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In Case You Get Burned


Author: Kristi P.
Date: 06-13-2012
Views: 3,405
Word Count: 230
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 7404-OR
Brand Neutral: Yes
Scientific Studies: 3

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I got to see the difference Lavender makes!

Recently I had a more severe burn as coconut oil popped out of a sizzling frying pan and landed on my hand on the soft flesh between my thumb and forefinger. I could tell it was a deep burn and I wasn't sure the Lavender would take care of it. I applied Lavender and had to keep reapplying it, as the pain was intense. I even applied it the next day.

Then on the 2nd day after the burn, I noticed a little blister higher up on my thumb. I had not even felt pain there at the time of the burn, so hadn't applied the oil there. While I wouldn't choose to have a blister, it was so fun to see how effective the Lavender was, as the pain was already gone from the area that was deeply burned with no evidence of a burn.

I have used Lavender for so many burns over the years and I am always impressed. Whether burned in the kitchen, on the iron or curling iron, or by the sun, Lavender always brings relief. I used to always get little blisters that would turn to scabs and slowly heal. Now if I get a burn, I usually apply the Lavender one time and never think about it again as the pain goes away and there's no blister.


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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,sunburn — "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,sunburn — "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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