Originating in norther Africa, aloe is not cultivated throughout the world in many subtropical and tropical locations. Having it around the house can be quite convenient, since aloe has strong moisturizing and anti-aging properties, and can be used to soothe burns, wounds and skin irritations. Many don’t realize that aloe can also help soothe the puffiness under your eyes after a stressful week. Just apply a bit of the gel under your eyes before bed and wake up looking fresh and ready to go. Find out more about aloe and its many uses in this video.