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Here’s a do-it-yourself recipe to ease the pain: Steep a couple chamomile tea bags in two cups of hot water for 10 minutes. Once the water cools, pour it into a spray bottle, and chill it in the fridge. Then, spritz it onto your burned skin as often as you need to. You can also soak a washcloth in it and use it as a cool compress. It’ll work, because chamomile contains anti-inflammatory compounds that help reduce pain and redness. You can even find skin creams containing chamomile. It’s one of the most ancient medicinal herbs known to mankind. Plus, chamomile has antioxidants that help the skin heal. According to Case Western Reserve University, sipping chamomile tea – or even eating the leaves – has been used for centuries to treat wounds, ulcers, skin irritations, bruises, and burns. And chamomile has been used externally to treat diaper rash, ear and eye infections, and poison ivy. All that from the chamomile plant! Now go and impress your friends.

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