When we talk about the petechiae we refer to small red spots on the skin that come spontaneously. Over time the spots may become yellow or green.
Petechiae are actually small accumulations of blood that appear under the skin, change color by the blood cycle because of the chemical changes that is experiencing. Appear as a result of weak a blood vessel, which makes it releases a small amount of blood.
Among the causes of its appearance can highlight the fragility of the capillaries may also occur through insect bites, blows to the skin or the suffering of a small crack to stop releasing a small amount of blood. In other cases, is linked to diseases such as anemia or a virus that affects blood clotting, nerve disorders, poisoning, and liver disease.
To avoid the appearance it is advisable to carry forward a healthy and balanced diet where there is a high intake of vitamin C, vitamin E and all vitamins of the Group B. It must not miss vitamin K which is one of the most powerful coagulants exists, you can find them in different green leafy vegetables.
While it is true that the petechiae fade over time need to be treated to avoid further stains that may be indicative of other problems.
In the event that is not serious we can help with some herbs to activate the circulation, such as horse chestnut, Shepherd’s purse, Clover, Rusco allowing strengthen capillary walls and have a vasoconstrictor effect. We recommend that before use any remedy, however natural it is, you should consult your doctor.