How Did They Treat Burns on the Oregon Trail?

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How pioneers treated burns on the Oregon Trail is a little less traditional then how we would treat them today. Pioneers who were lucky enough to have eggs on their journey would coat the burn with egg whites. Those who did not would use things like animal fat, beeswax that was thinned with turpentine, and axle grease.
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Wash it in cold water. cover it in honey and egg whites or aloe. continually wash it and soak it in egg whites. More info: People also (mistakenly) believed putting butter on a burn
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1. Run the burn under cool water for 15 to 20 minutes. If you don't have running water on the trail, simply put the burned hand in a basin of cool water for 15 to 20 minutes. 2. Remove
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For the most part Indians helped the pioneers find there way to the Oregon Territory. Some did attack the wagons but the Indians were more interested in getting the white people through
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Run the burn under cool water for 15 to 20 minutes. If you don't have running water on the trail, simply put the burned hand in a basin of cool water for 15 to 20 minutes. Remove
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