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Easing Sting From A Burn On Hand

Author: Carolyn C.
Date: 01-03-2005
Views: 2,782
Word Count: 199
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 567-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 2

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I was making caramels one evening. The candy thermometer stopped registering the temperature at a certain point and as a result the candy was cooked to a very thick state. While pouring the mixture onto a plate, I dropped the pan and ended up with a palm full of boiling caramel candy. Screaming in pain didn't help. Running cold water over my hand for the intense pain didn't help, either, as the candy mixture was so thick it hardened the outer layer of candy and sealed in the heat.

After finally getting the candy scraped off my hand, someone poured LavaDerm into a small bowl and I literally soaked my hand in it very often during the evening. It helped diminish the pain to a tolerable level. I also applied Lavender oil, neat, quite often. The next morning the area of the burn was a slightly lighter color than the skin around it, but best of all there was no more pain! I wouldn't be without LavaDerm and Lavender oil and gave it to each of my family in gift baskets recently. Thank You, Young Living for these wonderful oils!!

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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: burns — "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
2.Associated topics: burns — "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

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