In the last two weeks burns have been an issue in our home.  
1 - I set my hand on a HOT cast iron pan.
2 - I reached into a scalding bowl of sweet potatoes (I won't go into the details, but it HURT).
3 - my husband burnt his tongue on hot coffee.
4 - I poured hot chicken soup over my hand (glutton for punishment ... obviously).

Maybe the real issue here is that we are clumsy and are in too big of a hurry.  Whichever it may be, I am thankful that we have Lavender essential oil in our home.  What did we do before Lavender?  Other than run our burns under cold water and deal with the after math, nothing.  In each instance of ... I'll just be honest and call it what it really is, stupidity ... I reached for the Lavender immediately (this is the key).  In each case the after math, was minimal to nothing!  Even my husband was impressed!  

  • Cover the burn with lavender oil (only ). Then, cool the area with peppermint or a cool compress. If the burn area is too sensitive to apply the oils directly, then use a water spritz with lavender, melaleuca and roman chamomile.
  • If blistering occurs or the skin is compromised, use Frankincense or melaleuca to prevent infection.
  • To relieve pain use White fir.
  • As healing begins, use helichrysum to promote tissue regeneration and to prevent scarring.

Precautions: Severe burns should receive professional medical attention. Do not use “hot” oils on a fresh burn.

  • reduces anxiety and emotional stress
  • improves sleep
  • restores skin complexion and reduces acne
  • relieves head or body tension
  • soothes bites, stings and inflammation
  • and so much more

The key is to have Lavender on hand WHEN you need it!  Contact me here to find out where I get my favorite oils.



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