Cure Blisters Fast with Natural Remedies

Blisters often appear at the worst moment. Healing them quickly really is necessary if we don’t want to suffer while walking around with them or once they “pop”. Let’s look at how to do that.

1. Help, I have a blister!

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A blister is the skin‘s reaction to trauma. It can be caused by a number of factors, including the following:

Sunburn

Exposure to the sun can cause your skin to blister immediately. Always make sure you protect yourself from the sun when on holiday, at the beach or when you’re doing activities outside.

The sun isn’t very forgiving, though of course it is healthy to expose as much of your skin as you can for 15 minutes per day (ideally outside the hours of 11am-3pm!).

If you think you’re going to be exposed for any longer length of time, wear long-sleeved shirts; loose, light-coloured trousers or a long, airy skirt and don’t forget your sunglasses and a hat. We know you can make it stylish!

Friction

Shoes, hand tools and anything else that rubs against the skin can cause friction blisters.

Irritation

Internal and external irritants can cause blisters. Rashes and blisters might appear on the skin with no apparent cause, but they usually indicate some kind of health problem. Treat the blister, but look for the underlying cause so you can treat that, too.

Allergies

Agents that raise your histamine levels can cause healthy skin to react. Always treat the allergic reaction first, then treat the blisters.

What is that liquid inside the blister?

When you have a blister, your body fills the space between your epidermis and your dermis with serum. Serum is the liquid portion of your blood: the part that remains after red blood cells and clotting agents, etc., have been removed by your inner skin’s layers.

This serum flows into a little pocket from the areas around this pocket, causing a blister.

2. A little relief: aloe vera

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Garlic is an effective remedy for fever blisters. The garlic contains enzymes that work as antiviral agents, and its antibacterial properties disinfect and speed up the healing process.

To make a garlic poultice, crush two to three garlic cloves and make a paste. Apply that to your fever blisters and leave it on for a few minutes, then gently wipe the area clean with water that is the same temperature as your body.

Garlic is very strong and it will sting when applied. However, it’s well worth a little pain, as it will help you get rid of your blisters asap!