Useful properties of aloe Vera
In aloe Vera include b vitamins, ascorbic acid, tocopherol and beta-carotene. In addition, it contains amino acids, minerals, enzymes and other nutrients. Because of this plant can be used for the treatment of many diseases, such as runny nose, sore throat, immune deficiency, gastritis etc, Helps aloe Vera when applied topically. It operates most effectively for acne, cuts, abrasions and burns, including deep. The juice of the plant accelerates the regeneration of tissues, so it can be used not only in fresh injuries, but also for the treatment of chronic wounds.
Treatment of deep burns by using aloe should be done with doctor's permission and under his control. Otherwise, you can bring infection in the wound or not time to notice any complications.
Treatment of burns the juice and pulp of the aloe
Treatment of first degree burn (redness of skin) it is best to start immediately after the injury. In this case, it is likely that the burn will disappear within days, leaving no trace. The damaged area should be thoroughly washed with cold water, then cut along the fleshy leaf of the plant and apply it to the wound. Most effective would be to keep aloe Vera for a few hours, having fixed it with a bandage.
As an alternative for the treatment of superficial burns, you can use the aloe juice. It is necessary to wash freshly cut leaf of the plant, cut it into small pieces and run them through a meat grinder. Next, you squeeze the juice through cheesecloth, soak the cotton pad and apply it to the wound, securing a bandage or plaster. The bandage can be removed after 6-8 hours.
In the absence of Allergy to bee products, you can use aloe juice combined with warm liquid honey (ratio 1:1).
In the presence of blisters or violation of the integrity of skin (second-degree burn) treatment it is better to sterilized the juice of aloe. For this you need to press it with a grinder or a juicer, and then boil on a slow fire for one and a half to two minutes. When the juice has cooled, you should liberally soak the gauze, then apply it to the burn and bandage. Not to miss the development of complications (and in violation of the integrity of the skin to eliminate of infection in the wound), need to change the dressing every 3-4 hours. Usually the pain goes away within the first two hours, and the final healing of burn you can expect 3-5 days.
For the treatment of deep burns (3-4 degree) aloe should not be used in the first day, and after at least 3-5 days from the moment of injury. Before this time treatment must be carried out by traditional means and only under the supervision of a specialist.