A burn scar is a constant reminder of a painful memory. It is a nightmare when you stand before the mirror to see the scars; along with the disfigurement comes the whole accident live before you.
Many avoid their scars at the primary stage thinking about the medical cost and as a result scars become permanent on the skin. Most of them are healed naturally by our body. There are many natural treatments that can be done within in the comforts of your house that accelerates the body’s healing process. Read on to find what EHC comes up with to get rid of burn scars and regain your skin’s good look.
Tomato Juice & Lemon Juice
This is a dual-powered healing treatment. None of these can be used separately in the purpose. Both of these juices have some sort of acidic properties that makes your scars lighten and to eliminate them as quickly as possible. Tomato juice has the bleaching virtues that can eradicate the burn marks in a natural way.
First, you have to take two pieces of fresh washcloths. Then dip them in the tomato juice and the lemon juice separately. Rinse the place of burn scars thoroughly with cold water. Keep the place moistened, fresh and soaked for at least two hours, until you are to apply the juice on your scars. Then wait for the place to get dry enough and apply the tomato juice cloth on the place. Keep for a while and again make them dry. Do the above process for the lemon juice too. You have to do this whole process twice a day to remove your scars. You will notice that the scars will be far lighter after a week.
Aloe vera has tissue-healing properties that can help in healing burns. Rinse the affected area with cold water or vinegar. Cut a small piece of the aloe vera leaf and apply the fresh gel directly on the burn. If you do not have an aloe vera plant, you can apply a cream that has aloe vera as an ingredient.
The seeds need to be dipped in the water the previous night and make a paste of those wet seeds. Then, just apply the paste on your marks. After a couple of hours, wash the paste off. Repeat this procedure daily until the scars vanish.
Turmeric proves to be well known for removing the burn scars from ancient times. With the help of cold water, it has the greatest ability to reduce the burn marks.
Massage the affected place with almond oil until it removes the burn scars. It works progressively and you need to do the massage daily until the scars are gone.
Indian Yunani-Cotton Ash Paste
The treatment is an age old cure for marks given by burning. You have to first burn a huge piece of cloth specially cotton or piece of cotton wool in a metal pan. With the ash created by the burning and olive oil, you need to make a paste. When you apply the paste onto your scar you can easily notice the relieving pain. It should be repeated all week to reduce the harshness of the burns.
Barley, Turmeric & Yogurt
Take them in equal proportions and make a thick paste. This paste when applied to various parts can prove mighty in healing and dissolving the pain of the body after burns.
It acts an as anti-inflammatory and seems to inhibit the overproduction of collagen in scars. You can make your own by chopping an onion and pressing out its juice, then applying it to your skin with a cotton pad a few times a day. It is an ingredient in Mederma, a widely-used scar treatment medicine. Used alone, however, it must be applied liberally over the course of months.
The nectar of bees is a potent antibiotic, and beauty experts recommend it as an excellent scar treatment. You can use it raw or mix it in a concoction with oats, aloe vera gel, and cucumber.
Burn scars are never permanent. So, lift up your chin, smile, and go ahead and try these natural treatment methods to regain your old scar-less skin.