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Home Remedies For Bruises - Alleviate Swelling Naturally

Author : Dr Easton Patrick

Bruises are nothing but a kind of injury and each and every person has experienced it in one or other form. It is a minor injury and in many cases no treatment is required. Basically it is a skin injury which causes temporary discoloration of the skin. Usually at the affected area the blood is collected and results into the discoloration of the skin. It is also known as Contusion or Ecchymosis.

Usually the persons who are involved in some physical activities suffer from bruises. Kids may also get affected by the Bruises as they are very much active. Bruises are not a very serious health problem and you can take the help of home remedies for bruises to easily get rid from the bruises. It is very hard to know about the treatment as well as the cause of the bruises but home remedies for bruises will help you to reduce its symptoms like swelling and soreness. Bruises may affect any one irrespective of their age or gender. But of all children are more prone to bruising as they remain busy in doing physical activities and may cause minor injuries. Among the sports person the boxer are more at risk of bruises and among them the formation of bruises is inevitable. Some of the important home remedies for bruises are:

1. You can apply uncooked egg on the affected area. You will get immediate relief from the bruises.

2. Application of ice packs is the most well known home remedies for bruises. Apply directly on the affected area. It prevents further build up of the blood and also reduces the swelling of the affected area.

3. One of the widely accepted home remedies for bruises is the raw onion. Apply this home remedy directly on the spot of the bruises but try to avoid if there is any cut on your skin.

4. Cabbage is very much effective in treating the bruises as it is medically proven to have anti-inflammatory properties. So apply it to the affected part of the bruises so that it may help our body to alleviate the bruising.

5. A nutrient, zinc is very effective remedy for bruises. It is very good for alleviating swelling so you must take 50 to 100 milligrams of zinc a day.

6. You can also apply apple cider vinegar and cold water on the affected area to get relief from the bruises.

7. You should take the diet rich in vitamin C and iron and also eat fresh fruits and vegetables.

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