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Home Remedies for Stretch Marks

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Home Remedies for Stretch Marks

Stretch marks are lines or striations on the body caused by gain of body weight. Due to constant stretch, dermis layer of the skin breaks down leaving a stretch mark. Stretch Marks are known medically as Striae Gravidum. With little care these stretch marks can be treated by home remedies.

Causes for Stretch Marks :

Symptoms of Stretch Marks :

  • Stretch marks initially appear as pink or brown in color. Later on it fades into silvery white streaks.

Home Remedies for Stretch Marks :

  • Apply alovera gel over the scars regularly. This helps to reduce the stretch marks..
  • Apply white of egg over the stretch mark helps to get rid of stretch marks as egg white contains proteins.
  • Applying lavender oil over  the stretch marks regularly twice a day will help to remove the stretch marks
  • Prepare a paste with coco butter and 1 teaspoon of wheat germ oil and apply over the stretch mark. This provides quick relief from stretch marks
  • Massaging the stretch mark area with almond oil or lavender oil regularly provides quick relief from stretch marks
  • Practice muscle toning exercises. This will maintain the elasticity and tone of the muscle thereby reduces stretch marks.
  • Prepare a mixture using 1/2 cup of olive oil, 1/4 cup of alovera gel, 5 capsules of vitamin E ,3 capsules of vitamin A and refrigerate this mixture. Now apply this mixture over the stretch marks regularly twice a day .this helps to get rid of stretch marks.
  • Above all Home remedies for stretchmarks are very effective and very simple to use.
Home Remedies for Stretch Marks
Home Remedies for Stretch Marks

Prevention of Stretch Marks :

  • Include seeds, nuts and green leafy vegetables which contains zinc in your diet to prevent stretch marks.
  • Regularly practice muscle toning exercises
  • Massage your body with coconut or lavender oil or olive oil before taking bath. Do this thrice a week.
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