How to Use Coconut Oil for Treating Sunburn and What Are the Benefits?

How to use coconut oil for treating sunburn?

Coconut oil is one of the few plant sources of saturated fats, including lauric acid and other unique combinational fatty acids that can help relieve the pain of dry skin caused by sunburn or weather in general.

There is a variety of ways in which coconut oil can be used to relieve sunburned skin rather than being just a burn preventive.

Following are simple steps to use coconut oil to cure your sunburn:

  1. Apply a damp washcloth
  2. Use vitamin E oil for deep moisture
  3. Apply aloe vera to soothe the sting
  4. Take a good old-fashioned bath
  5. Rehydrate and medicate

Coconut oil can also be combined with other household ingredients in one of the following variants:

  1. Aloe vera and lavender oil
  2. Castor oil and essential oils
  3. Essential oil
  4. Shea butter, avocado oil, sesame oil, aloe vera gel and carrot seed oil (DIY sunscreen)
  5. Tea tree oil (for sunburned itch)
  6. Apple cider vinegar
  7. Honey, sea buckthorn oil and aloe vera gel
  8. Sandalwood pack
  9. Camphor

What are the benefits of coconut oil for sunburn?

Some of the benefits include:

  1. A reduction in “heat”
  2. Faster healing of the burn
  3. Elimination of wrinkles or scars
  4. Pain elimination
  5. Blood flow stimulation
  6. Moisturizing of the skin
  7. Preventing of skin flaking
  8. Lessening itching

Consult your doctor if the burn becomes severe or these remedies don’t give relief.

Keyword: coconut oil sunburn

* The Content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.