Bruises - Home Remedies

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What home remedies have effectively treated your bruises?
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Published: February 23

I went out to shovel. I had just shoveled a tiny path and tripped over my own feet. I went up in the air and came down on the side and back of my left thigh onto a cement step at the top of a flight of basement stairs. I have learned not to try to break my fall with hands or arms, because they break. I have a bruise bigger than the state of Texas and it is swollen and puffy. It started out as major pain, then it started coloring. After 4 days it is black. I found that Tiger Balm is a miracle with this type of bruise. I can sit down without much pain..