23 Aug 4+ Essential Oils For Sunburn Relief
Quick List of the Best Essential Oils for Sunburn Relief
Check out these 7 amazing types of sunburn. #3 will blow your mind! No we’re just kidding, we aren’t sold out to Distractify or BuzzFeed but what we are going to do is to provide you with a remedy of that sunburn that you just at the beach. So without any further ado. Let’s take a look at some of the essential oils for sunburn!
Aside from healing first or second degree sunburn and creating a soothing effect, lavender oil also manages to leave behind a very sweet-smelling scent, making it worthy of being mentioned in the list. Furthermore, studies have suggested that lavender can treat a variety of different disorders ranging from anxiety stress to insomnia.
Geranium is as similar to lavender oil as it gets. In fact, it’s even safe to say that it’s like the brother of lavender oil as they share the same properties. It has a soothing effect, is used in aromatherapy, leaves a sweet-smelling scent and is used in treating insomnia and stress-related anxiety too. If you aim to create a more intense remedy to treat your sunburn, we’d recommend adding geranium and lavender oil drops along with a tablespoon of carrier oil such as olive or grapeseed oil.
Tea Tree Oil
Aside from providing you with the relief of the burning sensation of a sunburn, tea tree oil also aids in tissue regeneration, speeding up recovery and healing process around burn, making it one of the essential oils for sunburn in a true sense. It also provides more than a few benefits on the side such as removing toenail fungus (when applied), reducing cold sores, treating chickenpox and many more.
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Due to it’s anti inflammatory, antibacterial and antifungal properties, chamomile essential oil is effective against sunburn since it takes away the burning sensation caused due to inflammation, as well as a whole lot of infections and other bacterial activity in other areas of your body that can lead to a more serious disorder in its later stages. While the two varieties of chamomile essential oil (Roman and German) are quite similar in their medicinal properties, we lean towards German chamomile oil due to it’s better anti-inflammatory properties.