I'm looking for a solvent which can fully dissolve dried aloe vera gel. I assume the main problem is the constituent polysaccharides.


Hot water, the "universal solvent", should work nicely.

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    $\begingroup$ Care to elaborate? This looks more like a comment than an answer at the current moment. $\endgroup$ – ringo Oct 7 '16 at 6:39
  • $\begingroup$ Aloe vera gel is almost entirely made of water-soluble components, or at least contains a large enough fraction of water-solubles that hot water will work nicely to clean it. $\endgroup$ – R. Cabell Oct 26 '16 at 4:56

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