How to Prevent and Treat Blisters on Your Hands and Feet

The varieties of methods of how to prevent and treat blisters on your hands and feet will come in handy not only as a homesteader but in survival situations as well. Hard work is always in large supply and taking care of your hands and feet will make it less painful.

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A simple essential oil blister healing recipe will help dry the fluid and fight infection. One drop of each: Lavender essential oil, Tree Tree essential oil and Chamomile essential oil … pat in essential oil mixture thoroughly but carefully. The absolute best thing to do it practise prevention. If you will be walking or hiking or spending a day in new shoes. Place a patch of Moleskin in any area that may rub or be a bit too tight at first. This way you can avoid the blisters and not have to treat them and wait for them to heal. If you do develop a blisterĀ  you can still put a patch of moleskin on it to cover and protect it. If you blister hasn’t popped, try not to break it open. Anytime you have a break in the skin there is a chance for bacteria to get in and cause an infection. You are better off cushioning it untill it flattens out on its own.

 

 

 

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