Tips to Remove the Black Stains from Elbow

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Black elbow stains are seen in some people while others don’t have this color change in their elbow. In certain people the knee, elbow, under arms etc become darker than the other part of the skin. This can be due to continuous wear and tear that leads to the development of calluses and hyper pigmented skin on elbow. Exposure to UV rays also increases your risk of getting dark color on the elbow. You can remove these stains from your elbows and the following remedies may help you to get rid of these stains.

Remedies for Black Elbow Stains

Orange Scrub

Cut a fresh orange in to half and rub each half on one elbow until the whole orange gets crushed. Then leave the orange juice on the elbow itself till it becomes dry. Then wash off the orange juice with water. It gives a bleaching effect on your skin and if you repeat this daily then you can easily reduce the black color on your elbow.


Cut and squeeze two or three limes or lemons to get the juice. Collect the juice in a small bowl and apply it on the elbow. Leave it for 15 minutes and then wash off. Repeat this after every time you take a bath. This helps to lighten the skin gradually. Instead of taking juice you can also rub a slice of lime on your elbow or you can mix the juice with some vinegar or coconut oil to get extra benefit.

You can also mix lime juice with equal quantity of cucumber juice and turmeric powder and then apply this mixture on your elbow. Leave the paste on the elbow till it becomes dry and then rinse with water.

Turmeric Powder

Make a paste out of turmeric powder, gram flour and milk. Spread this paste on the skin of the elbow region. Leave it for 30 minutes and scrub off the paste when it gets dried. This aids in removing the dead tissues while helping to lighten the skin.

Make a paste with three curry leaves and one teaspoon turmeric powder. Apply this mixture on the elbow and keep it for 15 minutes. There after wash of the paste with warm water. You can also substitute the curry leaves with henna leaves.

While beautifying your body take care to beautify your elbow too. This will give you a perfect look.