We all have had a blister at least once in our lives. We get them by wearing uncomfortable shoes or by working in the gardens without having gloves on. If a blister occurs, never try to perforate it, since it may get worse, the tissue can get infected. If it cracks on its own, always disinfect it until it heals completely.
Here are some practical advices on how to stop the pain, accelerate the healing of skin, and prevent the infection. Wear comfortable shoes, and wear clean socks. It is known that tight footwear can cause blisters, so make sure your footwear suits you.
Aloe Vera juice is an excellent remedy for blisters. Aloe vera barbadensis is a plant which you can buy easily and grow in your own home. It is known for its miraculous properties such as wounds healing, cuts, and blisters healing. If you tear off a piece from the plant, the juice will appear. Place the juice to the hurting spot and it will heal. You may also prepare your own aloe vera gel. Put several aloe vera pieces into a food processor and that’s it! Also try the following recipe: Rip off several leaves, chop them and place them into a glass bottle. Pour some olive oil over them and let it sit for 60 days, then strain. Keep the bottle in a dark room. You can use this for treating burns, cuts, skin rash, and blisters.
If the infection occurred, use this plant. Its usage it known for centuries, ancient Egyptians used it for preventing various infectious diseases. The plant is known for its antibacterial and antifungal properties. The tincture is applied directly onto the blister. It is very powerful, so use it in small doses.
St. John’s Wort
St. John’s Wort is another plant that is very helpful with blisters. It has a full spectrum of healing properties: antiviral, antibacterial, and antifungal. St. John’s Wort oil is rich in hypericin, tannins and flavonoids, which are anti-inflammatory and help skin epithelization.