IS THERE A WAY TO MAKE A BRUISE GO AWAY FASTER?

(Last Updated: Sep 14, 2007)


Health advice to cure bruises

  • Take vitamin K or alfalfa tablets which regulate blood clotting.
  • Vitamin C helps in the process of healing and internal hemorrhage.
  • Mix 5 parts of melted Vaseline and 1 part of cayenne pepper and apply it to the area.
  • Prepare comfrey tea and soak a washcloth in it and apply it to the bruised area. it reduces pain and restores skin color.
  • The homeopathic medicine Arnica can be lightly rubbed on the area. It will reduce inflammation and improve blood circulation. Arnica 30 pills can also be taken three times daily at an interval of 8 hours to reduce pain and speed up the healing process.
  • Make a plaster of comfrey leaves and apply it to the bruise. You can wash it away with an antiseptic lotion dissolved in water and apply a fresh one twice daily.
  • Cabbage can also be applied on the bruises as it contains anti-inflammatory properties.
  • Witch hazel bath will improve blood circulation and carries stringent.
  • Make a paste of turmeric powder with water and apply it on the bruise. Turmeric is a natural antiseptic and fastens up the healing process.
  • You can bathe the bruise with lukewarm water and cover it with a bandage to prevent injuries.

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