Saturday, August 6, 2011

How to Reduce Lip Swelling Fast

How to Reduce Lip Swelling Fast

Lip swelling or edema is caused due to accumulation of fluid in the affected region. Some common causes of lip swelling include physical injury, insect bites, allergic reaction, dryness, hypersensitive immune system, vitamin deficiency, medication, infections etc. One can use various home based remedies to get rid of swollen lips naturally at home. Here are some tips on how to reduce lip swelling fast using some commonly used natural remedies.

How to Reduce Lip Swelling Fast

  • Apply cold treatment on the affected area to get rid of swelling caused due to injury or trauma. Wrap an ice cube in a cloth and place it on the affected area. Use this remedy several times a day.
  • You can also use hot compress treatment to treat lip swelling. Take a clean cloth and soak it in hot water. Place it on the affected area.
  • Keep your body fully hydrated to prevent swollen lips due to dry skin. Use good quality lip balm and increase your daily water intake.
  • Another effective remedy for swollen lips is to follow tea bag method. Just immerse one tea bag in hot water. After some time, allow the tea bag to cool down. Now, place it over your lips. Leave on for about ten minutes. Use this remedy twice or thrice daily.
  • Remove allergy causing foods from your diet menu. Food allergy is also responsible for lip swelling. Include vitamin B and C rich food sources in to your diet mein.
  • Make a mixture by mixing turmeric powder, Fuller's earth and water. Apply it on the affected area.
  • Application of aloe vera gel is also beneficial.
These were some tips on how to reduce lip swelling fast using natural methods. Lastly, make a good lip care regimen and consult with a doctor to get an expert advice.

Take Care!


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