It is best to ice the area that took the blow first if able. It will help with the pain and swelling that occurs in the area of trauma. Then you can follow up with essential oils before the bruise even appears.
The application of essential oils for bruises is an excellent way to speed the healing process, reduce pain and inflammation, and improve the appearance of these temporary injuries. Bruises are some of the most common injuries that can happen to the skin and are caused when the blood vessels in a certain area are ruptured, allowing blood cells to pool beneath a certain area of skin.