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Home Remedies for Burns

Home Remedies for Burns

  1. First degree burn can be treated by home remedies. Second and Third degree burns need immediate attention to doctor
  2. Applying beaten egg on the burns cures it.
  3. Apply ice packs to the burnt area for 10-15minutes.
  4. Alovera is highly effective in treating burns. So apply alovera gel on the burnt area.
  5. Applying papaya fruit over the burnt area helps in curing burns.
  6. Apply olive oil or sunflower oil on burns. This heals the scalds, blisters.
  7. Apply liquid paraffin or petroleum jelly on burns. This reduces cracks in skin and prevents infection.
  8. Wrapping the burnt area with plantain leaf is a common method of treating burns
  9. Applying extract of onion juice over the burn. This relieves pain.
  10. Immerse burnt area in cold milk .this soothens the wounded area.
  11. Applying lotions containing vitamin A or vitamin E helps in healing the wound caused by burns.
  12. Apply Colloidal silver this is a natural antibiotic and disinfectant if the burn is very painful, use in spray.
  13. Apply a lotion made with vitamin A.
  14. Take Vitamin C w/ bioflavonoids this is an antioxidant needed for the formation of collagen. Studies have shown that high doses of vitamin C are very necessary.
  15. Take vitamin E needed to prevent scarring.
  16. Plantain leaves is a popular remedy for treating burns. These green weedy plants grow practically anywhere in the world with sufficient water. Just don’t confuse this plantain with the banana-like vegetable of the same name. Hit the leaf with a small hammer, enough to smash just a little bit the plant than wrap the affected area with the leaf.