What to do when you get a burn

cure for burn, treatment for burnBurns are quite common to every homemaker and it is something which is not avoidable. These small burns from boiling cooking oil or hot oven can be very painful sometimes and becomes the cause of the skin to be discolored and leaves behind scars too. In order to treat these burns there are various treatments which you can apply and they are all basic household treatments. Following are some of the points that will help you to combat burns immediately when you get them:

Ø   If you have tomatoes in front of you then slice it into pieces and apply one over the area that has got the burn for 5 to 10 minutes. This will immediately soothe the area where you have got the burn and will relieve you off the pain.

Ø   Honey is another thing which every family has and it is a very effective measure for burnt areas. In fact it is one of the best healers around. And prevents the area from getting any kind of scars. If you have cold honey then it is better for you because it not only soothes the pain but also helps it to dry quickly.

Ø   Papaya is something which can also be used for healing of burns. If you have papaya around you then you can slice a piece of papaya and rub it over the affected area. After that you can tie a piece with the help of masking tape so that it dries the area quickly and also enhances the cell generation process.

 

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