Blood blister is bubble of blood under the skin. It can appear on our mouth, feet, hands, near joints and bony areas. (1)
Blood blisters are usually caused by:
- frictions to the skin
- contacts with chemicals
- -medical conditions, such as chickenpox and impetigo
In this article we are going to give you 5 home remedies for blood blisters:
You can use ice to treat blood blisters. The cold constricts blood vessels and reduces the swelling and stops the internal bleeding. Put some ice in a plastic bag and wrap the bag in a towel. Apply the ice on your blood blister for 10 minutes. Repeat this twice a day.
2. Aloe Vera
We all know that Aloe Vera has cooling and soothing properties. It is antibacterial and antiviral and helps us relieve the pain. You should apply Aloe Vera gel directly on the blister and let it stay for 15 minutes. Then wash it away. (2)
Cucumber has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. It is rich in vitamin K, C and B1 which are excellent for healing skin. Cut one cucumber in slices and place them on blood blister. Secure it with a tape or bandage. Leave it for 20 minutes. Do this 3 time a day. You can also drink a cucumber juice twice a day. The results will be unbelievable.
It is known that garlic contains allin, allinase, allicin, sulphurous compounds selenium, vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin E and vitamin B.
Apply garlic oil to your blood blisters and massage gently for 5 minutes. Then leave it to stay for one hour and wash it away.
You can prepare garlic oil by heating 5 crushed garlic cloves in a cup of olive oil for 10 minutes at low heat. (3)
5. Turmeric Powder
Turmeric has anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and antiviral properties. It is extremely efficient in treating blood blister. Combine it with honey and apply it on the blisters. Let it stay for 30 minutes and rinse it off. Do this twice a day and after several uses you will see the results. (4)