Aloe Vera contains over 200 active components including vitamins, minerals, amino acids, enzymes, polysaccharide, and fatty acids. No wonder it’s used for such a wide range of remedies! The bulk of the Aloe Vera leaf is filled with a clear gel-like substance, which is approximately 99% water. Humans have used aloe therapeutically for over 5000 years. Now that’s a long-standing track record! The list of benefits and effects for this miraculous plant are many.