compound called sodium nimbinate found in neem leaves has been shown
to provide significant relief to inflamed tissue. Other compounds
such as nimbin, nimbinin and nimbidol are comparable to cortisone
acetate in reducing inflammation.
Application of a neem-based
cream or lotion will stop
the itching and inflammation of rashes and blisters. Many
people use a Neem cream or lotion
after they have compleated a course of prescription medication to
further heal and sooth the skin and to boost the skins natural healing
A blister is a bubble of fluid under the skin that is caused
by a skin reaction to irritation, injury, allergy, disease, infection
or medication. The fluid inside a blister is called serum, a clear,
watery liquid that leaks from neighboring tissues. If the blister
is left unopened, the serum can provide natural protection for the
skin beneath it. Small blisters are known as vesicles, while those
larger than half an inch are called bullae. A blood blister is filled
with blood, rather than clear fluid.
causes of blisters are as follows:
- Blisters can be caused by physical factors that irritate the
skin, such as: friction (rubbing the skin), irritating chemicals,
or extreme cold or heat.
For example, blisters on the feet can result from shoes
that are either generally too tight or rub on the skin in one
Contact dermatitis, can be due to irritant which is a localized
skin reaction to some type of chemical irritant.
Extreme temperatures - intense cold can trigger frostbite,
which often produces blisters once the affected skin is rewarmed.
- even sunburn, can produce blistering.
- Allergic contact dermatitis, a form of dermatitis or eczema,
is caused by an allergy to a chemical. A common example is contact
with certain plants such as poison ivy, poison oak and poison
Infections - Infections that
cause blisters include:
Bullous impetigo an infection
of the skin caused by staphylococci (staph) bacteria.
Viral infections of the lips
and genital area due to the herpes simplex virus (types 1 and
Chickenpox and shingles are
caused by the varicella-zoster virus (VZV)
which are more common in childhood.
Skin diseases - Numerous skin
diseases cause blisters, including erythema
multiforme (inflammation of the skin commonly caused by a
reaction to a medication or infection), and a group of skin conditions
that includes dermatitis,
herpetiformis, pemphigoid and pemphigus, thought to result from
an immune response directed at one's own skin (also called autoimmune