The aloe vera plant is most commonly known to treat a burn or bruise but, it can also treat canker sores, reduce blood sugar and has several other health benefits. To ensure that you're not overwatering your plant, allow the top third of potting soil to dry out between waterings. For example, if your plant is kept in 6 inches of potting soil, allow the top 2 inches to dry out before watering again.
Aloe Vera performs best in full sun, especially in cooler microclimates where fog or overcast skies are common. Six to eight hours of direct sun is best.