Scars : Causes,How To and Home Remedies

Scars as in Wikipedia,are areas of fibrous tissue (fibrosis) that replace normal skin after injury. A scar results from the biological process of wound repair in the skin and other tissues of the body. Thus, scarring is a natural part of the healing process.

Scars usually fade over time but never go away completely. If the way a scar looks bothers you, various treatments might minimize it. These include surgical revision, dermabrasion, laser treatments, injections, chemical peels and creams.

Making scars smaller and less obvious is a common dermatologic concern. Let's now take a look at what both traditional and alternative medicine have to offer us for help with this problem. You should remember however, that these remedies are not likely to produce instant results.

. Vitamin E is considered best for the healthy glowing skin. Application of vitamin E oil or capsule to the scar will completely vanish the scar in few weeks.

. Applying calendula gel or cream to a scar twice a day reduces inflammation and increases healing in an early scar.

. Apply essential oil of lavender on the scars with a cotton ball twice a day.

. Take a few mint leaves and crush them. Tie these crushed leaves in piece of muslin cloth and extract juice. Use it all over your face.

. Application of tea tree oil to the affected area will help in curing the acne scars.

. Soak a cotton ball in blanched green tea and apply this on the scar.

. Application of olive oil is also beneficial in getting rid of any kind of scars.

. Apply cucumber juice to the scars and leave for 15 minutes and wash the face with cold water.

. The most effective home remedy for scars is application of honey several times a day. It will give a natural glow to the skin and will remove all scars.

. Lemon juice is natural bleach and helps in lightening the scars and blemishes of the skin.

. The best method of scars treatment is the application of sandalwood paste with rose water. Apply paste overnight and wash the face next morning.

. Application of Aloe Vera gel to the fresh wounds prevents the formation of permanent scars.

. You can also mix three fourth teaspoon of Aloe Vera juice with natural glycerin and use this on the scars.

. Applying cocoa butter is also a good remedy in getting rid of the scars.