BURNS: Second degree. Pain relief & rapid wound healing with wheatgrass extract

Cold water should not be used to treat superficial or second degree burns such as sunburn because it does little to soothe pain, reduce skin damage or assist healing.

By comparison, wheatgrass extract (e.g. Dr Wheatgrass Skin Recovery Spray) helps relieve pain quickly, reduces inflammation and hastens recovery, even for radiotherapy and laser burns.


1. Immediately spray (or apply any Dr Wheatgrass product, including the Supershots) over the burn/scald area then cover it with a light dressing. If possible, immediately seek medical advice. (Bioactives (ligands) in the extract are rapidly absorbed through the skin where they help ease pain, reduce inflammation, prevent infection and restore lost connections between the affected area and the brain.)

2. Remove clothing, jewellery or other items carefully from around the burnt area. If the burn is caused by boiling fat, molten plastic etc., carefully remove as much as possible with a clean cloth. Apply the burn spray over and around the affected area and immediately seek medical attention.

3.  Do NOT soak the burn in cold water.
Cooling reduces blood circulation to the burn area, so avoid applying ice or cold water to the burn. Instead, use wheatgrass extract to help increase blood supply to the burn area and to re-connect dysfunctional cellular receptors to the brain. (Read more)

4.  If necessary, use a very light dressing such as gauze or clean cotton to cover lightly over the burn.

5.  Give pain-killers (analgesics) but bear in mind that the wheatgrass extract itself will help reduce or eliminate pain.

Dr. Chris Reynolds.

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