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Curling Iron Burn

Author: Regina K.
Skill: Naturopath
Date: 04-08-2011
Views: 7,130
Word Count: 160
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 5749-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 2

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My 11 year old daughter burned her arm with a CHI brand curling iron (450 degrees hot) while she was getting ready for her school Christmas play at our church last December. She was in extreme pain and crying.

I immediately grabbed and applied 4 drops of Young Living's Lavender (neat, undiluted) directly to the burn. In less than 2 minutes her pain was pretty much gone. She went through the entire Christmas program without pain and only when we returned home a few hours later (and I asked her if it hurt) did she tell me 'just a little but not much'. So we reapplied the Lavender before she went to bed.

The next day there was no pain and the area looked so much better. We applied Lavender a third time and didn't have to apply it again because it healed up nicely after that with no more pain.

Regina King, RN, BSN, ND

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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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