How to treat a burn naturally
Burn is an injury to the skin due to radiation, heat, electricity, chemicals, etc. Burns,
affecting only the surface skin, are called first-degree burns, and those which penetrates
beneath the skin are known as second-degree burns. The third-degree burn extends to the
deepest layer and underlying tissues of the skin. The fourth degree burns affects and
damages bones and muscles of a person along with the skin. The severity of the injury
is determined by the area that has been covered, and the damage depends on the depth or location. Home Remedies for minor burn Cold water
It is the best way to cool burns. Put the burn under running cold water or applying
ice to the affected area part. It should be continued for up to 10 minutes. Also, drink
at least 8 to 10 glass of water daily until the burn heals. Honey
It is medically proven that the application of honey on second-degree burns prevents infection.
A few drops of honey are enough to prevent infection, as it is highly concentrated and
It is beneficial to take turmeric powder form mixed into the hot milk at night while sleeping.
It is known to cure inflammation and pain. Tea bags
Immerse the teabags in water and keep them on the burnt area. It helps in drawing heat
from the wound and provides a calming effect due to the presence of tannins. Otherwise,
tea can be boiled in a cup of water and strained. It can be applied on the burned area with
a clean cloth or cotton. Papaya
can be applied to the affected area because it contains enzymes that have the ability
to remove all dead cells. The pulp should be applied after 3 to 4 days after the burn
incident and after the internal healing process has begun. Lavender oil
The oil obtained from lavender is known to be effective for burns. These should be applied
with soft hands of a few days after the injury occurred. Aloe vera
The gel obtained from Aloe Vera is known for its healing properties, analgesic action,
and cooling effects. According to the Book of Home Remedies Doctor, aloe gel should be
applied 2 to 3 times a day on the burned area. Potatoes
It is observed that the shell of boiled potatoes can be applied on the burned area in the initial
phase of healing. It helps in early recovery and protection against infectious agents.
This technique is practiced in many hospitals. The tea tree oil
The oil obtained from the tea tree must be diluted with a small amount of water. Vinegar
As an antiseptic and astringent, vinegar works well in preventing infections. However, the
vinegar should be diluted with water and applied to the affected area. Tips to avoid burns instant When someone suffers from burns due to any
cause, there are several first aid to be provided immediately to the victim of an instant burn
relief. Place the affected area with water immediately.
Remember not to use cold water. Rinse the affected area with water at room temperature
area. Remove any clothing, ornaments and jewelry
from the affected area without delay. To prevent dry skin and relieve discomfort,
apply some anesthetic lotion to the burned area.
Take a nonprescription drug, if the pain is unbearable.
Avoid touching or break the blisters.