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Cuts & Wounds

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Remedies

Folk

Cayenne pepper For internal bleeding take one tablespoon of cayenne in a cup of water to stop the bleeding. Cayenne can also be placed directly on an external cut to stop bleeding. You may completely pack the wound if you have enough pepper. Black pepper may be used instead if cayenne is not available. This remedy does not sting like you might imagine and is very important for emergencies.

Plastic Wrap Applying plastic wrap to the skin for three to seven minutes will help clotting and won't take off the scab when it is removed.

Sugar Sugar is an excellent disinfectant. For open wounds or skin ulcerations, sprinkle on granulated sugar to help kill bacteria and speed healing. Smear a ring of petroleum jelly around the edges of the wound to hold the sugar in place, then put a little sugar directly on the wound. Cover the wound with a bandage; change the bandage once or twice a day.

Tea Apply a moistened tea bag to the cut to soothe and stop the bleeding.

Tea tree oil Derived from the leaves of the native Australian Melaleuca alternifolia tree, tea tree oil contains antiseptic compounds that make it a powerful disinfectant. Use a 10% solution (about 1½ tablespoons to a cup of warm water) to rinse and cleanse wounds.

 

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