Home Treatments to Rid Yourself of Blisters

You’ve been on your feet all day and notice a small blister on your feet making it painful to walk or perhaps you have a blister show up on your mouth a few days before that important date, wedding, or meeting where you are the speaker. What can you do to quickly get rid of blisters? There are a number of home treatments using herbs to get rid of those ugly, painful blisters.

The first treatment is to use some lavender essential oil it helps repair skin cells, which speeds up healing of blisters. You can apply it directly on the blister using the pure oil treatment on the blister. Then cover it with a small bandage. Apply the oil two to three times a day. The next home treatment is to use horse chestnut. This herb reduces swelling by reducing the gathering of fluid in the blister. Add one teaspoon of tincture to one cup of cool water, then soak a clean cloth in the fluid and place it on the blister for 20 minutes. Continue doing this treatment two or three times a day until it heals.

Hydrotherapy is always a very good home treatment to use on blisters, sores, etc. Putting a cool cloth on the blister helps relieve the pain and itching. Good old dandelion is another excellent home treatment to get rid of those blisters quickly. The fluid or sap in the dandelion stem is full of vitamin A, which speeds healing. Don’t use any dandelion stems that have been spread with pesticide. To apply, split the stems, put the sap on the blister, and cover it with a bandage. Do this once a day. Another treatment to rid blisters is to use the sap from the aloe vera plant and put it directly on the blister, doing this once a day will speed up the healing.

If the blister breaks, you can put some of the herb calendula on the area to quickly heal the skin. You can purchase the oil or use a tincture of calendula and mix one part of the tincture with 10 parts of distilled water. Apply this once or twice a day and cover the blister until it heals. These home treatments are not meant for blisters from sexually transmitted diseases or poison ivy.

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