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Bedsores – Symptoms, Causes and Home Remedies

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Bedsores are also known as pressure sores or pressure ulcers. The cause of this condition leads to blue purple patches on the skin. When your bone squeezes your skin while the tissue against an outside surface, you can see bedsores’ patches on skin.

Bedsores Symptoms:

  • Blue, purple or dark patches on the affected body parts
  • Ulcers and open wounds develop over time

Bedsores Causes:

  • Sustained pressure
  • Friction
  • Shear

Natural Home Remedy Using Beetroots and Honey:

  1. Wash and peel 3 beetroots
  2. Slice and grind them to make a paste
  3. Put the paste on a sieve and extract the juice
  4. Add 2 tbsp of honey to this juice
  5. Mix well
  6. Apply on sores with cotton
  7. Tie a clean bandage to avoid stains
  8. Apply the mixture 2-3 times a day

Natural Home Remedy Using Honey and Sugar:

  1. Take 2 tbsp of honey
  2. Mix 2 tbsp of sugar in it
  3. Place this in a bowl of hot water
  4. Apply on sores when solution becomes lukewarm


Natural home remedy using aloe vera:

  1. Peel the outer green covering of an aloe vera leaf
  2. Extract the gel from inside
  3. Apply this gel on the sores
  4. Rub gently for 2-3 minutes
  5. Wipe with a clean damp cloth
  6. Repeat 2-3 times a day


  • Change position of the patient regularly
  • Use soft mattresses for the patient

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