What Aloe Can Be Used For: Applied to wounds, aloe is a mild anesthetic, relieving itching, swelling and irritation. Aloe acts as an antibacterial and antifungal, increases blood flow to wounded areas, and stimulates the healing process. Relieves itching, swelling and pain Acts as an antibacterial and antifungal Moisturizes skin Relieves scratches, stings and insect bites. Treats allergic conditions of the skin. Improves complexion and skin tone. Reduces puffiness under eyes (Dark circle reducer). Aloe vera has been used as a vitamin supplement, but we can not reccomend that this be taken internally.