Coconut milk to cure sunburn

Coconut milk has anti-inflammatory properties that can cure various skin ailments. Turmeric is an anti-septic and has properties that can soothe the skin. This homemade lotion can be applied both as a prevention and as a cure for sunburn with no side effect of any sort.

How to use coconut milk to treat sunburns – DIY

  • 2 tablespoons Grated coconut
  • 1 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  1. We would make a milk lotion of sorts to cure sun burn. Take half a coconut and turmeric powder to get this lotion done.
  2. Grate half a coconut with a coconut grater. You can also cut the coconut flesh into pieces and then blend it.
  3. You will get such flower like grated coconut flesh.
  4. Squeeze the grated coconut kernel and extract milk.
  5. Add a teaspoon of turmeric powder to the milk.
  6. Mix well to get the lotion.

Directions for use:

Apply this all over the affected are twice or thrice daily (or even more) till you find relief.

This lotion soothes skin and cures sun burn.

Ramya Srinivasan, PDGBA, earned her Master’s degree in Business. As a result of her passion in native medicine, she got her Diploma in Traditional Siddha Medicine from Bharat Sevak Samaj registered under the Indian Planning Commission. She is certified by Stanford University School of Medicine in Introduction to Food and Health.