A Soothing Natural Vinegar Solution For Sunburns

Use this natural vinegar solution for sunburns, a safe and low-cost way to soothe sunburns.
By the MOTHER EARTH NEWS Editors
April/May 2000
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There seem to be hundreds of good uses for vinegar. Allow me to humbly submit one more: This natural vinegar solution for sunburns is a great natural soother.
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This vinegar solution for sunburns cares for painful sunburns the natural way. 

There seem to be hundreds of good uses for vinegar. Allow me to humbly submit one more: This natural vinegar solution for sunburns is a great natural soother.

Yes, even knowing full well the pain of a good sunburn and the constant warnings to use sunscreen, I still manage to get a burn now and again, particularly on those occasions when I plan to just peek at the garden and then end up staying the entire afternoon.

All you have to do is add some vinegar to a bath (cool water, of course) or dab some of the vinegar right on the burn with a drenched cloth. You may smell like a pickle, but it'll take the sting out of the burn and you'll avoid the gooey, heavy sunburn creams.

—Kristi C.
Antigo, WI
(Country Lore, September 1993)
 








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10/7/2013 6:39:22 AM
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Aastha Mehra
10/7/2013 6:38:28 AM
Very informative post here. You can also read more at: http://loss-of-weight-allegiance.com/vinegar-health-benefits/














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