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Turmeric for Scars - How to Use It

Discover how to use turmeric for scars and skin lesions

Since turmeric possesses antibacterial and anti-inflammatory benefits, some herbalists have suggested that using a turmeric cream or paste could possibly lessen the appearance of scar marks.

Although no scientific studies have been done to show if turmeric can be used to reduce the visibility of scars, it is an easy home remedy that you can make up and test on yourself.

Read on to find out how to reduce the appearance of scars marks using this herb...

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How to make the home remedy scar treatment paste

You can make a turmeric scar treatment paste by mixing 4 parts of turmeric powder with 1 part of olive oil. You can increase the thickness by using less virgin olive oil (or use more turmeric powder).

You will need to experiment with the formula to find a consistency that is suitable for your particular scar conditions. But don't make it so thin that it runs.


How to apply the paste

First, wash your face with a mild cleanser and dry with a towel.

Apply a layer and leave the paste on the scars at bedtime. This turmeric treatment paste can be safely applied to both acne scars and scars resulting from surgery.

In the morning, wash the turmeric paste off. Dry your face with a disposable towel (as the turmeric can stain your face towel).


When can I expect to see results?

It could take one or more months to see noticeable reduction the visibility of scar marks. Do not expect quick results.

Bottom Line?

There is limited scientific evidence to show that it works. However, other than possible mild side effects such as skin irritation, there it is not much risk in trying it to reduce the visibility of scar marks.

If after 3 months, you do not see any improvements, it may be time to try something else.

For more rapid and effective results, consider using Revitol Scar Cream. It is a professionally formulated burn and acne scar cream that has received high praises from those who are using it.

Get More Info on Revitol Scar Cream


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Created: March 23, 2011

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