10 Top Home Remedies For Soothing A Burn On The Skin

You can get a burn on your skin in daily life while doing different tasks like grabbing a hot iron by accident, lifting a hot pan on the stove and so on. These burns are unexpected and should be cured at home itself by using useful remedies.

Skin burn

Skin burn

Skin burn causes pain which can be unbearable

If burned skin is not treated instantly then it leaves ugly marks on your skin and gives a burning sensation to the skin. Sometimes, if the treatment is not fast it forms bubbles on the skin as well which are painful.

Let’s take a look at the home remedies to soothe the burn on the skin:

10 Top Home Remedies For Soothing A Burn On The Skin

10 Top Home Remedies For Soothing A Burn On The Skin

Home Remedies to Soothe the Burn on the Skin:

1# Aloe Vera

It has antiseptic properties which soothes the skin

Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera

It has antiseptic properties that takes care of the burning skin and soothes down the burning sensation as well. Just cut a shoot of aloe vera plant and squeeze out its gel. Apply this directly on your skin to get rid of the burning sensation and it gives a cooling effect on the skin as well.

2# Oatmeal

Take 1 cup of uncooked oatmeal into a tub of lukewarm water and soak in that water for 15-20 minutes. Allow your skin to air dry instead of drying it up using a towel. It has anti-inflammatory properties that soothes the burning sensation on the skin and treats the burns on a faster rate.

3# Calendula



Calendula leaves soothes the burning sensation on the skin

Boil 1 cup of water and pour it on 1 tbsp of calendula leaves and soak them for few minutes in this water. Let the mixture cool down and then take a cotton cloth to dip into this water. Apply this cloth on the infected area to soothe down the burning sensation on the skin.

4# Turmeric and Mustard Oil

Mix 1 tsp of turmeric powder with 1 tbsp of mustard oil and mix them well. Now apply this mixture on the burned area of the skin. Let it stay on your skin for 30 minutes and then rinse off with cool water. This will give soothing effect to the burnt skin and gives relief from inflammation as well.

5# Raw Potato

Potato has cooling properties and treats burning sensation

Potato has cooling properties and it is very effective in treating the burns and burning sensation as well. Take a raw potato and cut off one end of it and apply the moist side to the burnt area for few minutes till it is absorbed in the skin. You can also grate some of the raw potato and apply it on the affected area. This will save your skin from the burn marks and also leaves a soothing effect on the skin.

6#Banana Peel

Burning sensation of the skin can be removed by banana peel as well. It is a very simple remedy and acts fast on burns as well. You need a banana peel for that and rub that moist side of the peel on the affected area. When the peel becomes black, you can throw it. You can also eat banana to get soothing effect on your skin as the minerals and vitamins in banana gives much needed relief to the skin from the burning sensation.

7# Coconut Oil

Coconut oil has soothing effect on skin burns

It is an excellent source of skin healing as it has soothing qualities just like vitamin E oil. It is also anti-fungal and anti-bacterial in nature that soothes the burning sensation of the skin. It also helps in lightening the scar on the skin and relieves the skin from burning sensation.

8# Tea Bag

Black tea also helps in soothing the burns as it has tannic acid which helps in drawing out the heat from the burns and gives soothing effect to the skin. Just keeps two to three wet teabags on the affected area after cooling them in fridge. Keep them on the skin for 10 minutes and you will be relieved of all the pain and burning sensation of the skin.

9# White Vinegar

White vinegar has acetic acid which soothes the pain

White vinegar contains acetic acid that helps in relieving the pain on the burnt part of the skin. It is also an astringent and antiseptic that keeps the burns away from infections and bacteria. It also draws out heat by giving a relief from the pain. You can also take cotton swabs or cotton cloth to dip them in vinegar and gently dab the burns with it to give it a soothing effect.

10# Milk

Protein in the milk helps in curbing the burning pain

The protein present in the milk helps in curbing the pain from the burns on the skin. Take some milk and soak the burnt part of your skin in that milk or take a cloth and dip it in the milk and apply on the burnt area for 15 minutes. It will give instant relief from burns and cool that area by soothing the pain as well.

Divya Sharma
Mrs. Divya Sharma is an avid writer with a vast experience of almost 15 years in writing career. She did her MA in English from IGNOU along with Diploma course in Journalism from YMCA, New Delhi. She has worked as a Content Manager with Times Of India, Noida for 10 years. Writing is her passion and she tries to give her best every time she writes on any given topic. Writing articles on home remedies is her area of interest and she has gained immense knowledge by writing and researching a lot in this field.