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Alternative Treatments for Burns

Alternative and complementary therapies list for Burns:

Alternative treatments, complementary therapeutic options, or home remedies that have been listed in various sources as possibly helpful for Burns may include:

  • Selenium
  • Vitamin A
  • Aloe plant
  • Homeopathy
  • Cantharis by mouth
  • Vitamin E
  • Lavender oil
  • Nonalcoholic calendula oil spray
  • Comfrey root, calendula and plantain cream
  • Massage therapy
  • Acupressure
  • Arnica montana
  • Aromatherapy
  • High protein diet
  • Vitamin C
  • Zinc
  • Hydration
  • Omega-3 fatty acids
  • Vitamin B complex
  • Vitamin K
  • Vitamin A
  • Multivitamin supplement
  • Multimineral supplement
  • Calendula salve
  • Aloe vera gel
  • Preparation H
  • Tea tree oil and vegetable oil
  • Moist burn pad
  • Vitamin E and calendula salve
  • Cold water rinse
  • Arnica montana-by mouth
  • Keep the burn open to air
  • Tikta ghrita (bitter ghee)-topical (after initial ice or cold water treatment)
  • Cilantro poultice-topical
  • Cilantro juice-by mouth
  • Sandalwood and turmeric powder paste in aloe vera gel (after initial ice or cold water treatment)
  • Cantharis homeopathic remedy-by mouth
  • Calendula homeopathic remedy-by mouth
  • Urtica urens homeopathic remedy-by mouth
  • Rhus tox homeopathic remedy-by mouth
  • Kali bichromicum homeopathic remedy-by mouth
  • Causticum homeopathic remedy-by mouth
  • Hypericum homeopathic remedy-by mouth
  • Hamamelis homeopathic remedy-by mouth
  • Clean wound and change dressing daily
  • Zinc-by mouth
  • 2nd skin blister pads for open blister without protective skin covering
  • Salba seeds and salba seed oil
  • Potato slice
  • Pumpkin pulp
  • Onion slice
  • Vitamin E oil-topical
  • Garlic oil-topical
  • Raw chicken fat
  • Apple butter-topical
  • Apple cider vinegar-topical
  • Mud

Warning About Alternative Treatments

Always check with your doctor or qualified medical professional before using any alternative or complementary treatment, or before stopping or changing any other treatment to use alternative approaches. Some treatments or preventatives may be of dubious value, and certain alternative treatments can be dangerous in some cases.

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