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IN Health & Fitness ON 13 Nov, 2016
As a fairly active and clumsy person, I am no new to cuts, bruises or wounds. I often get scrapes on my skin, whether they are from hiking or cooking in the kitchen.
In fact, we have all experienced cuts, grazes, wounds or lacerations to varying degrees at one time or another, but who knew that the solution to brisk recovery could be found right in our homes?
Well, our body does a pretty good job of healing strains, bruises, and other injuries. In addition to this, there are several natural remedies that will act as a good helping hand to you.
So, have a look below.
Apart from being delicious, honey is even effective in treating burns and cuts. It has antibacterial properties which help in preventing infections.
So, next time don't forget to apply honey on your wound.
Protein helps in getting relief from muscle and joint pain rather than superficial injuries.
Well, it is always recommended to have the protein-rich snack before bed as it helps in repairing muscles overnight.
One of the ways to help erase cuts faster is by consuming more and more of vitamins like A, C and E.
Have a diet including salmon, citrus fruits, carrots, oranges and more.
This is evidently a method used by athletes to speed up healing of severe injuries and bone fractures. It uses ultrasound radiations to treat wounds.
'Smoking kills!' True that. It is known that quitting the habit of smoking offers several benefits, one of them is that it promotes faster natural healing and can fight off infections in a better way.
Silver is basically an effective anti-infection agent, so silver ointment encourages the healing of surface wounds.
Well, next time remember to apply silver ointment on the wound and cover it using a bandage.
The chamomile that you use for your cup of tea is also a good healing ally. It speeds up the rate of healing and boosts up body's natural healing process.
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