Helping Bruises Heal Quickly

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Bruises can look worse than they feel and often stick around longer than they hurt. Many of us want to find a way to reduce the color, soreness and healing time. This page has advice for helping bruises heal quickly.
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Daisies as an anti-inflammatory. Use two handfuls of daisy flowers. Cover with olive oil. Let it sit in a jar covered for two weeks in sun. After that, strain out daisy flowers and save oil. You can use as a salve for bumps and bruises.

Source: Crunchy Betty

By coville123 from Brockville, Ontario

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Soak a cotton ball in white vinegar and apply it to the bruise for 1 hour. The vinegar reduces the blueness and speeds up the healing process.

Source: My Grandma

By Irishwitch from Aurora, CO

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Apply any hemmoroid cream to a bruise that you want to clear up sooner than the waiting for a normal bruise to heal.

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December 7, 2010

A while ago, someone asked how to get bruises to heal quickly and what to use on them. Could you repeat this request for me? Thank you.

Rosalie

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Helping Bruises Heal Quickly

I have fair skin I bruise easy. It looks bad because I do bruise easy. I asked a nurse about that she said just put some ice I guess a ice pack after you bump your self to stop it from getting worse other than that let time heal it. (04/01/2010)

By Mary

Helping Bruises Heal Quickly

Arnica cream is supposed to work well on bruises. (04/02/2010)

By Tapestry Lady

Helping Bruises Heal Quickly

Dr. Oz just talked about bruises on his show the other day, here's a link to the video on his website:

http://www.doctoroz.com/videos/bruise-basics (04/02/2010)

By Judy = Oklahoma

Helping Bruises Heal Quickly

I'm with Tapestry Lady, arnica cream or Jamison makes a gel. It's my favorite remedy for bruising, and boy do I bruise! It eases any pain by bringing the bruise out quicker. Has not much odor and usually available in health food stores and organic areas of some pharmacies.

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I am not sure it's available, arnica itself (dried) could be steeped like herbal tea and used as a wash I would think. (04/03/2010)

By Mary Lou

Helping Bruises Heal Quickly

Arnica gel or cream. Buy the one with the highest percentage of arnica. Been using it for years. Works wonders.
I get it at the health food store.

(04/03/2010)

By Holly

Helping Bruises Heal Quickly

Nothing I have ever tried beats Vicks vapor rub. The ingredients make a bruise yellow up quickly and work every time. Vicks is a miracle product in my opinion. (04/04/2010)

By Jill

Helping Bruises Heal Quickly

Good old Vaseline, it makes them fade faster. (04/07/2010)

By Bridget

Helping Bruises Heal Quickly

Rub the inside of a banana peel on the fresh bruise to help the discoloration fade faster or not appear.
(04/21/2010)

By lindajean gi

Helping Bruises Heal Quickly

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Please extend my thanks to everyone who replied to my request for help in my bruises.(04/24/2010)

By Rosalie

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