If you have learned how to grow Aloe Vera and are unsure how to extract its natural properties for healing, you can take some easy steps to have a steady supply of Aloe Vera gel. Aloe Vera has health benefits both inside and outside the body. Aloe Vera gel can heal minor scrapes, burns, and itching from poison ivy. Aloe Vera gel capsules are also available in stores and should be a part of everyoneâ€™s vitamin cabinet. If you already have Aloe Vera plants, then take a small knife and cut out the leaves that are a bit spikier on the edges. You can take a vegetable peeler and cut one side of the leaf, revealing the gel-like reside. Take directly to a blender. You can add Vitamin C and E to enhance the benefits of Aloe Vera gel. You can take vitamin C tablets, crush them into a fine powder, and get Vitamin E pills from any local supermarket. Vitamin E and C are beneficial to human health, but these vitamins will make the Aloe Vera long-lasting. There may be some pulp from the aloe plant, so if you want naturally smooth the gel similar to what the stores offer, then filter your gel with a cheesecloth. Place your aloe gel in the refrigerator. It can typically hold for three months. That is a great way to heal injuries on the spot without running to the drug store to grab an emergency kit. The healthiest remedies are the ones that have multiple health benefits both inside and outside the body. If you want to learn how to grow Aloe Vera plants, stop by your local nursery and find out if aloe plants are available and what you can do to grow a healthy garden of these beautiful plants.