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A Grease Burn In The Kitchen


Author: Barbara M.
Skill: Reiki Practitioner
Date: 10-24-2011
Views: 1,204
Word Count: 248
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 6438-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 3

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I recently burned the palm of my right hand while placing egg rolls into a pan of hot olive oil. I put the egg rolls in very cautiously because I am naturally scared of hot oil and once they were safely in the oil and I was pulling my hand back the oil came up in a wave and splashed directly onto the palm of my hand (including my thumb, and the entire palm).

I ran to the sink, stuck my hand in the cool water and asked my daughter to get my Lavender oil...FAST! She brought it back and I dumped the remaining oil onto my hand. It initially stung and I think that was a normal reaction. I applied a lot of aloe that night to keep it cool, and took ibuprofen to remove any swelling.

In the morning when I woke up to go to work I had no pain. I couldn't make a fist but I had no blistering at all. By noon that afternoon I had not applied anymore aloe or Lavender oil but my hand was clear. Just a small mark.

It has been 2 weeks now. I never had any blistering, my skin is just now beginning to peel and show new skin. Everyone that I showed in the beginning can not believe that I didn't have blisters and/or was not taken to the emergency room.

No kitchen should be without Lavender oil from YL!!


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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: food-/-cooking — "Z. officinale [ginger] has been used to control diabetes and dyslipidemia [high cholesterol].... The marked rise in body weights, glucose, insulin, total cholesterol, LDL cholesterol, triglycerides, free fatty acids and phospholipids in serum of the rats that followed 6 weeks of high-fat diet treatment were significantly reduced by Z. officinale treatment.... The present results provide scientific evidence to substantiate the traditional use of Z. officinale in preventing metabolic disorders."Link
2.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
3.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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