Home Remedy for Sunburn | Prickly Heat Treatment

Sunburn or erythema is a redness of the skin occurring in patches of variable sizes and shapes due to excessive exposure to sunlight.

How to Heal a Sunburn | Water Treatments

  1. Starch bath daily for 3-5 days.
  2. Bathe with rain water. Powder with starch or gawgaw after the bath.

How to Heal a Sunburn | Herbal Treatments

  1. Alusiman leaves (Scientific name: Portulaca olearacea L.; English: Purslane)
    • Extract juice from the leaves. Apply on the prickly heat after the starch bath.
  2. Bayabas leaves (Scientific name: Psidium guajava L.; English: Guava)
    • If there is infection, boil 1 cup of chopped leaves in one gallon of water. Add 2 gallons of cold water. Bathe with this decoction.

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