Sunday, June 15, 2014

Home Remedies for Skin Burns and Chilblains

Home Remedies for Skin Burns and Chilblains
The problem of Skin burns and chilblains is common during summers. Don’t worry, In this post I am going to share some really simple home remedies for skin burns and chilblains.
Home Remedies for “CHILBLAINS”

Chilblains, to tell you all are small and itchy swellings on the skin that occur as a reaction to cold temperatures. Few home remedies to treat with this skin problems are as follows…

Egg & Honey
Taka a tablespoon of Honey, a little Glycerin, one Egg white, and add to this a little flour. Mix in to a paste. Apply all over the chilblains. Leave it on for 6-8 hours. Wash off. Cures you very quickly.

If you suffer from Chilblains use this remedy regularly during winter. Cut a raw Onion. Use the cut edge all over the chilblains; let the juice soak into the skin. The seriousness of itching dies down almost instantly.

Slice a Potato. Sprinkle some salt on it. Rub it all over the chilblains. Helps to soothe the itching and redness.

Home Remedies for “SKIN BURNS”

Camphor & Coconut Oil
If the burn has left scars then try this. Crush 2 tablets of Camphor and add to it 250ml of Coconut oil. Mix well till the Camphor dissolves in the oil. Pour the oil into a jar. Apply regularly over the burn scar. It helps to lighten and remove the scars.

Aloe Vera
A very useful plant with multifarious uses in skincare problems. Just break off a leaf and squeeze the moisture on the brim. Soothes immediately. These days Aloe Vera gel is easily available at all chemists and beautician’s shop too as it is a very popular skin hydrant.

Run cold water over the burn for 5 minutes. Take a raw Onion, slice it and rub the cut surface of the Onion over the burned area. It helps to relieve the plain and reduces the inflammation.

Immediately slice a raw Potato and place the raw slices over the burn and bandage lightly. Keep the bandage on for about 20-30 minutes. This immediately gives a cooling effect and also helps in removal of scars.

Alternatively you could boil and mash the Potatoes and apply them as a pack over the burnt area. This will help in lightening the scars and over time will remove them.

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