Information on Sunburn

DescriptionA sunburn is a burn caused by exposure to the sunor other ultraviolet light. Sunburns can cause redness, heat, and pain. Blistering can also occur in severe burns. It is better to avoid a sunburn through the use of sunscreen and protective clothing, as sunburns can result in an increased likelihood of developing skin cancer and other diseases.
Treatment PlanSunburn is best treated with soothing and anti-inflammatory herbs in an oil or cream applied topically.

Herbal Remedies for Sunburn

HerbTreatment SupportApplication
Aloe Veracooling emollientfresh leaf, gel
St. John's Wortanti-inflammatoryoil externally
Chamomile, Romananti-inflammatorycream externally