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(@absleath)
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14/01/2021 9:40 pm  

I feel like I post a lot here but not always the best at giving advice to others.

What do people think about using lavender on their burns? My dressings are being changed every 3 days so in-between showering and getting the dressings changed I’ve found rubbing lavender lotion onto the burns quite relieving of both pain and itching. Is this recommended? Does anybody else use it?


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(@polski)
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Joined:3 years  ago
Posts: 30
21/01/2021 1:20 pm  

Hi Absleath,

I have never used Lavender oil on my burns but I have been told in the past that it is something you can put on a minor burn which have already healed over.. not something that is recommended for open wounds or larger burns.  Not sure if that is helpful and I am not a burn professional.. I would recommend discussing this with your burns team.

Best wishes,


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