Blisters on the feet are a common problem, especially during the warmer months of the year. Unpleasant and painful blisters appear as a result of abrasion and irritation of the upper layer of the skin.
Most blisters are filled with clear liquid but can also be filled with blood or pus if are inflamed and infected.
If you have a problem with blisters, we have a couple of home remedies will help you quickly get rid of them.
Aloe vera is an excellent choice for dealing with blisters. This plant is rich in compounds that have anti-inflammatory properties and therefore reduces redness and inflammation. Additionally, due to the large amount of water it contains, aloe vera allows hydration of the troubled area, which speeds up the healing process, especially if the blister is already cracked.
Put fresh aloe vera gel to the blister and leave it to dry. Then rinse with warm water. Another option is to combine aloe vera gel with oil from one capsule of vitamin E.
Green or black tea
Both – black and green tea act anti-inflammatory, but green tea has anti-inflammatory action intense. Therefore, if you have the choice, opt for green tea. In 250 milliliters of hot water, put a bag of green tea and let it stand for 5 minutes. Then leave the tea to room temperature until cool. Soak a piece of cotton in the tea and put it on a blister to stand 15 to 30 minutes. Repeat 2-3 times a day.
Thanks to the ingredients that contains chamomile tea, allowing reduction of pain and swelling of the blister. Make a strong chamomile tea (in 250 milliliters of water, put 2 tea bags) and leave at room temperature to cool. Take a cotton swab and soak it with chamomile tea. Place the cotton of blister and let stand 10 minutes. Repeat several times a day.
Apple cider vinegar
Apple vinegar has antibacterial activity and, therefore, if the blister bursts, you can prevent infection. However, it should be noted that the placement of apple cider vinegar to blister can cause a local burning sensation and redness. So if you opt for this natural light, put a small amount of apple cider vinegar and very gently apply the troubled area.