Bites, burns, digestive difficulties, heat stroke… The summer is conducive to small sores but natural remedies can be used to treat them. In this article, you will discover nine of them.
1. A wasp sting
Lavender essential oil is known for the bites because it is analgesic thanks to its linalool content.
Just apply it pure, at the rate of one drop directly on the sting. If the surface to be treated is larger, dilute it in a vegetable oil.
2. A sunburn
Without sun protection and in case of prolonged or repeated exposure, sunburn can appear on the skin and be painful.
Aloe vera gel, healing, analgesic and moisturizing, is a good remedy. Apply it directly to the burn, and cover with a bandage.
3. A burn
With the summer season, the barbecues are numerous but beware a burn can quickly appear.
In this case, apply a slice of raw potato peeled and washed directly on the burn: it will relieve the pain immediately.
4. Digestive pain
Excesses meals are frequent during holidays, one benefits from the life and the pleasures at the table! Increased consumption of raw vegetables can also promote digestive pain.
To soothe them, an infusion of basil will relieve gastric disturbances and prevent nausea thanks to its antispasmodic properties.
5. Aches and pains
Visits, hikes, walks, etc. put the muscles of the body to the test, especially if you are sedentary the rest of the year. Dilute 20 drops of essential oil of rosemary in shower gel before adding it to the bath water in which you will dive 10 to 20 minutes. You can also use arnica oil in massages on painful areas.
6. Foot fungus
High temperatures in summer and the humidity due to the baths (pool or sea) favor the proliferation of fungi and the appearance of mycosis. To prevent and treat them, pour two tablespoons of baking soda (antibacterial) in a basin of warm water and soak your feet for about fifteen minutes.
7. Digestive pains
Holidays are synonymous with long journeys with sometimes discomfort, even nausea.
Drop a drop of lemon or ginger essential oil on a sugar ½ hour before departure and then munch it.
Variation: 1 drop of ginger, 1 drop of peppermint in 1 tbsp. coffee and vegetable oil to apply massage on the neck, at the height of the carotid.
8. Puffy eyes
A summer evening that ended late or was a little over-watered (or both) gives the appearance of puffy eyes. Blueberry floral water will decongest swollen areas thanks to its circulatory properties.
9. A cut or graze
The cuts arrive throughout the year but may be more present in the summer because we have more time to cook and ventures further outdoors (near barbed wire for example).
Honey is a good remedy because it is an excellent healing. Apply it on the cut in thick layer and renew every 2 hours.
In this article, you have discovered nine natural remedies for summer problems and hopefully, your summer will be even better now!
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