Bruise is a common skin injury for many people. They happen for numerous reasons and they are treated in numerous methods. They look bad on the body of everyone, but also can be painful.
Bruise or contusion is discoloration of the skin triggered by the disruption of subcutaneous blood vessels due to certain injury. They generally have a reddish color, which gradually becomes bluish and greenish-yellow.
Bruises are probably the most common injury, this is very unlikely that somebody among us has not experienced some form of bruises. Bruises are minor injuries and in many cases, there is no need of special treatment for them. They are some natural remedies/tips which can reduce the risks inflammation and assist you for faster healing and for their prevention, if they are used on time.
If the appearance of bruises is without reason, then they must be taken seriously. Certain medical conditions such as diabetes can cause bruising for instance, so if you get bruise without injury you need to see your doctor right away.
So, like we mention above, bruises may appear from numerous reasons and they are different methods for their treatment. In this short article, we bring you some tips which will help you in their treatment.
1. Ice And Vitamin C
One of the best things you can do is to immediately put ice wrapped in a cloth. Be persistent, keep the ice in place of impact (obviously, do not overdo it, to avoid frostbite tissue) and the next day the bruins will be less noticeable or will not shown up at all, also, the spot will swell less. Ice not only soothes the pain, however also slows down the flow of lymph and blood through the blood vessels, so it prevents bruising. In addition, consume drinks abundant in vitamin C.
Pineapple is exceptional for treating bruises. Press a piece of pineapple on the bruise and hold it or you can wrap it if bruise spot allows you. Pineapple contains the enzyme, which speeds up the absorption of hematoma.
3. Butter, Castor Oil And Apple Vinegar
You can put butter on bruise to help with swelling, along with castor oil, which will also help the bruise to quickly disappear. Apple vinegar improves circulation and it can help in treatment with bruises, just slightly dilute it with warm water first and rub gentle on your skin couple of times a day.
If you already have a bruise, depends by your needs, cook 1 or few unpeeled potatoes then peel them and mash them. Add 1 tbsp. honey and half small cup with warm water and mix them well. Put this mix on a bruise and cover the area, if you can and keep it for a minimum of 30 minutes. Repeat this few times daily and the next day the bruise will disappear.
Cut onions into slices and place one piece on the bruise and hold it for 4-5 minutes. Repeat this as often as you can during the day. The next day the visibility of the bruise will be cut in half.
6. Arnica Ointment
This herb stimulates circulation and speeds up the healing of wounds as well as softens the skin.