Motorbike Exhaust Burn

by Robert
(Australia, Melbourne)

G'day


I remember one stupid New Year's eve out on the country block I went motorbike riding in shorts and thongs.

I decided to do a small jump, and when I landed the sand was so soft the motor bike slipped out from under me and I fell ...with the motor bike exhaust on my leg.

To my horror I burnt my leg and was in so much pain I was instantly swelling and oozing puss... sorry but its true and quite graphic.

We had some aloe vera on the farm and I sliced it open and lathered my leg with the gel.

I was taken to hospital and they washed it off and put an antiseptic (I think it was beta tide). They used distilled water and bandaged my leg up.

It was on the return to the farm I realised that the throbbing was so painful I was in even more pain than when I had the exhaust on my leg.

I decided to take off the bandages and put the aloe vera on again. It was then I felt soothing and the throbbing disappear.

I kept the cm thick gel layer on my leg for the next few weeks always making sure I had a dried out layer and always relayered with a wet gel layer of aloe vera gel scrapped straight out of the plants leaves. Within weeks the scarring disappeared.

I recommend this to anyone with burns no matter how large or small.

I have pots that grow prolifically and they don't need watering much at all, even here in southern eastern Australia.

Hope this helps anyone with pain from a burn.

Regards,
Robert


Ruth's response:
Wonderful! Thank you, Robert! I love stories like this. It reminds me of my burn to my hand just last year at Easter (story on this website with photos).

In fact, I'm using split-open aloe vera leaves on some insect bites these days that are itching like crazy. Nothing soothes like aloe vera gel!

Blessings,
& thanks for sharing,
Ruth

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Aug 29, 2014
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by: casey

I have read about exhaust burns because my husband got a bad one cleaning MY bike. I felt terrible and wanted To help. I tried The neosporin I tried aloe nothing was working till I read mustard,.yes yellow mustard from my fridge. Now he didn't want it on because it hurt so bad but when I put it on he didn't say to take it off. I know its working because he's watching tv and laughing, forgetting he has the burn. So yeah yellow mustard was the cure.

Aug 29, 2014
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exhaust burn NEW
by: casey

I have read about exhaust burns because my husband got a bad one cleaning MY bike. I felt terrible and wanted To help. I tried The neosporin I tried aloe nothing was working till I read mustard,.yes yellow mustard from my fridge. Now he didn't want it on because it hurt so bad but when I put it on he didn't say to take it off. I know its working because he's watching tv and laughing, forgetting he has the burn. So yeah yellow mustard was the cure.

Aug 29, 2014
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exhaust burn NEW
by: casey

I have read about exhaust burns because my husband got a bad one cleaning MY bike. I felt terrible and wanted To help. I tried The neosporin I tried aloe nothing was working till I read mustard,.yes yellow mustard from my fridge. Now he didn't want it on because it hurt so bad but when I put it on he didn't say to take it off. I know its working because he's watching tv and laughing, forgetting he has the burn. So yeah yellow mustard was the cure.

Apr 30, 2014
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aloe grows like crazy in shade NEW
by: robert

I used the aloe before and after the wound burst.
it sealed it from infection i believe and instantly stopped the pain.
i dont know what it is that it contains but try it...
i cant give u medical advise..
but try and wait with a little sample of fresh aloe..
it will burn if it is a fresh burn but then the pain disappears.
the hospital removed the aloe to put there liquid but the pain got worse and worse ..
so i put fresh aloe and kept applying as it got dry andkept it moist

no scar after that.


cheers hope it works......

i have a big pot that keeps getting split an dput into pots...
it is under a tree and grows rapidly and is green and plump with aloe nectar.

Apr 30, 2014
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by: shonea

After I burnt my leg the wound was burst and do I need to apply aloe vera before the wound burst or after the wood burst?

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