A burn whether major or minor should never be kept unattended as it may lead to major infections and damage the skin cells. Minor burns can be treated at home using a few home remedies. We present to you the top five DIY remedies to treat minor burns at home, these will help to prevent the blisters and the burning sensation can be brought under control to some extent.

5 Super-effective natural Remedies To Treat Burns At Home
5 Super-effective natural Remedies To Treat Burns At Home

1. Keep your Burnt area still in the Cold Water

Ingredients Required

  • Large Container
  • Running Cold Tap Water

How to prepare

  1. Take a large container
  2. Fill it with cold running tap water

Application

  1. Dip the burnt area in the container
  2. Let it stay

Benefits

  • Soothes the surface of the skin
  • Prevents blisters

Note:

  • Once you dip your hand do not remove it from that position(do not apply an ointment unless prescribed by a medical practitioner.)

2. Apply Toothpaste on Burnt area

Ingredients Required

  • A regular toothpaste
  • Fresh Running water
  • Cotton Pad

How to prepare

  1. Dip the cotton pad in fresh running water
  2. Squeeze out the excess water
  3. Apply a pea-sized amount of your regular toothpaste on a fresh cotton pad and spread it evenly on it

Application

  1. Wipe the burnt area gently
  2. Apply the cotton pad with toothpaste evenly spread out in it and press gently against the burnt skin
  3. Hold still

Benefits

  • Gives a cooling sensation and provides instant relief from the burning sensation
  • Prevents blisters or other skin problems from coming

Note:

  • This should be immediately after you feel a minor burn on your skin

3. Heal the Burnt Tissues with Aloe Vera Gel

Ingredients Required

  • Sharp Knife
  • Fresh Aloe Vera Leaf
  • A clean bowl
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How to prepare

  1. Cut a fresh Aloe Vera leaf from the base
  2. Cut out the thorny sides
  3. take out the fresh aloe vera gel pulp from it

Application

  1. Gently cleanse the burnt area with water
  2. Apply the freshly extracted aloe vera pulp on the affected area
  3. Hold still

Benefits

  • Gives immediate relief from the burning sensation
  • Heals the tissues quickly
  • Prevents the formation of blisters or scars

Note:

  • It should be applied as fast as it can be extracted, to prevent the formation of ugly scars.

4. Apply Raw, Organic Honey to Treat Burns

Ingredients Required

  • Raw, organic Honey
  • Clean bowl

How to prepare

  1. Pour some fresh honey in a clean bowl before applying it

Application

  1. Dip your fingertip in raw honey and apply on the affected areas

Benefits

It has anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties, it soothes the skin and also heals it, prevents any inflammation or minor blisters from forming

Note:

  • It should be applied on the affected areas as soon as it can be sourced.

5. Treat burns with Full-fat, Raw & Unprocessed Milk

Ingredients Required

  • Full-fat, raw unprocessed milk
  • Clean bowl

How to prepare

  1. Cut out a carton of fresh full-fat, raw & unprocessed milk

Application

  1. Pour the cold milk directly over the burnt area

Benefits

  • Provides instant soothing from the burning sensation and starts healing the skin

Note:

  • It should be applied on the burnt area as soon as you can find it.
Arjoyita Roy

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