Who would not want to soak up in some nice sun, but sometimes it can become a little bit of a problem, as over exposure to the sun can damage your skin cells, causing pain and irritation. The sun burnt skin needs to be taken care of properly, where otherwise there is a chance that the skin gets damaged further.
There are many ways in which it can be cured, there are many creams and lotions available in the market, but dealing with it the natural herbal way appears to be more appealing to the people, owing to the fact that it is more effective and safer than the market products.
Some Of The Herbal Remedies For Sunburn
Below discussed are a few effective ways to cure sunburn through herbal means.
This can be used for anything which includes skin and sun burnt skin can be effectively healed. Alove vera as we all know it an amazing soothing and cooling agent, which will ease the pain and irritation caused by the sunburn, along with helping to regenerate new skin cells helping with the healing process. Aloe vera grows easily without any hassle and can therefore be planted in your backyard and used as and when required for various issues.
This is also more commonly known as the touch me not and this herb grows in most home gardens and can grow up to five feet tall. The stems (the flesh part of the herb) can be used for your skin problems just as similar to aloe vera plant. All you need to do is slice open the plant and apply the gel sort of liquid which oozes out of it and apply it to the sunburnt area of the skin. It is soothing and helps to deal with the stinging feeling caused by the burns, in turn curing it.
This again is an effective cure when it comes to skin problems as it catalyzes the healing thus regenerating new skin cells. A paste of this can be very beneficial in relieving from the pain and uneasiness which is caused by the over exposure to the sun. You also get chickweed oil, which can be equally beneficial and useful.
This herb just does not smell nice, but it is also used for many other issues related to the skin and body. The essential oils from this herb can be very effective when it comes to healing the damaged skin as well. It relives the person from the pain, as well as prevents your skin from peeling, therefore helping in curing it. It is important that you use the lavender oils of high quality to get the maximum effect required for curing.
This is a naturally found weed and the leaves of which contain antimicrobial, antibacterial and healing properties, which is why it can be used as an effective cure for dealing with sunburnt skin. These can also be brewed and taken as teas, which strengthens one’s immune system and assists in healing. It soothes the stings and irritation caused by sunburn, where you can make a paste of it and apply to the affected area for relief.
Conclusion – Taking The Next Step
If the sunburn appears to be very severe, it is always advisable to get guidance from a doctor, on dealing with it appropriately as you would not want to take anything related to your skin and body lightly.