Skin Burns

Here are 3 great proven treatments for skin burns I found.

Depending on their severity, there are 4 types of skin burns:
I - skin is red and painful;
II - skin is red with blisters;
III - skin is destroyed entirely, sometimes deeper tissues (fat, muscle, vessels);
IV - tissues are burnt.

Please be careful with serious or large burns and treat them only in a hospital.

For first-degree minor burns, including second-degree burns limited to an area not exceeding a diameter of 5.8 cm, there are solutions at hand, not requiring medical attention.

Cool the burnt area with cold water. Keep the burnt area under running cold water until pain breaks or apply cool compresses. Do not put ice on the burnt area because it can cause frostbite.

Burn Treatment

1. Aloe Vera gels or creams soothes skin burns quickly (solar burns).

This plant is recognized for its properties to protect the skin. Its effects are anti-inflammatory, nourishing, emollient and anti-bacterial (anti-microbial).

Aloe Vera plant is recommended for skin burn treatment because it aids cellular regeneration (with its nourishing properties), intensely moisturizes skin and removes the feeling of burning and itching. You can apply gel squeezed from a fresh aloe leaf. It will relieve pain and redness.

Keep this plant in your home to treat minor burns or sunburn. If you don't have such a plant in the house or you don't have the opportunity to keep a leaf of aloe vera in the refrigerator, but Aloe Vera and Chamomile creams.

If you have been to the beach and haven't used any sun protection, squeeze the gelatinous substance from an Aloe Vera leaf and apply it on affected areas.

"Veterans" in the burns, who tried all they could for burns, confess their experience, clearly, Aloe Vera is the best remedy for burns.

2. Marigold (Calendula Officinalis) . This herb has been used by doctors as cizatrizant and antiinflammatory in wound treatment, burn treatment, frostbite and ulceration. It is also used for acne, methroragia and leucorrhea.

For an aesthetic healing of burns of low and medium gravity use tincture compresses. Tincture can also be used for wounds, ulcers, leucorrhea and eye diseases. Mix 10 g / 0.35 oz of tincture and 90 g / 3.17 oz boiled and cooled water (distilled water).

Marigold tincture is obtained by macerating 20 g / 0.7 oz of Marigold flowers in 100 g / 3.5 oz alcohol 70 degrees for 8 days

Ointment. Put 20 g / 0.7 oz of fresh flowers and 100 g / 3.5 oz of pork lard in a pan over low heat. Mix slowly for 10 minutes then put the pan aside and leave until the next day. Reheat the mixture and filter through gauze. The ointment is applied in thin layers in areas with burns and frostbite.

Marigold Oil is used to help heal quickly, reduce pain and burning sensation in sunburn.

3. Comfrey (Symphytum officinale) is one of the most effective burn treatment against skin burns.

Among the many virtues of Comfrey, the top place is its ability to reduce inflammation, to quickly heal wounds, to stop the development of tumors. The great secret of this medicine plant is allantoin, a substance with antitumor and anticancer properties, whose healing principles have been proven by laboratory experience.

For low severity skin burns, wounds that heal slow, unaesthetic scars you can brush the affected area with tincture twice daily.

Baths: Take a piece of dried Comfrey root and boil it in a pot with 500 ml of water for 10 minutes. Let it steep for another 10 minutes, then strain. The liquid obtained is added in the bath water.

Infusion: Boil 4-5 teaspoons of scraped Comfrey root in 1 liter of water. Spray the infusion on the affected area or use in compresses.

Infusion compresses

1. Due to various active principles, Chamomile flowers (Matricaria Chamomilla) have many pharmacodynamic properties (anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antispasmodics, cizatrizant). In external applications it has emollient, antiseptic and decongestant action.

Infusion: 2 teaspoons of dried flowers in a cup of hot water.

2. Yarrow flowers (Achillea millefolium)Infusion: 2 teaspoons of dried flowers in a cup of hot water.

Baths and compresses may be made with Yarrow decoction. It has a disinfectant and healing action in case of burns.

3. St. John's Wort (Hypericum perforatum) is appreciated due to its property to soothe pain (baths and poultices) and cicatrizate burns (St. John's Wort Oil).

Infusion: 30 g / 1.1 oz of dry herb per liter of water.

4. You can also use Poplar buds (Populus sp.) infusion, tincture or ointment. Poplar buds are used for their antiseptic, cicatrizate and soothing action.

Infusion: 20 g / 0.7 oz buds per liter of water

Essential oils

1. St. John's Wort Oil. Apply to the affected skin and massage gently. It is not recommended if you will be exposed again to the sun in the next 48 hours because St. John's Wort Oil has a photosensitive effect.

2. Lavender and Chamomile Oil have the effective impact for sunburn. Add a few drops in a spray with water and spray on your body or add 10 to 12 drops of essential oil in the bath water. Use this remedy with caution in children. Watch your eyes and don't ingest the oils!

3. Lavender and Peppermint Oil will reduce the burning and pain sensation.

4. Massage the sensitive area with Mustard Oil to remove the feeling of warmth and redness.

5. Particularly effective for external use is Olive Oil. To relieve burns, mixed olive oil with egg white and apply on the affected area.

6. The famous Sea Buckthorn Oil (Hippophae rhamnoides) is a powerful antiseptic and cicatrizant. It can be used for babies.

Honey is an excellent painkiller, if applied directly on skin. You can make a soothing mix from honey and lemon syrup (4 parts honey and 1 part lemon syrup) or honey and milk in equal proportion.

Propolis tincture is downright spectacular in case of burns.

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