13 Foods That Fight Sunburn

Soothe—or prevent—scorching sunburn with common kitchen ingredients.

By Leah Zerbe


Calendula is absolutely packed with anti-inflammatory ingredients to help ease burns away/11. Calendula

Sunburn-fighting effect: This easy-to-grow plant is packed with anti-inflammatory properties that ease burns, including sunburn.

Utilize it! Make a poultice of calendula blossoms and apply to sunburn to help accelerate healing.

Learn More: Unlock the Healing Power of Herbs! 

Photo: Christa Neu