Effective Natural Remedies for Burns


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Posted by Someone (Somewhereville) on 10/11/2016
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Yes rubbing alcohol. It worked for me.

Posted by Angela (Nyc, New York) on 07/19/2015
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So I was cooking soup on the stove, and I accidentally touched the burner and that was the most exrutiating pain in my entire life!!! I tried ice but as soon as I took my finger off of it I burned again so I tried alcohol and it really worked so it didn't burn anymore!!!!! ;))))))

Posted by Karen (California) on 02/15/2015
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I tried what Charlena said and wow it worked great. I burned it on hot oil, too, so the rubbing alcohol immediately helped with the pain, then put white arm and hammer baking soda toothpaste on it and that reduced the pain from a 10 down to about a 1 now. Good luck everyone. :)

Posted by Kdo090578 (Houston, Tx, Usa) on 02/26/2013
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I used hand sanitizer on a burn from a curling iron and now a couple of hours later after constant reapplying the burn is pretty much gone. The burning sensation was also relieved immediately from each application.

Posted by Mikbethnz (Auckland, New Zealand) on 10/17/2012
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I used hand sanitizer which is all I had in the cupboards and it soothed the burns on my fingers instantly. The pain returned within minutes so I applied more hand sanitizer (small drops) and each time the pain lessened! The pain was minimised to the point where I didn't even notice it! It was gone within an HOUR!! I returned to playing the piano without pain yay! Thank you Earth Clinic!

Posted by Charlena (Brent, Al) on 06/15/2012
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Hot grease splattered on my hand.. The pain was awful. After keeping it in cold water about 2 hours I searched and found these remedies. Tried alcohol first... Wow! Alot of relief with alcohol but the pain kept returing in one small area so I tried the foil method. I was not impressed with it at all. Moved on to the toothpaste. Its been 15-20 mins, I have rinsed it off now and am pain free! Absolutely amazing! Alcohol and toothpaste win!

Posted by Jenna (Phoenix, Arizona) on 04/19/2012
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As a healthcare provider I have learned what works and doesn't, don't use butter! I burned myself on a iron skillet nothing has burned me worse before. All I had around was hand sanitizer which was a high percentage of alcohol. Reccomended 100%.

Posted by Clarinetgirl55 (Mt. Sterling, Kentucky/united States) on 10/11/2011
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I burnt my pinky finger and ring finger really bad this morning while straightening my hair. I put alcohol on my fingers and the bubble that had formed on my pinky automatically started to go down and my fingers stopped hurting!

Posted by Denise (Bridgewater, Canada) on 08/27/2008
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I burned myself on tim hortans green tea, i went to the hospial and got bandages on it than a teaspoon of alcohol on my burns, it works! baking soda didnt work for me though. but my burn was big all around my leg, wait for your tea to cool off completely, dont even take the bag out, i was wearing shorts!!! be careful after all the cup does say hot!!!

Posted by Josh (Joilet) on 02/19/2007
5 out of 5 stars

put a little alcohol in your burns and it will go away. It will burn for a moment but it will get much better. I tried it and it worked.