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Burns, an Easily Prepared Remedy for

Categories: Unclassified Remedies

"Spread pure lard, or any unsalted
grease over burned surface: cover thickly with flour and wrap with soft

cloth after pain has ceased. Remove the flour and spread again with lard

or vaselin. Sprinkle over with boracic acid powder and wrap up." This is

an old tried remedy and one we all know to be good. The grease helps to

lessen the smarting, while the boracic acid is a good antiseptic and keeps

the air out.