Thursday, July 3, 2014

Home Remedy for Sunburn | Prickly Heat Treatment

Home Remedy for Sunburn | Prickly Heat Treatment

Sunburn or erythema is a redness of the skin occurring in patches of variable sizes and shapes due to excessive exposure to sunlight.

How to Heal a Sunburn | Water Treatments

1.Starch bath daily for 3-5 days.

2.Bathe with rain water. Powder with starch or gawgaw after the bath.

How to Heal a Sunburn | Herbal Treatments

1.Alusiman leaves (Scientific name: Portulaca olearacea L.; English: Purslane)
  • Extract juice from the leaves.
  • Apply on the prickly heat after the starch bath.

2.Bayabas leaves (Scientific name: Psidium guajava L.; English: Guava)
  • If there is infection, boil 1 cup of chopped leaves in one gallon of water.
  •  Add 2 gallons of cold water.
  • Bathe with this decoction.