Grow you own skin soother and air cleaner with Indespensible Aloe! Not only does its sap contain over 200 biologically active compounds that have helped to treat more than 250 human health problems, Aloe is also known for being one of the best air-cleaning plants that exists. Aloe Vera is a plant of many surprises. It looks like a cactus, grows in dry surroundings, but belongs to the lily family. It stays cool and moist where other plants wilt, shutting down its pores to prevent water loss. Aloe is easy to grow and care for.