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The information provided on this site is provided for educational purposes only, and is not intended as medical advice. Should you have any serious health concerns, you should always check with your health care practitioner before self-administering any natural remedy.


Sunburn is caused by overexposure to the sun's UV rays (or those of a tanning bed) which cause the skin to become red, warm and tender to the touch. A more serious sunburn can include extreme redness, swelling and blisters and may be accompanied by nausea or chills. Most sunburns appear 1 to 24 hours following intensive exposure, and last for up to three days.

Essential Oils Suggested for Treatment:

Chamomile , Lavender

Suggestions for Use:
  • Add a few drops of essential oil to a carrier oil and lightly and gently massage the area
  • Add 10 drops of essential oil to the bath and soak for fifteen minutes or until relief is felt




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