youth, due to its positive effects on the skin. Hence it is called ghee kunvar or ghee kumaari.