As you may know burns are classified into 3 degrees, first degree burn affects outer layer of skin which is called epidermis and it can treated at home. Second degree burn affects epidermis and dermis causing blistering and blood vessel damage. Third degree burn is something serious it affects blood vessels, fats and muscles, sometimes bone. It’s very dangerous need immediate medication.
First degree and second degree burns will be painful but third degree burn affect deeper layer but it will not be painful as expected because the sensing tissues also gets damaged. If major part is affected by third degree then it can lead to death.
So, here you will learn the most frequent degree burn, i.e. first degree burn.
Mostly housewives are exposed to this; they’re surrounded by hot stove, hot utensils and warm environment. In hurry they may catch-up any hot or burning item and it leads to scar on her skin.
Even in adults and kids who’re can’t to cool down chocolate or milk burn their tongue while sipping.
Home remedies for minor skin burns
If you experienced first degree burn which involves damaging of outer layer of skin then you can treat the affected area with home available things.
Burns are extremely painful, so let’s make it sweet with honey. Honey is cure for many major as well as minor diseases. Apply honey on the affected part using cotton or cloth. We all knew that honey attracts bees, what we don’t know is honey also attracts water. When you apply honey to affected part it draws fluid from tissues effectively cleaning wound.
Repeat this 3-4 times a day. Raw honey is recommended.
2. Cold Water
As soon as you experience burn, put affected part under cool water. It makes you feel good and stop burn spreading to other parts. Don’t replace cool water with ice cube, as ice make restrict blood flow and may damage tissues.
Vinegar is good remedy for minor burns. Mix equal amount of vinegar and water and apply to the affected part. You can also mix baking soda with it.
Once healing starts minor burns becomes itchy to stop it. Apply oatmeal mixture to affected part for few minutes and then air dry.
5. Ice Cube
Though it’s said not to use ice cube instead of cool water, you can use ice cube when your tongue experience a minor burn while taking a sip of hot soup.
6. Aloe Vera
Aloe Vera has painkilling and healing properties in it. Apply Aloe Vera leave on the affected part make sure the Aloe Vera gel is applied to affected part.
If Aloe Vera is not available you can you use any product with Aloe Vera as ingredient.
7. Banana Peel or Yogurt
Putting banana peel on the burned part or applying yogurt will make feel good. You can also swab affected part with olive oil.
Do you think I missed any important and most common home remedy here? Share which home remedy you use in comments.