I remember my grandparents telling me to do this. It turns out butter actually traps heat under the skin and could actually make the burn do deeper damage. Cool water is always a much better alternative. For a more serious burn, you should always get medical help.
6. When you get a small simple burn, should you put butter on it?
About the Author: Dr. Lonna Denny
Dr. Lonna Denny’s passion in life is to help people enjoy the best health possible so they can enjoy the best life possible. Opening the San Francisco Spine Pain Relief Center, a Denny Chiropractic Corp. in 2002 gave her the opportunity to help people recover from their injuries and get back to what they enjoy doing. Since then she has helped countless people including many professional athletes, recover from injuries to the spine and extremities using chiropractic Diversified Technique, Active Release Techniques, and the cold laser.