Take care of your blisters

If you ever get a burn blister, don’t pop it! The skin over the blister will shield damaged tissues from dirt and bacteria to keep the wound clean. The liquid underneath it forms a cushion to insulate the injured tissue from bumps and scrapes. The liquid inside the blister is made from interstitial fluid and lymph that oozes in from the surrounding tissue. Lymph contains lymphocytes that help fight infection and the serum is just sterile liquid. If a blister pops, then you are at a greater risk of infection in the injured tissues. One great way to seal a popped blister (or any small cut or open wound for that matter), is to cover it with egg white and let it dry. Egg whites are devoid of bacteria-feeding iron and contain conalbumin, which suppresses growth of gram-positive bacteria and fungi. Shakespeare wrote of egg whites being used to heal infected wounds.

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About Craig Stellpflug NDC

Craig Stellpflug is a NeuroDevelopment Consultant and a Certified Nutritional Consultant. Craig is a cancer nutritionist and child brain disorder specialist at Healing Pathways Medical Clinic in Scottsdale Arizona.
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