Homemade burn salves are considered effective for providing fast relief from burn pain. Apart from addressing the symptoms of burn, these homemade salves prepared with natural ingredients are known to help in disinfecting the burned area and assisting in repairing the damaged skin. Homemade burn salves are easy to make. With few natural ingredients you can easily prepare a salve that can be preserved for several months.
Here Are A Few Simple Ways To Make Burn Salves
1. Lavender, Chamomile And Yarrow Burn Salve
1 tablespoon beeswax
4 tablespoons vegetable oil
5 drops of lavender essential oil
5 drops of yarrow essential oil
5 drops of blue chamomile essential oil
5 drops of gold chamomile essential oil
Use a double boiler to melt the beeswax. On low heat, mix the melted wax with the vegetable oil. Keep stirring to ensure that the wax and the oil blend with each other. Take the mixture off the heat and add the essential oil mixture. Stir and pour the burn salve in a container.
2. Honey And Aloe Vera Burn Salve
¼ cup raw honey
1 tablespoon aloe vera gel
1 tablespoon coconut oil
Mix all the ingredients well.
3. Plantain, Calendula And Lavender Burn Salve
2 ½ cups of olive oil
2 oz beeswax
1/3-cup of plantain leaves
1/3-cup of calendula
1/3-cup comfrey leaf
1/3-cup of lavender buds
1 tablespoon lavender essential oil
Pour the olive oil in a pan. Add the herbs. Simmer on low heat for several minutes. Strain the oil and discard the herbs. Combine the warm herbal oil with melted beeswax. Once wax and oil mixture reaches the correct consistency, remove it from the heat and add the lavender essential oil. Mix well.
4. Calendula Burn Salve
1 cup of calendula infused oil
2 oz beeswax
4 to 10 drops of lavender essential oil
1 vitamin E capsule
Use a double boiler to melt the beeswax and combine it with the calendula infused oil. Remove the wax and oil mixture from heat and add the lavender essential oil and vitamin E oil. Mix well and store the salve in a dry and clean container.
5. Honey And Turmeric
1 tablespoon honey
1 tablespoon turmeric powder
2 tablespoons aloe vera gel
½-cup coconut oil
Combine all the ingredients. Apply the salve as needed to the burned area.