Keloids are the abnormal growth of fibrous tissues, which can leave a bad scar on your skin; just like minor burns, acne, scrapes, bites, etc. Keloids are commonly formed when excess amount of collagen grows in the scars. Keloids generally, do not cause any pain, but sometimes it can be itchy and irritating. Many people do not like scars on their skin, they may look ugly and dirty. Some people choose injections, surgery and laser treatment to get rid of keloids. Rather than choosing these expensive and painful surgeries opt for some simple, easy and natural home remedies to treat keloids.
5 Natural Solutions for treating Keloids at Home
It is very challenging to treat scars, bumps, scratches on the body, some scars will not vanish easily just like Keloid scars. But by just following these bellow home remedies you can get rid of keloids in natural way. Here are top 5 home remedies to treat keloid scars.
- Baking soda
Baking soda is one of the best treatments for keloids. It is easily available, powerful curing ingredients for many things. Baking soda is an abrasive agent, helps to exfoliate the dead skin and also effectively treat keloids. Mix baking soda with hydrogen peroxide and make into a fine paste; apply this on the affected area (apply this 4 times a day for better results). This will help you in sledging the dead skin in the correct way. Continue applying this till the keloids disappear.
- Lemon juice
Lemon juice is used to treat many skin disorders as well as various health problems. Lemon juice has powerful ingredients which can glorify skin tone when it is used regularly on skin. Lemon contains vitamin C and antioxidants which treast keloids scar more effectively, by improving the texture, colour, flexibility and appearance of the scar. Apply lemon juice directly on the affected area and leave it undisturbed for 30 minutes and wash it off away with lukewarm water. You can repeat this process daily once; continue doing this till the scar disappears.
- Apple Cider Vinegar
ACV or apple cider vinegar is also a good home remedy to treat keloids. Applying apple cider vinegar can minimize the scar size and reduces the redness. Take apple cider vinegar on a cotton ball and apply directly on the affected area. Clean your hands and gently massage in circular motions on the scar, let the ACV absorb completely by the skin. Let it dry for few minutes and repeat you can repeat the whole process for fast healing. Some people with sensitive skin can cause little irritation on the skin, they can dissolve this in little water and apply on the areas.
- Aloe Vera
We all know that aloe vera gel is used to treat many cuts, burn, rashes, and many other skin problems. Along with these it can also treat keloids. Clean the affected areas and apply aloe vera gel daily two times, and massage it gently. Aloe vera can reduce inflammation, moisturizes skin, heals the skin and cures keep the skin well-moisturized and heal damaged skin. It also helps prevent many skin infections.
Asprin is not only used for treating headache but, aspirin can also be used in getting rid of keloids. It reduces the size of the keloids when used conscientiously. To use this grind the tablet and make it into soft powder, add few drops of water and make it into paste. Clean the area, apply tea tree oil and on top of it place the prepared aspirin mixture. Continue these until you get the better results.
Along with these you can also try onion, honey, garlic, fuller’s earth, mustard oil and tea tree oil. All the home remedies listed above need to be followed religiously to show the better results.