Sunburn and prickly heat

Sunburn or erythema is a redness of the skin occurring in patches of variable sizes and shapes due to excessive exposure to sunlight.

Water Treatments

1. Starch bath daily for 3-5 days.

2, Bathe with rain water. Powder with starch or gewgaw after the bath.

Herbal Medications

1. Alusiman leaves

ü Extract juice from the leaves.

ü Apply on the prickly heat after the starch bath.

2. Bayabas leaves

ü If there is infection, boil 1 cup of chopped leaves in one gallon of water. Add 2 gallons of cold water.

ü Bathe with this decoction.

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