In Life, we experience bruises due to different things. In medical term we call bruises “Contusion”. Apparently bruise looks like black, purplish or a blue mark on the body part which has sustained injury. Bruise might be caused by an accident or a minor banging on table side or other objects. This black or blue mark occurs because of the damage or crushing the blood vessels, leaking of blood under the skin surface. The effect of bruises also varies from skin to skin some people have highly sensitive skin therefore there bruise might be more prominent. It takes around twelve days to two weeks for the mark to go away. One can try to get rid of bruises early by applying some natural home remedies which have no side effects on your body.
Causes of Bruises
Banging or bumping against something
Symptoms due to Bruise
Mark on the skin (blue, purple, green or black)
Pain and swelling on the affected area
Home Remedies for Bruises
Natural Home Remedies To Get Rid of Bruises
Let Handle it the Cool Way & Use Ice
By instantly applying ice pack or ice to your injury or bruises make the wound numb. It brings you a quick relief from pain for few minutes. Till you get some medical aid.
The Magical Comfrey Leaves
Make a paste out of fresh comfrey leaves and apply it on your blackish bruise. After a few minutes or so apply the paste again and let it dry. When wound dries out clean it up with warm water.
Yes!!! Parsley Works
We all have parsley leaves at home to make our food tastier. It is interesting to know that by crushing parsley and applying it to your bruised area can heal it quickly. It also makes it go away faster.
Comforting bath using witch hazel accelerates blood circulation and heals wound.
Granny says “Cabbage”
Fruit and vegetable have helped in healing various human diseases. Here is another way they have been useful. Cabbage leaves help in lessening in swelling of bruises. Apply macerated leaves of cabbage to make speedy recovery from the injury.
Extracts from bilberries can help in making the mark disappear early. Also improves your level of vitamin C.
Cayenne Pepper & Vaseline is a Great Combination
By taking one part of cayenne pepper and mixing it in five parts of Vaseline properly. Now apply the mixture to the affected area where the wound exists can help heal injury. Keeping in mind that mixture is cold.
What I Suggest is Lavender Oil
Lavender oil also helps in healing wounds and bruises. Method to use is by putting few drop of oil in cold water and applying it to bruise with the help of cotton or clean cloth will help in making the swelling go away. And the cold water will give a soothing effect from pain.
Take a bundle of tea bags and soak them in warm water for a while. Then apply them to the bruise it will give a relief from pain.
The Gooey Aloe Vera
Squeeze the gel from aloe Vera leaves and apply it the injury. The gel will help in get rid of pain and swelling.
We all have eggs at home. Here is another use of egg other than making your hunger go away. Boil the egg for six to seven minutes remove it from flame. Now take the peel off the egg and rub it against the bruise. Rubbing will help heal the wound and swelling.
Warm Water will relieve you A lot
Doctors and physicians always suggest washing the bruise before applying anything to it. Best way is by washing it with Luke warm water. One can take cotton and dip it in Luke warm water and message it around the bruise will help in healing pain and swelling.
Just the thought of pineapple brings water to your mouth. Here is an interesting fact about pineapple it cures bruises. By eating pineapple and drinking fresh pineapple juice will help in curing wounds.
Easily Available Garlic
Garlic contains unique properties. And one of them is it contains antibiotic properties. By consuming one or two raw garlic cloves can help get rid of bruises very quickly.
Apply vanilla extract to the injury it will help in reducing swelling and also give relief from burning of bruise.
Take the inner part of an Onion and apply it your bruise will help in curing it. Avoid it if your bruises are bleeding.
Take few Mullein flowers and precipitous them in olive oil. Bring the oil to room temperature before applying it to your bruise. The remedy will help in lessening the dark spot and decrease the swelling of bruises.
The Citrus Fruits
Citrus fruits are rich in Vitamin C the help in increasing the elasticity of skin and strengthening of veins and attires. There by consuming fruits rich in citrus help and give a fast relief from bruises. Fruits such as Oranges, apples, finger lime, and so many more are very helpful.