Maybe you think it can't happen to you - and maybe not really. But why not be prepared? We enjoy the beneficial rays of the sun for so long and so intensely that we bitterly regret the evening. The skin is red and burning, sometimes blisters, fever or headaches appear. 


As soon as you realize that you are not well, that something is wrong, go into the shadows. In a cold ventilated area, you will be relieved and it will be even better if you cool your whole body, for example with a shower or tiles.

The household offers an inexhaustible amount of natural products suitable for the treatment of burnt skin. Herbal compresses or potato juice will not hurt you unless you are allergic to any of them.

However, I would use herbs only in the second round, because it is important to act quickly during burns, and yet it takes some time to make a decoction. So boil water in the kettle and start reading the following lines.

The fastest way will be to use milk or whey - either soak a clean cloth or a bandage in it, or apply it in a thicker form - sour cream or yogurt - directly on the affected skin.

Egg white also has a lot of water and healing and soothing effects, if you can, add it to cottage cheese or cream for compresses to multiply their positive effects.

Cucumber slices used as compresses for tired reddened eyes are almost an iconic affair and will serve just as well at this moment. Cucumber contains a large amount of water and minerals, cools the skin, moisturizes, relieves swelling and also has anti-inflammatory effects.

Potato tubers are great in the kitchen, but you probably wouldn't think of using them in skin or body care. This inconspicuous gray, actually brown, but mouse among vegetables contains a large amount of beneficial substances, such as vitamins and minerals. The juice from it heals, for example, a upset stomach in inflammation. Burnt, irritated skin gratefully absorbs the active substances. Neither cucumber nor potato needs to be juiced for a long time - it will serve sliced or grated just as well.

From my point of view as an amateur gardener, aloe vera is an undemanding and grateful plant - understand, it grows without my great effort. And the effects on the skin are said to be excellent. I only have mine for a while, but I'm already looking forward to ceremoniously cutting off the first leaf and using the gel that is contained in it. All you have to do is rub the affected area, whether it's a burn or acne pimples, and let it dry.

The effects of the oatmeal bath are mainly known to parents of young babies and people with various skin problems, such as eczema. The substances contained in the flakes soothe irritated skin. However, it also works for burns.

Do you have boiled water? Pour chamomile, lavender, mint, plantain, green or black tea with it. There are really a lot of drugs to choose from. They soothe, care, heal.

Don't forget to relax. Although it may not seem so, the body has gotten properly engaged and needs to gain strength for regeneration and healing. Don't forget to top up your fluids.


"The household offers a plethora of natural products suitable for the treatment of burnt skin"

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