When a blood vessel under the skin gets damaged due to a trauma, allergens, pinching, burning or through fungal infection, red bumps filled with fluid appear. Though these blisters are not dangerous they can be extremely painful and get infected if not treated.
Most blisters heal on their own. Anyway, if you want to get rid of pain over night you can try below mentioned home remedies which will reduce blisters and terminate further infection.
5 Home remedies to get rid of blood blisters
1. Placing Ice Cubes on Blisters
As soon as trauma occur blister begin to form causing pain. To stop blisters from forming large bumps place ice cube in a towel or cloth and apply it on blisters.
Don't place ice cubes directly as this may lead to infection.
2. Aloe Vera and Vitamin E Oil Mixture
Aloe vera has great inflammatory properties, mix aloe vera juice with vitamin E oil and apply it on blisters. Repeat the process for few days to see the change.
If you don't have vitamin E oil then you can use aloe vera gel or juice. Raw aloe vera is preferred; you can get aloe juice from local store.
3. Garlic Oil
Garlic is filled with manganese, vitamin B and C. Anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties of garlic terminate further infection of blisters.
Get some raw garlic and crush/chop them, else you can buy garlic oil from a local store and slightly heat it. After allowing it to come down to room temperature, apply it on blisters and rinse off with cold water after few minutes. Repeat this process daily.
4. Place Sliced Cucumbers on Blisters
Cucumber belongs to melons family and has rich amount of nutritional values. Fresh cucumbers have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Vitamins such are K, C and B1 are found in this fruit.
Slice cucumber into round shaped pieces and place it on the affected part. Nutritional properties in cucumber relieve you from pain, swelling and inflammation. Along with using it topically on skin you can have raw cucumber or drink cucumber juice.
5. Tea Bags, Sandalwood, Turmeric and Tea Tree Oil
Process to use above mentioned remedies are simple and identical to previous remedies.
Tea Bag - Place unused tea bag in refrigerator and now place it on blisters, this will stop blister from swelling.
Sandal Wood - This absorbs the heat from blister and thus helps in quick healing process. Add rose water to sandal wood powered; now apply this paste on blisters.
Turmeric - Another most used home remedy to treat skin problems. Mix turmeric powered to rose water and apply it on affected part.
Tea Tree oil - Antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties in tea tree oil helps to get rid of blood blisters. Add some water to tea tree oil and apply it on blisters, after 15 minutes rinse it off with cold water.
If blister is large and painful you can drain it using a pin, gently puncture the edge of the pin and press fluid toward the hole. If you've diabetes, heart diseases don't drain this may cause infection.
For serious problems consult medical attention.