Sun poisoning is the severe problem of sun burning from ultraviolet rays that lead to inflamed skin. Dry skin often worsens this condition and people with fair hair and a lighter skin tone are more susceptible to this problem. Always cover the exposed areas of the skin before stepping out into the sun. Itching, rashes, headaches, blisters are the common symptoms and simple home remedies can help in overcoming the problem
The Home Remedies For Sun Poisoning Are:
Fresh gel from the stem of aloe vera can be extracted and applied directly over the sunburnt area. This will cool and soothe the burn, speed up recovery and prevent a bacterial invasion on the affected areas. Apply it before sleeping and leave it overnight for best results.
Cucumber acts as an astringent and also helps in eradicating marks. It will give a cooling effect to the burned skin and help in controlling further damage. Apply the juice of cucumber or add some sandalwood or cold milk to the juice and apply on the burnt skin. Leave for a while and then wash away.
Lightly apply slices of onion on the burnt areas to reduce the tan of sunburn and also control the inflamed symptoms. It cools the area and reduce inflammation.
Take a cotton ball and soak it in cool milk. Dab it on the affected areas and leave it for at least 20 minutes. Wash off. Apply cold milk several times day to soothe the burns and reduce inflammation.
Dilute vinegar with water and dab it on the sun damaged areas. Apart from healing the skin, vinegar protects it from further damage by germs, eases the pain and heals the areas effectively.
Coconut water is a great ingredient to heal burns without leaving behind any blemishes. It reduces the itching, redness, and pain associated with sun poisoning. Coconut can be mashed and applied on the skin like hands, legs, and face to soften the skin and heal it well.
Brew some chamomile flowers in water and strain this liquid, cool, and apply it to the sunburnt areas. Following this several times will help in soothing the area and speed up the healing of the burnt area.
Prepare some green tea and apply it to the affected areas. Green tea has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties that help in alleviating the discomfort caused due to the pain and speed up recovery. It is safe and effective to use for sun poisoning.
Mustard oil can be massaged over the inflamed area to relief it from pain and aid in faster healing. The mustard oil acts as a natural sunscreen, disinfectant, and controls the spreading of germs on wounds and cuts. It will also help the skin in resuming back its original skin color and texture without leaving any marks. Massage regularly till the skin has resumed its original texture.
This oil can be added to a warm bath. Soak in the warm water or take a bath with this water to provide relief to the sun burnt areas and reduce pain and inflammation.
Sun poisoning can be painful due to the swelling and blisters in the area. This area that is inflamed and prone to germs can be tackled with the application of a solution of baking soda in water, it soothes and effectively heals.
The juice of green veggies are extremely nutritious and contain compounds that hasten the healing of the sunburns. Adding cold milk to the veggies helps in easing the symptoms in a better way, and also corrects the problem speedily and effectively.
Buttermilk can speedily heal a tanned and sunburnt skin. Apply it to the affected areas several times a day to the fast rate at which the area affected by sun poisoning is relieved of pain and other symptoms.
Margosa And Turmeric Paste
Make a paste of margosa leaves and add some turmeric to it. Now apply this paste over the inflamed areas of sunburn to control the symptoms of redness, swelling and itching in the sunburnt areas. These ingredients are antiseptic, anti-inflammatory and disinfectants that speed up the recovery process and also soothe the skin.
Cold Water Compress
Areas that have been sun burnt can be dabbed with a cold compress to alleviate the redness, pain, and itching caused by the sunburn, we can use a cloth dipped in cold water or a ready to use compress. It can be repeated many times a day.