Yes, I use Aloe Vera daily in gel form. This I use sparingly, diluted in a cup of herbal tea . I get no adverse effects / sensations from it. However I don't just depend on this particular complimentary, so I don't feel obliged to consume large amounts.
I have no personal evidence that it helps keep inflammation away, but whilst I remain virtually symptom free I am not going to stop using it.
DX Sept. 2008 aged 45. Moderate / Severe pan UC; Prednisolone tapering from 80 to 20 mg; Asacol worked well, but stopped after hepatitis. Azathioprine 100 mg since November 2008. Prednislone tapered off. Surgery hinted at. Azathioprine increased to 150 mg 21.01.09 with predifoam included for 2 weeks. February 2009. Colonoscopy indicates mild UC, left side only. May 2009 no UC symptoms except joint ache. LDN 3.5 mg from 30.5.09. 4.5 mg from 30.6.09. Probiotics, Aloe Vera, zinc, copper, peppermint oil, a low GI diet, high roughage and a protein supplement since DX.