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Bruises – Symptoms, Causes and Home Remedies

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A bruise is also known as contusion. This name is used in medical term as bruise is a kind of hematoma of tissue. The whole mechanism of blood vessels getting ruptured underneath the skin leading to gathering of blood also cause bruises to appear.

Bruises Symptoms:

  • Black or blue discolouration of skin
  • Sharp pain

Bruises Causes:

  • Falls or bumps
  • Bleeding disorders
  • Leukaemia
  • Scurvy

Natural Home Remedy Using Ice:

  1. Wrap some ice in a piece of cloth
  2. Apply this on the affected area
  3. This reduces inflammation and pain
  4. Apply heating pads after 2-3 hours
  5. This will improve the blood circulation

Natural Home Remedy Using Garlic, Onion, Turmeric Powder and Mustard oil:

  1. Crush 3-4 garlic cloves to a paste
  2. Take 3 tsp of this paste
  3. Add 3 tsp of chopped onion
  4. Add 3 tsp turmeric powder
  5. Add 2-3 tbsp of mustard oil
  6. Mix well
  7. Apply on the affected area

Natural Home Remedy Using Spinach:

  1. Crush a handful of spinach leaves to a paste
  2. Apply this paste on the affected area
  3. Leave it for 20 min
  4. Wash it off with normal water


Never apply ice directly on the skin as it can damage the skin tissue

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