Natural Sunburn Remedy   


Natural Sunburn Remedy Recipe using Sanatio Naturalis Essential Oils. 

We all know we shouldn’t get burnt but somehow, sometimes we get caught out and get our skin red and sore and burnt raw. If this happens to you there are some natural remedies you can try. 

A natural cooling agent, Peppermint oil works as a pain killer and provides relief for tender sunburn with its cooling sensation. Diluted with Aloe Vera or other oils, it can be applied topically as a paste directly onto the burnt skin for immediate relief. And your sun burn will heal faster too, due to Peppermints antimicrobial properties, it speeds up skin healing, allowing your body to recover faster.

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Photography by Mark Colliton London UK

How to use Sanatio Naturalis Peppermint Therapeutic grade Essential Oil this summer: 

Natural Sunburn remedy: 

  • Mix 1- 2 drops of Peppermint essential oil and 1-2 tsp of Aloe Vera gel together. Apply the cooling paste gently over your sun-damaged skin to soothe the burns – Peppermint (SSP £15). Apply regularly morning and night
  • Mix 2 – 3 drops of Peppermint essential oil and 2 teaspoons of Aloe Vera into 1 cup of oatmeal, then throw it into a warm bath and soak 

Cooling Spritz mix:

  • Simply mix 2 to 3 drops of Peppermint oil with a cup full of water and spritz liberally whenever you like to cool down

Clear Headaches: 

  • Peppermint oil helps with headaches and migraines which may be exacerbated by the sun and squinting so it’s an excellent natural treatment. 
  • Source: The Neurological Clinic – University of Kiel, Germany, conducted a study where essential oils were applied to the forehead and temples for pain relief. They ascertained that a combination of oils, including Peppermint oil had “significant analgesic effect with a reduction in sensitivity to headaches.” * Neurological Clinic at the University of Kiel, Germany, double-blind test conducted on 32 subjects. (Jun 14 1994)


Select from Sanatio Naturalis pure essential oils (10ml): Lavender (SSP £22), Lemon (SSP £15), Orange (SSP £15), Peppermint (SSP £15), Cypress (SSP £16),Ylang Ylang (SSP £18), Tea Tree (SSP £16), Rosemary (SSP £16), Eucalyptus (SSP £15), Frankincense (SSP £26), Geranium (SSP £20) or Ginger (SSP £18)

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