Treat the skin liberally with cucumber juice to reduce heat and soothe soreness.
Infusion of either lavender, nettle, elderflowers or chamomile in water or milk are also
soothing and healing. Potato juice or raw grated potato, ordinary black tea, distilled witch
hazel, 1 teaspoon of cider vinegar to 30ml of water, or a mixture of olive oil and glycerin
can also be used for their soothing and cooling properties.
Lavender Sunburn Oil
6 teaspoons (30ml) olive oil
4 tablespoons (60ml) cider vinegar
˝ teaspoon iodine tincture
10-15 drops essential oil of lavender
Mix ingredients together and keep in screw top bottle.
Apply gently and liberally to heal and soothe the skin.