First Aid Remedies To Treat Minor Burns At Home

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According to statistics, most of the burns occur in the kitchen. They are caused either by getting into contact with the cooker flame or by getting into contact with hot liquids or by accidentally touching the hot plates or the hot oven.

The areas most exposed to burns are hands and arms. Most of these domestic injuries can be treated at home. But if the burn is deep, affecting all layers of the skin or if the burnt is extended, only doctors can treat it properly and effectively. Burnings with hot water is usually less severe than the ones with oil.

Cold water
To relieve the lesion, we recommend that you let the water run over the burn area for a few minutes. You can also put cold compresses over the burnt.

How to use?
Soak the affected area in cold water or apply this liquid over the burnt.
If you want, put cold compresses on the affected region.

Vinegar
Due to its astringent and antiseptic properties, vinegar is one of the best natural remedies for minor burns. In addition, this product prevents infections and is the ideal choice for treating 1st and 2nd degree burns.

Ingredients:
– 1 cup of vinegar

How to use?
Apply vinegar to the affected area and let it work for 1-2 hours.
As with other natural remedies for burns, it reappears several times a day to speed up the regeneration and healing of the lesion.

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