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Sunburn Victim Preferred Oil To Aloe Vera

Author: Lynne W.
Skill: Nurse
Date: 07-08-2013
Views: 2,293
Word Count: 157
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 8715-OR
Brand Neutral: Yes
Scientific Studies: 2

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I am a big fan of Lavender for many uses, but a recent experience with a friend topped the others to date.

We were at the beach and she got quite a sunburn - very red, painful, and hot to the touch. Another friend took off for the drug store to buy something for our friend. In the meantime I suggested we try the Lavender. Everyone was absolutely stunned because right before our eyes, clearly visible, the red gradually diminished, the pain subsided, and her skin became a normal temperature. She repeated it before she went to bed.

The next day she didn't apply any until she realized she was uncomfortable again, which was later in the afternoon. Again the visual normalizing was apparent along with symptom relief. She actually tried the aloe our friend bought the first day, but washed it off immediately and went back to the Lavender.

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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: 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
2.Associated topics: 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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