Minor injuries are small cuts or bruises. It is important to care for them so they may heal.
They are treated with first aid to lower the risk of infection. Natural therapies have also been used to ease pain and promote healing.
These therapies are likely to promote healing:
May Be Effective
These therapies may ease pain and promote healing:
Not Enough Data to Assess
Editorial process and description of evidence categories can be found at EBSCO NAT Editorial Process.
Herbs and Supplements to Be Used With Caution
Talk to your doctor about any supplements or therapy you would like to use. Some can interfere with treatment or make conditions worse.
Herbs and Supplements
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Last reviewed October 2019 by EBSCO NAT Review Board Eric Hurwitz, DC
Last Updated: 6/2/2020
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