I was cooking organic yams in the toaster oven the other day and I reached in to adjust them. In the process, the top of one of my knuckle touched the burner coil. OMG —>> OUCH!
Step 1: Remain calm.
Step 2: Cut a piece of fresh aloe. (Filet the aloe, dig out the insides… put on burn… cover with bandage.)
Phew… feels better instantly.
Every kitchen needs an aloe plant for burns and every home, in general, needs an aloe plant for skin boo-boos, beauty, and even consuming internally to help fight wrinkles. Yes, internally to fight wrinkles. Who knew?!
Bonus: Aloe plants are the easiest things to keep alive. They pretty much require nothing but some sun. I rarely water mine.
I have aloe plants on my patio, too. I might have gotten a bit carried away, getting four of them, but since they’re easy to keep alive, who cares?
Mom has aloe growing in her backyard. From the looks of her aloe plant, it’s competing with her citrus orchard. ;)
Oh, and having organic lavender essential oil on hand is a must, too. I bought this one from MountainRose.
So the moral of the story is… have fresh aloe available and life will be good.