Minor burns, rashes, sunburns, minor wounds are something that can happen to anyone and everyone. Though they are not of a serious nature it is important to treat them in time. Most of us turn to over the counter creams and ointments which are expensive and the chemicals in them can cause side effects. It is therefore advisable to use natural ingredients available in the convenience of your home to prepare healing creams. One such healing cream is aloe vera and carrot cream.Aloe vera is a skin moisturizer and has a soothing effect on the skin. It helps cure minor burns .It has anti bacterial properties which protect the wounds from bacterial attack and it also helps cure inflammation. Carrot on the other hand has antioxidants which nourish the skin. Carrot is known to boost the immunity of the skin and helps heal minor burns and wounds. The combination of these two therefore gives a wonderful homemade cream which can be used effectively against minor burns, wounds, bruises and sunburn due to its healing power.
Mentioned Below Are Two Methods For Preparing The Aloe Vera And Carrot Cream:
Half cup of aloe vera gel, two carrots, half cup almond oil,1 tablespoon of beeswax, one tablespoon vitamin C powder and two tablespoon emulsifying wax.
Grate the carrot and to it add the almond oil. Heat the mixture in a pan for half an hour. Strain and pour the liquid into a vessel. To it add the emulsifying wax and beeswax and stir well till all the ingredients have melted. Now add the aloe vera gel and the vitamin C powder and mix well till all the ingredients have blended well and you get a cream with a smooth consistency. Cool the mixture till you get a smooth cream. Store the cream in an airtight container. It has a shelf life of almost one to two months and should be kept in the refrigerator.
2 tablespoons of aloe vera gel, one carrot, juice of a lemon and one tablespoon of jojoba oil.
Grind carrot to a pulp and add it to jojoba oil. Heat the mixture and strain and collect the solution in a container. Add aloe vera gel and juice of a lemon and mix well till you get a smooth consistency cream like mixture. This is quick method with a lower shelf life but comes handy if you need to make the cream in a hurry for immediate application. Apply the natural cream generously to minor burns, sunburns, minor cuts and bruises and sores three times daily till you get relief from the same.
So next time you need a natural healing cream rush to the kitchen and make one yourself by following the above simple procedures.