Lazarus Naturals Bruise and Injury Cream: How Does It Work?
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Whether you're an athlete looking to recover from a hard workout, or someone dealing with a nagging injury, our Bruise and Injury Cream may be a game-changer for your restorative journey. In this blog, we'll dive into the benefits of using our Bruise and Injury Cream, how it works, what it's made of, and ways to incorporate it into your wellness routine.
What is Bruise and Injury Cream?
Made with natural and functional ingredients alongside full spectrum CBD, our bruise and injury cream is gentle on your skin while still delivering powerful results. Our premium formula is carefully crafted to provide natural support for those seeking a quicker recovery from sub-dermal ailments. Featuring a high potency full spectrum hemp extract, our cream is enriched with fresh botanicals that naturally help alleviate inflammation and swelling, reduce pain and discoloration from bruising, and may promote tissue growth.
To further enhance the anti-inflammatory potential of CBD, we've incorporated time-tested ingredients such as calendula, arnica, and nettle.¹ Our cream is designed for active lifestyles seeking a homeopathic, natural solution to bruises and injuries. It's also perfect for athletes needing premium, practical support to help shorten recovery time and for anyone experiencing the day-to-day pains that can come with hard work, aging, or minor pain.
How does it work?
Our bruise and injury cream harnesses the anti-inflammatory effects of CBD and helps promote recovery, skin healing, and improved appearance of bruises. Each science-backed ingredient serves a purpose for your skin and your overall wellness. To use it, just apply our bruise and injury cream to your skin whenever you need a bit of relief or when you come across a stubborn bruise.
Along with restorative CBD, here are a few of the other key ingredients in this formula that help with recovery and bruising.
Arnica, a plant in the sunflower family, has been used for centuries as a natural remedy for pain and inflammation. It contains compounds called sesquiterpene lactones, which studies suggest have anti-inflammatory properties that may help alleviate symptoms of skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis.⁵ Additionally, some evidence suggests that arnica may be effective in reducing the appearance of bruises and promoting the healing of injuries.
Willow Bark Extract
Willow bark extract is derived from the bark of the willow tree, and has historically been used as a natural remedy for pain and inflammation.⁶ Willow bark contains a compound called salicin — similar in structure to aspirin, and might have anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving properties. These make willow bark extract a promising ingredient for potentially soothing skin conditions and injuries.
Calendula, a member of the daisy family, has been used for centuries as a natural remedy for various skin conditions due to its anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, and wound-healing properties.⁷ Calendula contains compounds such as flavonoids and triterpenoids, which have been shown to have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects.
Vitamin E (Tocopherol)
Tocopherol, also known as vitamin E, is a powerful antioxidant that is essential for maintaining healthy skin. Evidence suggests that it offers anti-inflammatory and moisturizing properties, which may make it effective in soothing a variety of skin conditions, such as eczema, psoriasis, and acne.⁸ Additionally, vitamin E may aid in wound healing and reduce the appearance of bruises by promoting the growth of new skin cells and improving circulation.
Aloe Vera is a popular ingredient in skincare and healing products due to its potential anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, and wound-healing properties. It contains antioxidants and vitamins that help soothe and moisturize the skin, making it an effective ingredient for treating conditions such as psoriasis and eczema. AdditionallyIn addition, evidence suggests that aloe vera may reduce the appearance of bruises by increasing blood circulation and promoting tissue repair.⁴
Nettles, a plant known for its stinging hairs, has been used for centuries in traditional medicine for its anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving properties.¹⁰ As a natural astringent, it contains compounds such as flavonoids and phenolic acids, which have demonstrated been shown to have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects. Additionally, nettles may be effective in reducing the appearance of bruises by promoting blood circulation and reducing inflammation.
Lanolin is a natural wax that is extracted from sheep's wool and has been used for centuries in various skincare products. It is known for its emollient properties, making it an excellent moisturizer for dry and sensitive skin.³ Additionally, lanolin may have anti-inflammatory and wound-healing properties, making which may make it effective in treating skin conditions and injuries.
Geranium oil is a natural essential oil that is known for its potential anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, and pain-relieving properties, making it a promising ingredient for treating a variety of skin conditions and injuries. It contains compounds such as citronellol and geraniol, which have proven to have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects. Geranium oil may also effectively reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles as well as bruises by promoting blood circulation and reducing inflammation.⁹
Sweet Almond Oil
Sweet almond oil, a natural oil derived from almonds, has been used for centuries in skincare due to its potential moisturizing and anti-inflammatory properties.¹¹ It contains compounds such as fatty acids and vitamin E, which may have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects, making it potentially effective in soothing skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis. We love sweet almond oil because it may aid in wound healing and reduce the appearance of bruises by promoting the growth of new skin cells and improving circulation.
Jojoba oil is a natural oil derived from the jojoba plant's seeds and much like almond oil, has been used in skincare for its potential moisturizing and anti-inflammatory properties. It contains compounds such as vitamin E and omega-6 fatty acids, which may have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects.¹² Jojoba oil, like others on this list, may aid in healing wounds and reducing the appearance of bruises by promoting the growth of new skin cells and improving circulation.
Caprylic triglyceride, a natural fatty acid derived from coconut oil, has been shown numerous potential benefits for skin health.² Due to its moisturizing properties and ability to penetrate the skin, caprylic triglyceride may help alleviate symptoms of various skin conditions, such as eczema and dermatitis. Additionally, caprylic triglyceride may aid in healing a wound and reducing the appearance of bruises by promoting the growth of new skin cells and reducing inflammation.
The natural ingredients used in our Bruise and Injury Cream have all been shown to have the potential of anti-inflammatory properties that might benefit skin conditions, bruises, and injuries. When combined with the anti-inflammatory properties of CBD, our cream can work even harder to provide relief from pain and inflammation, promote tissue growth, and reduce the appearance of bruises. With gentle, science-backed ingredients, Lazarus Naturals offers the perfect cream for those with sensitive skin seeking natural solutions for stubborn bruises or injuries. It’s a safe and effective way to promote healing and restore their skin's natural health.