10 Natural Remedies to Remove Keloids

Keloids refer to  small scratches, scars,  and even bumps on the skin.

They’re composed primarily of type 1 or type 3 collagen. They’re formed as an overgrowth of granulation tissue on injuries that have already healed and gradually replaced by collagen type 1.

For this article, the purposed is to show you how to get rid of keloids without much effort.

 

The colour of these rubbery, fibrous, firm lesions, or shiny nodules, varies from natural skin color to bright-pink.
Here are 10 remedies to help you get rid of keloids from your body.

1. Lemon Juice

Being rich in antioxidants and vitamin C, lemon juice effectively helps in the treatment of scars, such as keloids.

Apply some fresh lemon juice on the affected area and leave if on for half an hour before rinsing.

2. Mustard Oil

Mustard oil can effectively cure keloids, thanks to its powerful anti-fungal properties.

Apply some of the oil on the area, 3 times a day.

3. Apple Cider Vinegar

ACV minimizes the redness as well as the size of your keloid.

Apply some ACV on the affected area, then massage it gently for the skin to absorb it.

4. Garlic

Garlic averts the proliferation of excessive fibroblast, which causes keloids.

After rubbing some garlic oil on the area, leave it on for about 10 minute before rinsing properly.

5. Baking Soda

This is a great abrasive agent and skin exfoliator. Mix baking soda and peroxide (ratio 1:3) to make a paste.

Apply the paste on the keloid to accelerate the healing process and alleviate any inflammation.

6. Aloe Vera

This powerful herb heals damaged skin, alleviates inflammation, and moisturizes your skin.

Clean the affected area with warm water before applying fresh aloe vera gel.

7. Lavender Oil

Besides having skin rejuvenating effects, lavender oil has also proven to be efficient in healing scars.

Apply some of the oil and gently massage the area for a couple of minutes.

8.Sandalwood and Rosewater

While rosewater is an incredible skin toner, sandalwood possesses powerful skin regenerating effect.

Mix the two to make a thick paste. Apply the paste on the previously cleaned scar before going to bed.

Rinse the area in the morning.

9. Honey

Honey heals and  moisturizes  skin. Apply raw honey to the affected area before massaging the area gently.

This will prevent the build-up of dead cells, and also enhance circulation.

10. Fuller’s Earth

Mix a teaspoon of lemon juice, a teaspoon of rose-water,  and a tablespoon of fuller’s earth to make a paste.

After applying the paste on the keloid, gently massage it until it softens.

Allow the skin to dry before applying another layer.

Give it about 15 minutes and then rinse with cool water.

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