Best Home Remedies For Darkened Elbows And Knees

Are you tired of concealing your Darkened Knees and Elbows? Are they limiting your wardrobe options? Thanks to those dark unsightly patches you cannot sport a short dress or a short sleeves top. But why suffer? With these homemade skin bleach tips and solutions, say goodbye to dark elbows and knees.

Darkened Elbows And Knees

Home Remedies For Darkened Elbows And Knees

Mint Application

Mint is a well known breath freshener that contains a number of volatile and essential oils. It acts as a good anti inflammatory and antiseptic compound whose essential oils promote the synthesis of collagen and white cells in the body. It cleans all the scar tissue from within.

Together with lemon juice, Mint helps to bleach the skin and makes it fairer. Boil a handful of fresh mint leaves in ½ cup of water and strain it. Squeeze the juice of half a lemon into the mint water. Soak a cotton ball in this liquid and apply it on your elbows and knees. Wash with warm water after 15-20 minutes.


Lemon And Sugar Scrub

The powerful tonic properties of Lemon heal the scars and phytonutrients present in the same bleaches the skin. Granulated sugar combined with Lemon exfoliates the dead skin and helps to form a new smooth layer.

Before bathing, rub a slice of Lemon on your elbows and knees in a circular motion and then rub in a few sugar crystals with the lime and scrub until the crystals dissolve.

sugar lemon

Scrubbing With A Towel

Mix together 1 teaspoon coconut oil and ½ teaspoon limejuice and apply it on the affected area. Leave for 15-20 minutes and then scrub firmly using a towel soaked in hot water.

Coconut oil is very rich in vitamin E and essential fats that nourishes the skin and provides a soft and supple texture to the same as well. The affected area becomes fairer within a few days, if regular scrubbing is followed.


Acidic Vinegar And Yogurt

Vinegar and yogurt contain acetic acid and lactic acid respectively and possess other active nutrients which help the skin in lightening its color. Pigmentation, scars and darkened elbows and knees can be successfully treated with a combination of Vinegar and Yogurt. Prepare a mixture of vinegar and yoghurt and apply it on the affected area. Leave for 15-20 minutes and then wash with water.


Magic Of Garlic And Onion

Cut an Onion or a clove of Garlic and rub the raw part on your elbows and knees for 10 minutes and then wash with water.  Onion and Garlic are herbaceous plant with numerous volatile oils and minerals. They are often used for phytotherapy for their essential oils and vitamin C. They help to lighten up the darkened part of the body especially knees and elbows.

Garlic and Onion

Gram Flour And Curd Pack

Gram flour contains a lot of protein, minerals and vitamins and acts as a natural exfoliant. Its whitening properties help to get rid of all blemishes and pigmentation.

Apply a smooth paste of Gram flour and curd on the affected area. Once it dries, scrub off the pack with circular motions and wash with water.

Gram Flour

Saffron And Cream Mixture

The dried stigma of Saffron plant is an exotic spice used all over the world for its color and flavor. Safranal, the volatile oil and alfa-crocin, the carotenoid compound help to lighten up the skin color giving it a radiant and fairer look. Soak a few saffron strands in a tablespoon of milk cream overnight. Apply this on the affected area and wash after 25-30 minutes.


Honey And Aloe Vera Mask

Honey, the sticky liquid, possesses a number of phytochemicals, organic acids and enzymes. These contents make it natural moisturizer for the skin whereas the lignins and saponins of the Aloe plant go deep in the skin and clean the same effectively.

Honey and Aloe vera is a great combination to remove dark spots and pigmentation in any part of the body. Apply Honey and Aloe vera gel on the affected area and wash after half an hour.

Aloe Vera And Honey

Lubrication After Shower

Mustard oil is a great anti bacterial oil with erucic acid, oleic acid and linoleic acid. These volatile acids protect and lubricate the skin and maintain its color as well. It helps the skin to retain its original melanin pigment. Right after a shower, massage some mustard oil on the affected area.

Mustard OilLeave for 10-15 minutes and then wash with warm water. Using a loofah and moisturizer on the regular basis while bathing also helps to lighten the darkened elbows and knees along with these simple remedies. Maintaining correct posture with elbows and knees facilitate the cause more.

Caution: Please use Home Remedies after Proper Research and Guidance. You accept that you are following any advice at your own risk and will properly research or consult healthcare professional.