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Burnt Your Hand While Cooking? These Home Remedies Give You Instant Relief

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Burnt your hand while you were cooking in the kitchen? The hot pan which was on the stove just touched your fingers, aah, and there you are left with a minor burn. I believe this is something which almost every one of us has experienced.

Well, for instances of burns like this one, which is also known as first-degree burns, how do we get rid of the burns quickly? There are some quick home remedies that will help in providing instant relief. Also, the good part about these natural remedies is that they are readily available at your own kitchen.

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So, if you are still unaware of these quick burn healers then you need to definitely read this article not just for your sake but who knows it might come handy for your family members or your friends too.

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The burn might be minor, but the pain you experience is horrible. Only those who would have undergone it will be able to relate better. Yes, of course, there are a lot of antiseptic creams that are available over the counter but, in comparison, home remedies are always the best.

Here is a list of 12 home remedies for such kitchen burns. Take a look.


1. Aloevera:

Take a fresh piece of aloevera, cut it and apply the gel on the burn. It helps in providing a cooling effect to the minor burn sustained.


2. Raw Potato:

Take one potato, cut it into two halves and then just place it over the burnt area. The potato juice helps in providing a soothing effect.


3. Lavender Oil:

Add a few drops of lavender oil to a bowl of water, soak a cloth in it and then use it as a compress for the burn. It helps to ease the burn and the inflammation.


4. Coconut Oil:

Take a bit of coconut oil, add a few drops of lemon juice and then mix it. Apply this mixture on the burnt part. It helps in providing quick healing.


5. Honey:

Honey is known for its anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties. Just apply honey on top of the burn; it helps relieve the burn and heals it quickly.


6. Cold Water:

Place the burnt area under running cold water. It helps soothe the pain and also prevents the burn from spreading.


7. Tea Bags:

Dip a fresh tea bag in a glass of cold water and then place it on top of the burnt area. It helps provide relief from the burn.


8. Vinegar:

Take either vinegar or apple cider vinegar, dilute it with water and then soak a clean cloth in it. Place this on top of the burn for immediate burn relief.


9. Baking Soda:

Take a bit of baking soda, mix it along with water and make a thick paste. Apply it over the burnt area for quick relief.


10. Olive Oil:

Take a few drops of olive oil and then apply it over the burn. This helps in providing relief from the pain instantly.


11. Onion Juice:

As soon as you get a burn, take one onion, cut it and then apply its juice on the burnt area. It not just helps in easing the pain but also helps prevent blisters.


12. Banana Peel:

Take a banana peel and apply it right on top of the burn. Keep it for about 5 minutes. It gives you a soothing effect from the inflammation.

Read more about: burn, home remedies, treatment
Story first published: Thursday, December 8, 2016, 10:14 [IST]
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