Bruises Home Remedy
The medical term of bruise is contusion. After you have been injured, your skin within just few seconds is turning into black and then fades away after a couple of days. Bruises are blue, purple, red and black marks on the skin which are results from injury. They are healing for 12 days, but if you want to get rid of the bruises earlier, then you should try some of the bruises home remedy that are given below:
Cabbage leaves: This is one of the oldest home remedies which are used for treating the bruises. This vegetable has anti-inflammatory properties and phytonutrients which are helping in the healing process. Also the Vitamin C and the Vitamin K which are excellent anti-bruising agents. Make a bruises home remedy from cabbage leaves. You will need one cabbage. You should cut off the cabbage leaves and then you should soak the leaves in hot water because they need to be softer. Then, you should use rolling pin. Make a paste from the leaves. Put the paste on the affected areas. Secure this area with gauze. Leave this paste for 30 minutes. If you want quick disappearing of your bruises, then you should repeat this bruises home remedy few times per day, until the bruises are gone.
Onions: If your skin is not cut, then you should use onions because they will give you relief from the bruises. Allicin which is component of the onions is the reason why you have tears when you cut onions. You should cut slices from the onion which are depending on the size of the bruise. Peel the slices of the onion. You should need to have enough slices for your bruises. Put the slice of the onion on the bruise and strap the slice for fifteen minutes. Also you can dip a slice from onion in apple cider vinegar. Then, you should gently rub the area of your bruises with this onion.
Toothpaste: Toothpaste is very effective home remedy which makes the swelling and discoloration to disappear really fast. Also this home remedy is very effective because it can calm the inflammation which is caused from the bruises. You will need to make a mixture from toothpaste and lotion. Before you go to the bed, you should apply this mixture on the bruised area. You should prevent staining the bedding by covering the bruised area with ace bandage. When you are awake you should wash this mixture. If you want to have quality results, then you should repeat this bruises home remedy two to three nights.
Vanilla extract: This plant is possessing lot of antioxidants and antibacterial which are helping to heal faster. This is one of the most used bruises home remedy, burns and cuts. You should use essential oil or vanilla extracts. If you want to get rid of discoloration, then you should apply these remedies directly on the bruised areas.
Witch hazel: This bruises home remedy has been used in the alternative medicine with decades for treating the skin problems. If you have bruises and minor bumps, then this is one of the best home remedies for those kinds of problems. Also this natural bruises home remedy is very effective at healing the bruises. It is speeding up the healing process.
Epsom salt: If you want to reduce the appearance of the bruises, then you should bath with Epsom salt. This kind of salt is used for relaxing the muscles. When you have bruises and when you are using Epsom salt, then you are reducing the pain and swelling which is caused by the bruises. In your warm bath water you should add 2 cups of Epsom salt. You should soak the area with the bruises until your water is cooled. Then, you should rinse the affected areas with clean water. In some cases Epsom salt bruises home remedy can make irritation on your skin and also this salt is leaving crystals on the skin surface. That is reason to clean your skin with water. You will not have magnesium crystals on your skin surface.
Cayenne pepper and Vaseline: Cayenne pepper is one of the most used bruises home remedy because it has extremely powerful healing processes. When is mixed with Vaseline, then the powerful effect of the cayenne pepper is increasing. Also Vaseline is used together with the cayenne pepper because when the cayenne pepper is applied on the skin it stings. So, the Vaseline is very effective at masking the stinging caused by cayenne pepper. You should make a mixture from these two components. You will need five tablespoons of melted Vaseline mixed with one tablespoon of cayenne pepper. You should allow this mixture to cool. When is cooled, you should apply this mixture on the bruised areas. Usually this remedy should be used 4-5 days until the bruises have disappeared. But before you start using this mixture, you should be sure that you are not allergic to cayenne pepper. If you have never tested your skin about this product, then you should apply a small part of the mixture on your skin (in small part). If you see that you are not allergic, you can use this natural bruises home remedy.
Tea bags: Tannins which is component of the tea is constricting the blood vessels when is applied to the skin. This can help to the healing process of the bruises. It stops the blood flow to the bruises which can make them discolor. This natural bruises home remedy is perfect for people who are suffering from black eye. Tea bags are perfect natural remedy for bruises because it is reducing the swelling and the pain caused by the bruises. You should soak the tea bags in warm water. Soak them for three minutes. Then, you should put the warm tea bags on the affected areas because this will help you to get rid of the discolorations. You should let this remedy to stay on your skin for few minutes. Repeat this bruises home remedy several times per day because it will help you to get rid of the bruises. You can use green and black tea bags which are perfect natural remedies for the dark spots under your skin (which in the most cases are caused by injuries).
Mullein Flowers: When mullein flowers are compressed, then it can relief the skin irritation, bruises and rashes. In one cup of boiling water you should add one tablespoon of dried mullein flowers. Let this remedy steep for few minutes. You should allow this remedy to cool and to strain. Soak the clean cotton in this mixture and apply it on the affected areas. If you want your remedy to be secured, you should wrap this cloth with a plastic wrap. You should change the cloth twice per day until your bruises are gone. When you have applied the cotton you should wring our all the excess water from the cotton.
Pineapple: Bromelain which is an enzyme found in the pineapple is affecting positive on the skin. People who are having bruises should use pineapple because it will relief their pain and swelling. Also if you want your bruise not to be visible, then you should use pineapple which is helping to disappear. You should put topical lotion directly on your skin which will help you to relief the pain and swelling caused by the bruises and also you will be safe from further forming of cloths. Also you should eat raw pineapple which can help you against the bruises. You can cut slices from the pineapple and rub on your skin (you should gently rub the slices of the pineapple). Also there is another remedy from pineapple. You can extract the juice from the pineapple with a blender and let this remedy to stay on the bruised areas. But you should not allow this juice to stay on your skin more than five minutes because this bruises home remedy can cause burns on your skin if it is left to stay more than five minutes.
Lavender: People who are using lavender for their skin have noticed positive effects. It is helping to people who are having bruises. The antibiotic and the antiseptic properties which are contained in the lavender are making it the perfect natural bruises home remedy. In one bowl of cold water you should add several drops of the lavender oil. Soak a clean cloth in this water. Apply this cloth on your skin (where you have bruises). Also you can use lavender oil which is extremely powerful for treating the pain and swelling which are caused by the bruises.
Aloe Vera: This is one of the most used home remedies for treating the bruises. Enzymes which are found in big number in the Aloe Vera are very helpful because they are speeding up the healing process and also can small the wounds. Also this kind of natural remedy can prevent bacteria to get in the bruised area and to make more serious disorders. Make a fresh gel from the Aloe Vera leaves. You should break off the tip of this herb. You should apply this bruises home remedy gel in the affected areas and let them to stay for few minutes.