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Hot Spaghetti Sauce Went Flying And Landed On Me

Author: Angie E.
Skill: Soapmaker
Date: 01-20-2015
Views: 781
Word Count: 160
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 10431-OR
Scientific Studies: 2

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I was cooking last night and made a huge pot of spaghetti sauce. I took off the lid to stir it for the first time, and a big bubble of sauce burst, which sent sauce flying at me, catching my arm. A nice big fat circle of sauce on my arm was burning me, so I quickly wiped it off. My skin was bright red.

I grabbed the essential oil blend I had made with a roller-ball attachment, which contained 4 drops of Lavender essential oil and 4 drops of Frankincense essential oil, mixed with apricot kernel oil as a carrier oil. I rolled it on and felt immediate relief from the burn. I kept rolling it on every time I would feel the burning again and then went to bed.

I woke up this morning not feeling the burn, having forgotten about it. And now that I have looked at it, the redness has greatly reduced in size to almost nothing.

Additional keyword(s) assigned by the editor: burns, burned, curling, burnt.

Supporting Scientific Studies
1."Melaleuca Alternifolia [tea tree] Hydrogel... was compared with tap water as a coolant following application onto a fresh, deep, partial-thickness hot water burn.... Effective cooling of the burn wound and an increased rate of wound healing was achieved by both repeated tap water compresses and by immediate or delayed application of Melaleuca Hydrogel. Cooling is an effective means to reduce tissue damage and increase wound healing."Link
2."Burn Healing Potential of Nigella sativa seed oil in rats.... Nigella sativa L. (Black cumin) has shown a broad spectrum of pharmacological effects like antipyretic [fever reducing], analgesic [pain reducing], anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial.... The present study suggests the burn wound healing action of seeds may be due to anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and antimicrobial activities of major compounds in the oil."Link

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