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Home Remedies For Cuts

Home Remedies For Cuts

  1. Beta-carotene. Take 25,000 international units a day.
  2. Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine). Take 50 milligrams a day
  3. Vitamin C. Take 3,000 to 5,000 milligrams a day.
  4. Vitamin E. Take 400 international units a day
  5. Zinc. Take 50 to 100 milligrams a day.
  6. If the cut is superficial, after cleaning you can cover the cut with a mixture of zinc oxide cream and vitamin-E oil.
  7. Calendula gel or ointment stimulates fast healing at the skin’s surface, and is a good choice for a nice clean wound. It is been endorsed by Commission E, the body of experts that advises the German government about herbs, for reducing inflammation and promoting wound healing.
  8. Clove oil is high in eugenol, a compound that is both an antiseptic and a painkiller. You can sprinkle powdered cloves on a cut to prevent infection.
  9. Comfrey roots and leaves contain allantoin, which stimulates cell division and speeds wound healing and scar formation. You can take some fresh leaves and rub them directly on your cuts and scrapes. You can also find commercial cream formulations of comfrey in many health food stores. Do not to take comfrey internally, however.
  10. Echinacea is also Commission E-approved as a topical treatment for superficial cuts. This herb has powerful immune-stimulating properties. You can also drink a cup of echinacea tea three to four times a day to strengthen your immune system to speed healing.
  11. Goldenseal contains several antiseptic compounds. You can apply a poultice of crushed goldenseal root to any minor cuts. Encyclopedia of Home remedies for better life Author: Dr Izharul Hasan
  12. Yarrow is excellent for stopping bleeding. Just sprinkle powdered yarrow extract onto the cut. Yarrow leaves and flowers have been used since ancient Roman times for their blood-clotting, anti-inflammatory, and pain-relieving qualities.
  13. There are a number of herbal first-aid creams available, including calendula in echinaceaand-comfrey combinations; calendula blended with white sage, elder flower, and chickweed; and calendula mixed with goldenseal, propolis, and myrrh to make topical botanical antiseptics.