Remedies for Sunburn


A day at the beach can sometimes leave us with red, irritated, and sunburned skin.

Fortunately, nature's pharmacy comes to the rescue with plenty of simple and effective of natural skin care remedies to choose from.

Listed below are some remedies that we carry here at Herbal Path that you can try to help with your sun burns!

Aloe Vera

To treat sunburn with Aloe Vera, simply apply a thin layer of Aloe Vera gel to sunburned skin. To relieve the pain of all-over sunburn, add a cup or two of aloe vera juice to a tub of lukewarm water and take a soothing soak

Apple Cider Vinegar

Another great home remedy for sunburn, Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV) helps ease sunburn pain, itching, and inflammation. Gently pat undiluted ACV on skin to give relief from sunburn. Leave it on to help prevent blistering and peeling. For all over sunburns, pour 1 cup of Apple Cider Vinegar in cool bath water. After soaking, gently pat skin dry and apply ACV directly to affected areas.

Coconut Oil

Coconut oil helps soothe and speed the healing of minor burns including sunburn. Simply apply coconut oil to skin after showering. Daily use can help strengthen skin and protect it from the damaging rays of the sun.

Tea Tree Oil

Tea Tree oil is probably on of the lesser known home remedies for sunburn. However, its analgesic properties make tea tree very effective at reducing the pain and inflammation of minor burns, including sunburns.

Lavender Oil

Lavender oil is one of the best home remedies for sunburn. Known for its regenerative properties, lavender oil effectively soothes the pain and speeds the healing of sunburn. Lavender oil also one of the few essential oils that you can apply directly to the skin without diluting in a carrier oil.

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