Bruises

From our list of herbs and spices, the following are recommended for Bruises:

  • Curcumin and Turmeric Root
  • Grapeseed
  • Quercetin
  • Turmeric Root

Natural Cures and Remedies for Bruises

Helps heal wounds In stronger external appli-cations, chaparral works well for hemorrhoids, boils, bedsores, bruises, or wounds. Applying a fomentation 2 or 3 times per day can ease pain and expedite healing. Chaparral has also long been used to treat tumors and growths. Contraindications Induces vomiting with large internal doses. ose with liver disease should not take chaparral.

Do you get injured (anything from serious bruises to broken bones several or more times a year) because of accidents, the nature of your work, or athletic activities?

Curcumin and Turmeric Root, Grapeseed, Quercetin, Turmeric Root

frequent smaller doses throughout the day. Larger quantities are not better in most cases. For children’s dosages, see the section ‘Bumps, Bruises, and Other Childhood Conditions.”

Liniments are topical applications that can increase blood circulation and stimulate healing. Liniments are great for cuts, scrapes, boils, acne, sprains, strains, arthritis, bruises, and cardiovascu-lar complaints. For external use only, they stimu-late tissues in the promotion of relaxing, drawing, cooling, warming, cleansing, moving, and relieving pain. e results depend on which herbs you use and the goal you have in mind.

Application for adults and children: apply generously only once on small bruises; larger bruises will benefit from 2-3 applications a few hours apart.

Massage is, however, not recommended in serious inflammatory cases of the joints and in tubercular joints. It should also be avoided in infectious diseases like diphtheria and gonorrhoea which cause formation of pus as massage may spread the pus to the entire system. Sprains and bruises can be cured by massage. In these cases, affected parts should first be bathed with hot water for 15 to 30 minutes. Next the massage should be done for a few minutes. Gentle stroking and kneading is recommended on and around the injured tissues. Fractures can also be treated through massage.