One indication of blood clotting in the legs is the presence of a swollen, reddish skin discoloration. This discoloration can also be painful. While in most cases, the blood clot may be innocuous, in others, it can be life-threatening. Therefore, getting a quick solution to this problem becomes important.
How To Dissolve Blood Clots In Legs At Home Naturally
The following methods can be used for dissolving blood clots in the legs at home.
Turmeric is what gives curry powder its yellowish-orange color. This herb contains a chemical compound that has anti-clotting properties and can be used in the treatment of blood clots.
• Cayenne pepper
This chili pepper is a common kitchen spice in homes. The presence of salicylates gives the pepper the anti-blood-thickening properties that make it useful for treating blood clots.
Just like cayenne pepper, ginger is also rich in salicylates that have blood-thinning properties. You can use ginger for treating blood clotting by drinking ginger tea. Ginger tea can be made by adding peeled ginger to boiled water, allowing the mixture to steep and drinking when cold.
Research has found that oregano plant has blood-clot inhibiting properties among other things. This makes it a good and easy treatment for blood clots.
Garlic contains chemical compounds with anti-thrombotic properties, which are helpful in dissolving blood clots in the legs. To use garlic, mix mashed garlic to one cup of hot water; allow the mixture to steep and then drink when cold.
• Green tea
Green tea is a known herbal tea with many health benefits including its antioxidant properties. This makes the tea a good remedy for the treatment of blood clots in the legs. For best result, drink Green Tea 3 times daily.
Use Wintergreen Essential Oil
(1) Mix 6 drops wintergreen essential oil with 30ml of coconut oil or olive oil.
(2) Massage the blend in step 1 on the affected leg.
For best result, repeat step 1 and 2 twice daily.
How Wintergreen Essential Oil Dissolves Blood Clot In Leg
A compound in this essential oil, Methyl salicylate is well known for its blood thinning properties and anti-inflammatory properties.
Food That Helps In Treating Blood Clots
Vegetables like broccoli, lettuce, tomatoes, and onions
Fruit juices like pineapple juice, strawberry juice, cranberry juice, mulberry juice and grape juice
Nuts such as walnut, almonds, pine nuts, cashews, and pistachios
Fish such as mackerel, tuna, and salmon.
How To Prevent Blood Clots
Avoid activities that involve prolonged periods of inactivity.
Watch your wait and body mass index. Too much weight gain can cause blood clot.
Elevate your legs every once in a while to promote blood flow.
Ensure you get up and stretch or take a walk after sitting or lying down for an extended period of time.