How To Remove Purple Spots From The Skin

Some ways to remove the purple spots on the skin, also called bruises, maybe to apply ice on the spot or a cold compress in the first 48 hours and massage the purplish region with arnica ointment or aloe vera gel, better known as the aloe vera plant.

The purple spots on the skin can appear because of a fall, when hitting the leg, or another part of the body, on a coffee table or on a sofa, however, these spots can also appear after a “hickey” or after performing a treatment with suction cups and, in all these cases, homemade solutions can be indicated and complement the conventional treatment, which can be done with Hirudoid ointment, for example.

1. Cold Compress

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Before completing 48 hours of the injury, ice or cold compress should be applied over the affected area, as it helps to reduce blood circulation in the region, causing the hematoma not to grow much in size. This type of therapy also helps in relieving pain in the area where the purple spot on the skin is located, in addition to being an easy and quick method to apply.

Ingredients

1 packet of frozen vegetables or bag with ice cubes;
1 towel or pillowcase.

Method of preparation

Protect the skin with a towel or a pillowcase, to avoid burning the skin with excessive cold, and then place the packet of vegetables or sachet with ice cubes directly on the purple spot of the skin, allowing to act on the region for 15 to 20 minutes.

There are thermal bags that are sold in markets and pharmacies that are easy to use, as you just put it in the freezer and wait between 1 to 2 hours for it to freeze and then just apply it over the purple spot, not forgetting to protect the skin with a towel.

2. Rosemary Bath

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Rosemary has analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties and the warmth of the bath helps to activate circulation and absorb blood from the site, reducing pain.

Ingredients

4 drops of rosemary essential oil;
1 bowl of water.

Method of preparation

To enjoy a rosemary bath just place the drops of rosemary essential oil in a bowl of hot water and then wash your body. If you have a bathtub at home, you can also fill it with hot water and add about 7 drops of rosemary essential oil and relax for about 10 minutes.

3. Homemade arnica ointment

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Arnica is a medicinal plant widely used in the treatment of muscle bruises, abrasions, and bruises, due to its anti-inflammatory property.

This ointment is easy to make and can be kept in a clean bottle, which can last for many days, and can be kept in the refrigerator, but before using, for a more pleasant touch, it should remain at room temperature for a few minutes.

Ingredients

10 mL of liquid paraffin or beeswax melted in a water bath;
10 mL of arnica essential oil.

Method of preparation

Simply mix the ingredients and keep in a clean and properly capped bottle. The ingredients can be found in health food stores and to use just apply a small amount to the purple mark, making circular movements for a few minutes.

4. Aloe vera gel

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The aloe vera plant, also known as aloe vera, contains a substance called aloesin, which has anti-inflammatory action and helps to decrease the pigmentation of the purple spot on the skin.

Ingredients

1 leaf of aloe;

Method of preparation

Cut the aloe leaf and extract the gel from the plant, then apply on the area of ​​the skin that is purple, let it act for 10 to 15 minutes, and then wash with water. If you do not have the plant at home, the idea is to buy the organic gel that is sold in health food stores.

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