Benefits and Usage
There are many benefits of of the aloe, especially Indian Aloe. It rids the body of bilious excrements in the brain and optic nerves. It can be used as an ointment on the forehead and cheeks. Blended with rose oil it helps relieve headaches. Aloe also helps relieve sore and cankers that appear in the mouth and nose and helps against black bile and drepression.
Persian Aloe sharpens the mind and brings firmness to the heart. It also releases bilious mixtures from the body. To release phlegm that accumulates in the stomach take two spoons of aloe mixed with water.
Be cautious drinking aloe in cold weather as it may lead to diarrhea with blood.
Taken from 'Healing with the Medicine of the Prophet sallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam', page 291