Make Home Burn Ointment
When you suffer a burn it is very beneficial to have an ointment on hand to apply it and reduce pain and heat, whether purchased or homemade.
Do you want to know how to make homemade ointment for burns? Read on and take note of the steps to make it with this recipe.
Every day we expose ourselves to the risk of suffering burns, especially slight burns when handling the oven, a frying pan, the iron, the stove, the vitroceramic… Contact with such a high heat source can cause burns accompanied by pain, burning, blistering and redness of the affected area.
- 100 g of aloe vera gel
- 30 gr of calendula flowers
- One tablespoon wheat germ oil
- 50 g almond oil
- One tablespoon soy lecithin
Steps to making a homemade burn ointment
- The first thing you have to do is pour the calendula flowers and almond oil into a heat-resistant container. Put the ingredients to macerate 70% in the oven or in the bain-marie until the flowers have dried out.
- In a saucepan, heat the tablespoon of soy lecithin with twice as much water over a low heat and, when the ingredients have been heated, shake until you get a thick emulsion.
- Once the flowers have macerated, remove the remains and add the oil obtained to the saucepan with the emulsified lecithin, while stirring.
- When all the ingredients are well mixed, remove the saucepan from the heat and wait until it is warm. Then add the aloe vera gel and shake or stir again until you get a homogeneous cream.
- When the ingredients are well mixed, remove the saucepan from the heat. Once it is warm, add half a glass of aloe vera gel to the mixture and shake again until a homogeneous cream is obtained.
- Store the cream in a container that can be closed and put it in the fridge.
- When it has cooled you can apply it at any time. Do it with a gentle massage and circular movements and paused until it has been absorbed.
- It is recommended to use this cream twice a day until the burns have disappeared. If it’s a severe burn, see your doctor.