Every year approximately 70 lakhs of burn injury cases are recorded in India. Burn injuries can affect anyone, anytime. These wounds are caused due to several factors such as- coming in contact with fire or hot liquid, skin damage due to sunburn, chemical burns, etc.
1) Plusta (First degree burn)- these types of burns only affect the epidermal or outer most layers of your skin. Occurs when your skin is exposed to the harmful UV rays of the sun.
2) Durdagdha (Second degree burn)- affects the dermis or second layer of the skin.
3) Samyagdagdha (Third degree burn)- when the injury extends beyond the dermis and penetrates deeper tissues.
4) Atidagdha (Fourth degree burn)- this type of injury causes damage to the hypodermis. The muscles, veins, nerves, and even bones are severely damaged.
Ayurvedic Approach to Heal Burn Injuries-
Skin burns, whether minor or major, leaves behind ugly, unsightly scars. These are often disturbing and upsetting. One way you can get rid of the pain and these burn scars is by adopting an Ayurvedic approach. Ayurveda uses natural ingredients, herbs and medicated oils, packed with anti-inflammatory healing properties to offer quick relief from the pain-
Ayurveda thus aids in pain management for burn injuries by offering natural remedies that are safe and easily accessible.