Garlic burns are some of the most common burns that people suffer from in the kitchen. In fact, many people think that garlic burns are harmless. However, this is not true. Garlic burns can be caused by ingredients other than garlic, but garlic burns can also be dangerous. In this blog post, we will explore the different types of garlic burns, how to treat garlic burns, and how to avoid garlic burns altogether.
On many occasions when you are physically contacted with garlic, you can feel it burn your skin, and you can feel like it gets burning and allergic, similar to when you contact with hot peppers. In fact, this is a garlic-burning phenomenon, your skin get damaged when in contact for too long. So how you can prevent yourself from getting garlic burning and are there any methods to comfort your skin when it got burned? Garlic Burn: A Home Remedy Gone Wrong This blog will give you the most proper answers:
Why Garlic Burning Our Skin
The oils in garlic have a high concentration of sulfur, which allows the garlic to fight off bacteria, viruses, and microbes. However, this sulfur content can also make the garlic and its oils very irritating to your skin. When garlic is crushed, its oils are emitted and vaporized into the air. If a person swallows the oil, it can damage the mucous membranes and cause irritation in the throat and stomach. Swallowing garlic oil or vapor can also cause painful burns to the mouth, lips, and throat. To prevent garlic burns, it is best to crush the garlic first. Then, you can allow the garlic to sit for 15 minutes so that the garlic’s oils can evaporate into the air. Eating or drinking crushed garlic after that time will not have any oils that can be harmful to your health.
With bacteria and infection resistance, garlic also knew for the benefit of beauty treatments and acne treatments that are highly effective. However, if you don’t know how to use garlic properly, you can get serious skin burning and suffer other skin damage. This phenomenon is called chemical burn. The main reason to get skin burned is the diallyl disulfide chemical that existed in garlic, this chemical compound causes extremely strong allergic, especially with very sensitive skins. If this chemical compound contact with any open wounds or scratches will cause your skins to become much more sensitive, leading to more allergic contact dermatitis. This phenomenon causes your skins to have spontaneous pain and heating pain, and it very annoying. If cannot handle it at times, leading to the patient can get more serious skin infections
3 Steps Of Garlic Burning Treatments Methods:
If you get garlic burning Skin, here are some home remedies you can try:
- Apply water to the burn wound
- Apply ice for cooling the burn
- Clean The Burned Injury With Medical Salt Waters
- Treat the Burned wounds with natural herbs at home
Step 1: Cooling of the burn wound
To treat and care for the standard burned injury, the first technique is you need to comfort the burned injury part to suppress the pain and therefore prevent the burn from further spreading. Uses cool water around 20 to 60 degrees to constantly wash on or use a towel covered in extremely cool water to apply on the skin. When your skin got burned it will become denser but also become thinner at the same time, therefore, the process of comforting the skin does not happen for long, you need to repeatedly interrupt each for 1 to 2 minutes. Besides, you shouldn’t apply extremely cold water or cold ice to cool down the burned skin because it can be caused another cold burn, making the conditions more worst
Step 2: Clean The Burned Injury With Medical Salt Waters
After your burned injury feels comfortable you can clean it off with medical salt water to prevent bacterial infections on the skin, speed up the treatment process
Step 3: Treat the Burned wound with natural herbs at home
After completing the two first treatment methods, you need to use burn ointment and apply it on the skin surfaces to treat the burn. If in the cases you don’t have burn ointment, you can use this natural medication below:
- Treat with Kalanchoe Pinnata plant: You need to take 2 to 3 fresh leaves clean them off with water and pound it off together. Apply the mixed material to the burned skin and let it stay there for a few 30 minutes. Repeat this treatment until the burn completely heal
- Treat with Zingiberaceae plant: You need to peel this plant, clean it with water, and completely crush it. Apply it on the burned skin. This way will effectively treat the burn without leaving any scars after it healed. You also repeatedly apply this method until it heals
- Treat with Aloe Vera plant: Aloe vera gel help to heal burned injury effectively. However, you need to clean off aloe vera resin when you collected it or else it will cause you itching. Apply on your face for around 10 to 15 minutes, use every day until the burn completely heals
How To Avoid Getting Burn When Using Garlic
When you peel large amounts of garlic, they will burn your finger skin, causing annoying aches. To prevent this issue, you simply avoid direct contact with garlic. And it is best to crush the garlic first. Then, you can allow the garlic to sit for 15 minutes so that the garlic’s oils can evaporate into the air. Eating or drinking crushed garlic after that time will not have any oils that can be harmful to your health.
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In addition, Every time you begin to peel garlic, make sure to use nylon gloves, if in the case this gloves caused trouble in peeling garlic, you can try to buy medical plastic gloves instead. Or you can use garlic peeling techniques that don’t require to use of hands or uses garlic peeling tools such as the plastic rubber
And with the beauty treatments techniques using garlic, we highly suggest that you need to use a minimal amount of piece of garlic on sensitive skin such as under the chin to test if your chin skin begins to feel aches or pain, then you need to stop using garlic.
Another warning is that you shouldn’t constantly use garlic too much, you need to apply garlic onto your face 2 to 3 times every each week, do not keep garlic on the skin structures for too long, only a few 5 to 10 minutes then you can clean it off with waters. It is absolutely not recommended to apply garlic to open wounds The chemical burn phenomenon caused by garlic at low levels is just inches of your skin, if heating you can take care of yourself at home like the guides above. If the burned conditions get worst besides inching pain, if swelling and blisters appear, you should go to medical facilities for suitable examinations and treatments
When To Seek Medical Help.
If you’re experiencing pain that is not relieved by medication or treatment, OR If you experience a sudden change in your health, such as a fever or severe headache, you should consult a doctor. Medical attention may be necessary to rule out serious health problems. Using a doctor or other healthcare professional is the best way to find out what is causing your symptoms and get the right treatment. A doctor can prescribe medications, refer you to a specialist, or refer you to an appropriate clinic.
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