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Burns are horrible and those who experience it in live will get definitely afraid of fire. First aid treatment is most important in curing burns.

Homemakers are those for whom burns cannot be avoided. Burns caused by boiling oils or from any mode of cooking is very painful and it can also cause permanent scars.

Small children are more vulnerable to burns and they unknowingly contact with hot substances.

Classification of Burns

Burns are categorized into different types on the basis of injury caused as

  • First
  • Second
  • Third burns

Treatment should be provided according to type of injury.

Tips to First Aid for Burns

First and foremost aim of treating burns is to cool them. Since burns are highly irritating and cause huge pains cooling it can provide immense relief.

Various burn remedies are available in different forms and it is important to keep a burn ointment available in kitchen or at home.

Many home remedies are available to treat burn and they are highly effective.

  • Tomato is readily accessible in almost all the kitchen and they are highly soothing for burns. Rubbing tomatoes in the burned area for a period of 10 minutes can soothe pain.
  • Another significant first aid to treat burns is honey. It is an effective healer for any sort of burns and it can also remove probable scars caused by burns. Honey is cherished for treatment for burns as it can not only relieve pain but also prevent formation of scars.
  • Along with tomato and honey, papaya is very good medication to heal burns. Papaya can increase the process of healing.

Having good knowledge on first aid to treat burns is advisable for all the homemaker, as they can use this method to treat their burns or to provide immediate treatment to kids affected with burns.

About The Author

Sneha Srimani is a Bachelor of Science graduate in health education. She is also social media manager at Before coming to Nucleus Accumbens, she worked as a Jr. Medical Physicist. Now she decided to share her experience and medical information through this blog.