Being scalded by hot water or by staying too long in the sun can be painful, but are often minor first degree burns that can be treated naturally. Burning yourself while cooking or other such activities is also, usually, fairly minor with second degree burns.
If however you suffer even minor burns, but over more then 5 % of your body you should seek immediate medical attention. Of course third degree burns are life threatening and medical attention is needed a.s.a.p.
Anytime you are unsure as to the severity of the burn seek the advice of a doctor or health care professional. But if your burn is minor, try these natural sources before running for some chemical based over the counter drug.
To promote the healing of wounds eating healthy is paramount. We recommend eating lots of vegetables, sea vegetables, sea weeds, fermented soy products like tofu and miso and whole grains as your staple diet. Secondary should be fruits, fish, sea food, nuts and seeds.
Third is including a couple of teaspoons of healthy fat a day like olive oil. Chicken and Turkey and other fowl are good choices a couple times a week. When you eat bird all you need is 3 - 4 ounces of meat.
All other meats should either be eliminated or eaten only a couple of times a month. All junk foods, fast foods and highly processed foods should be eliminated or reduced to not more then 4 or 5 times a month. If you want to be healthy you have to eat healthy.
A journey of a thousand miles begins with the first step. Make the home remedies on this site your first step to a healthy body, mind and spirit.