Baking soda, made into a paste, makes an excellent natural remedy for a burn. Baking soda is especially suited for burns that happen in the kitchen as it is so handy!
As with all burns it is important to cool the burn first. Hold the burn in cool water to remove the heat. Next mix equal parts of water and baking soda in a bowl. Spread the baking soda paste onto the burn. As the paste dries out the pain will probably return. When this happens, rinse the baking soda off of the burn and reapply fresh paste.
If you will be unable to reapply the baking soda paste, covering the area with plastic wrap will keep the paste moist while you sleep or continue working.
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