Burns and scalds caused by hot water or hot utensils is very common. We have brought together some simple home remedies that you can apply if you or someone in your family had a burn incident.
These remedies are for minor burns only. In case of major burns please approach emergency services immediately.
It is one of the most effective remedy for skin smoothening. It has a cooling effect that reduces the skin irritation caused due to the burn and thereby can be used in minor burns at home. For using this, first pour some cold water on the burnt area. Then take the Aloe-Vera leaf and keep it in fridge for 5 minutes and then extract the gel and apply it on the burnt skin for 10-15 minutes. It will give immediate relief from the burning sensation.
This is another effective remedy in any skin burnt problem. Easily available in everyone’s kitchen , you can use Jiva Honey directly on the burn skin or you can also mix it with cold water and apply it for few times in a day.
Take a cucumber and crush it well into a pulp. If possible use a cucumber that has been placed in the refrigerator for sometime. This will give you immediate relief in the burning sensation. If you do not have the time to make a pulp, you can cut slices and place on the affected area.
Applying yogurt on the affected area will give you immediate relief in the burn and discomfort. Yogurt is also helpful in reducing the chances of scars and long term burn blemishes. If necessary, apply more than once on the affected area.