Numbing gel also called topical anesthetic can be used to kill the pain during the piercing any body parts. Likewise numbing gel is used before getting a tattoo. You can buy a numbing gel over the counter but here we will describe how to make numbing cream with recipe.
Making of numbing gel (Method – 1)
Measure Aloe Vera gel with a cup and pour it in a small bowl. Take clear aloe vera so that you can see when it gets tint from the peppers. You need to chop red chili peppers one ounce. The stems from the peppers are removed. The seeds contain concentrated amount of capsaicin, the active ingredient that has the ability to relieve pain.
Mixed well the chopped red chili peppers with gel poured in the bowl. Keep steering until you see a pink tint to the gel. If you don’t get the pink tint add more chili peppers until you get pink tint. Put the gel mixture in a close container and this is the numbing gel. Then apply this numbing gel in the treated area as when required.
Aloe vera works well and it softens the skin also it is a good moisturizer. However other over the counter gel, cream or lotion can be used as substitute. If the gel creates too much heat wipe out some of the gel by a clean towel and reduce the amount of gel in net time. It is noted that red chili peppers may sting the mucous membrane and eyes.
Wash your hand with soap and dry it before touching your eyes. Alternatively you can use hand gloves before touching the chili peppers. Some people have sensitivity to peppers and so if you face this problem immediately remove all the gel from skin and seek help from local doctors.
Be careful that you need not apply the gel on broken skin or irritated skin and that is why skin numbing procedure is very important for everybody. Also never apply this gel in open wound. This may cause more irritation and may be harmful.
Cosmetic procedures such as ear piercing and laser hair removal sometime very painful. Therefore the numbing gel temporary desensitized the skin in order to create a painless atmosphere. It is a great technique that how to apply numbing cream. You feel no pain, no discomfort rather a thrilling experience.
This gel is also called topical anesthetic which relieve the muscle pain. Though these numbing cream are available in chemist shop you can easily make at home. While making this gel you need to use some herbs and spices with analgesic pain relieving properties.
Making of Numbing gel (Method – 2)
Cut off a large leaf of Aloe vera at the bottom of plant. Wash and clean it with fresh water. Then put it over a cutting board. Take a sharp knife and make it slicing. With the help of a table spoon scrape the juice inside the leaf. Scoop up the juice and measure it to put in a container. Calculate the amount of vitamin C and E to be mixed with the gel or juice.
Use the proportion of one 500 mg vitamin C tablet one 400 IU vitamin E capsule with 60 ml of gel(1/4 cup). Crush the tablet with knife and open the capsule oil for well mixing. Stir well until all the ingredients mix well and no clumps remain. The vitamins act as stabilizer in the gel. Use this gel for gentle pain relief. Apply after every alternate 6-7 hours gap.
This will soothe your pain and discomfort. In other ways you can even make stronger gel. Stir ½ teaspoon Cayenne pepper per 60ml (1/4 cup) of gel to get a stronger gel. Blend the mixture until it completely dissolves and smooth. Cayenne pepper contains capsaicin that can relieve muscle and other pains.
This also works as anti fungal agent. Test a small amount on the forearm for irritation and some people are allergic to capsaicin. If you consider it as strong enough then add some aloe vera gel with it in order to get a cooler numbing cream.
You can also add some sweet paprika powder or turmeric into aloe vera gel for cooling effect. Sweet paprika powder ha slower concentration capsaicin ingredient. Termuric contains curcumin which is very helpful in reducing pain. Keep the gel in a closed container and fridge it.
Buy the Aloe vera gel from chemist shop. Ensure that the gel is clear as colorants may irritate the skin. Never use the gel in an open wound or sore. If you observe any rash you must stop using this gel. You can make a medium strength gel by simply adding eight drops of peppermint to 60 ml (1/4 cup) of aloe vera gel.
The things that you need to make this gel are Knife, scissors, cutting board, measuring cup, one fork, one tablespoon, one blender and one lid container. The other herbs and spices are aloe vera plant, vitamin c tablet, vitamin E capsule, sweet paprika powder and cayenne pepper etc.
Aloe vera gel is very much effective in numbing skin as it softens the skin. It is also a good natural moisturizer. When Aloe vera is not available other gels can be used as a substitute. With the small amount of pinch, a lotion or cream will serve the purpose. If the gel creates much heat wipe out the extra gel with a towel. Use smaller amount next time.
Chili peppers have the capacity to sting particularly eyes and mucous membranes. When you handle the chili peppers, be sure to wash your hands thoroughly before touching your eyes. Alternatively you can use hand gloves during handling chili peppers. Make sure that you have not touched anything while taking them off. Some people are prone to peppers sensitivity and if you have any reaction wipe out all the gel from skin and seek help from a doctor. Never apply gel on broken or irritated skin. Also never apply gel to the open wound.