Wounds are common problem that may occur to anyone at any time. The major symptoms of wounds are bleeding due to cut or opening in the skin, pain, and presence of exposed tissue. The best home remedy for wounds is to prevent them from getting infected as once they are infected, not only do they harm more, they may delay the healing process.
Home remedies for wounds are widely used as a first aid to prevent infection and to get relief from pain and discomfort. In this article, we are going to discuss some simple and useful home remedies for wounds.
Home Remedies for Wound
1. Camphor (kapur) – Sprinkle camphor powder on the affected region to fight blood loss, inflammation and pain and to avoid degeneration of the wound.
2. Alum (phitkari) – Apply alum powder at the area of the injury to arrest blood loss and give antiseptic cover as well. Alum is a very common home remedy for wound.
3. Margosa (neem) – Apply smoke from the leaves of the neem tree onto the open wounds. It is a useful home remedy for wounds and acts as a natural antiseptic and insecticide.
4. Turmeric (haldi) Turmeric is one of the widely used home remedies for wound. It has natural healing properties. Take a glass of hot milk mixed with approx. half teaspoon turmeric powder in case of an internal wound or injury. This will prevent any complication arising from any hidden blood loss inside the body.
5. Margosa (neem) – Soak 50 grams margosa leaves in 500 grams of cow’s ghee (clarified butter) and heat slowly. When the leaves turn black, stop heating and blend them together to make a paste. Apply this paste on the wound. This home remedy gives quick cure from any type of wound, acute or chronic.
6. Indian gooseberry (amla) – Crush the fruit of Indian gooseberry to extract the juice. Take approx. 50 ml of the juice twice or thrice a day.
7. Musturd (sarso) oil – This oil has antibacterial and antiseptic properties and is widely used to prevent any infection. Warm some turmeric in mustard oil and apply on the affected region. This will help in treating pain and swelling resulting from a wound. This also prevents blood loss from the affected region.
8. Margosa (neem) – Boil 100 grams neem leaves in 500 grams of water for 10 to 15 minutes. Allow the solution to cool and then filter it. Now wash the wound with cotton dipped in this water. This is a valuable home remedy for wound to heal quickly. Before applying the solution, wash the affected area with this water.
Disclaimer: This article is not meant to provide health advice and is for general information only. Always seek the insights of a qualified health professional before embarking on any health program.
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