Herbal Treatment of Abrasion

The Best Ways To Treat Abrasion


This is a superficial damage caused to your skin as a wound or injury which has an impact on the top most skin layer. But let remember that Abrasion and Laceration are not the same. Abrasion is less severe in nature resulting from scraping of the epidermis while the Laceration is a deep cut or tear in the skin or flesh.

Home Remedies For Abrasion

  1. Aloe vera: After removing the thorns and the outer skin of the aloe vera leaves, extract the gel. This gel should be applied on the Abrasion thrice a day. After applying it, let it stay on the skin.
  2. Vinegar: One tablespoon of vinegar missed with three tablespoon of warm water can be dabbed on the Abrasion several times a day as vinegar is a natural astringent. This process helps keep the Abrasion clean.
  3. Turmeric: Turmeric is known to be an effective antiseptic. Take half teaspoon of turmeric powder, add a little water and mix it well to make a paste. After cleaning the Abrasion with cottonwool, apply the paste on it thrice a day. Leave it to dry and don't cover the wound.
  4. Sage or Germanium Tea: For effective result in curing skin Abrasion, dock leaves can be used as lotion. You can also apply tea made from sage or germanium leaves on the affected area.
  5. Crushed Marigold Flowers: Marigold Flower is known to have antibacterial properties in it which helps to heal the wound faster. Crushed marigold flowers can be applied on the affected area to acquire faster healing.

Other Treatments

Always remember, before treating the Abrasion, always wash the wound properly. In order to clean it, you must wash the affected area with some cool fresh water and an antibacterial soap. This process may leave a burning or stinging sensation but that shouldn't make you skip the process, it's very important to wash it in order to avoid infection.