Natural Home Remedies

6 Minor Burns Remedies: Home Solutions to Heal Your Wounds Fast

I’m sure we could all use a few powerful homemade remedies for minor burns. And I’m pretty sure that there is no person out who didn’t burn their skin, while accidentally touching a hot pan. Or while cooking with hot oil.

Usually, it takes a more than a few weeks to recover. But the key to quick healing is what you do in the first few minutes after being burned. And that also makes a big difference in how well your skin heals.Or if you’ll be left with any scars.

6 Great Natural Minor Burns Remedies.

Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera shortens the healing process.

Right after the injury, open a fresh leaf and smear its liquid directly on the burn. The coolness of its “juice” brings relief from the pain.

Reapply two to four times daily, with or without a bandage covering. Doing so will also prevent scarring.


Calendula Oil

Calendula is antiseptic & anti-inflammatory.

Apply topically to speed healing and prevent infection.


Potatoes

The starch in the potato neutralizes the burn, pain and prevents scarring.

Cut one potato slice and put it on the burn. Leave it on for a couple of minutes, and repeat after a couple of hours.

Related: Lesser-Known Health Benefits of Potatoes You Need to Know


Egg White 

Egg whites help keep the wound from drying out.

Coat the burned skin with egg white, and then clean the area after one hour (water only, no soap).


Honey

Honey cools, removes pain and aids healing. Apply natural honey over burns and cover the area affected area with gauze.

Related: Manuka Honey: Scientists Believe It Might be A Safer Alternative to Antibiotics


Vitamin E

Vitamin E helps with healing and prevents scarring.

Apply a capsule of vitamin E directly to the burn.

Avoid At All Cost

  • Applying creams or fat ointments because they clog the pores and aggravate the injury.
  • Breakng the blisters. They will naturally detach in a few days.
  • Using sunflower or olive oil as a treatment because they can aggravate the wound.
  • Applying too much ice can make the burn worse.

Try each of these homemade remedies for minor burns and see which one works best for you. You can go for a different one each day or you can stick only to one remedy that suits you best. It’s up to you.

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Eat this to Accelerate the Healing of Your Skin

Vitamin C 

It fastens the healing process, as its major role is to promote the tissue repairing.

You can find it in citrus fruitsberries, and dark leafy greens such as broccoli.


Vitamins A & E 

They are found in green and orange fruits or vegetables, cereals, and nuts.

They protect the cells from the natural damage that occurs, thus helping the body heal itself much faster.


Zinc 

Besides increasing the healing process, it also enhances the blood flow.

Consume more seafood, chicken, wheat, spinach, pumpkin, nuts, cocoa and dark chocolate, and mushrooms, and your burned skin will recover much faster.

The above minor burn remedies will also act as a temporary painkiller.

And beware! Third-degree burns require immediate medical attention.

If you are allergic to any of the above, please avoid consuming them.

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To your health.

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