These powerful home remedies for hemorrhoids will help in treatment for hemorrhoids at home.
Hemorrhoids also known as “Piles“
are swollen veins in the lower part of your rectum and anus.
The rectum constitutes the bottom part of colon (large intestine).
The tissues which support the blood vessels get stretched and
as a result,vessels get expanded and walls get thinned
leading to bleeding.
Continual pressure and stretch leads to protruding of weakened vessels.
Due to similarity with varicose veins,it is often described as the
“varicose veins of the anus and rectum“.
Millions of Americans suffer from hemorrhoids.
Fortunately,home remedies for hemorrhoids
help many people to get relieve from hemorrhoids.
Types of hemorrhoids-
There are different types of hemorrhoids depending on the location.
- External hemorrhoids- They are covered by sensitive skin and occur near the anus.
They are usually painless.
- Internal hemorrhoids-They occur within the anus and are invisible.
Severe pain can be felt if it has become prolapsed i.e.
it has got out of the anus and cannot be pushed back.
- Prolapsed hemorrhoids-They occur as blood clots formed in external hemorrhoid in an anal skin.
Large clots cause significant pain.
During first 48 hours,a painful mass appears and gets worse.
Over the next few days,pain starts to lessen.
Bleeding is noticeable if the skin on the top opens.
Signs and symptoms of hemorrhoids depend on the type of hemorrhoid.
- Swelling around anus
- Painless bleeding
- Protruding hemorrhoids
- Pain and irritation due to prolapsed hemorrhoids
- Swelling and inflammation around the anus
- Lumps near the anus
- Severe pain
Although there are number of causes of hemorrhoids but
the exact causes of hemorrhoids are unknown.
Swelling of veins around the anus occurs due to increased pressure.
This development of increased pressure may be due to-
- Low-fiber diet
- Lifting heavyweights
- Anal sex
- Increased straining during bowel movements
- Chronic diarrhea or constipation
- Sitting in the toil for long periods
Home remedy #1
Soak peels of pomegranate in a bowl of water.
Let it boil for 5-10 minutes.
Strain the concoction and let it cool down.
Drink it twice in a day in the morning and the evening respectively.
It is an effective treatment for hemorrhoids at home.
Home remedy #2
For bleeding piles,make a curd of 250 ml of goat’s milk.
Add carrot juice in equal amount and blend it.
Drink this mixture.
Home remedy #3
Horse-chestnut extract is also known as “Aesculus hippocastanum“.
They contain saponin known as Aescin which has anti-inflammatory,
venotonic and anti-edema actions.
It helps in improving the vein walls tone thereby,
strengthening the vein’s support structure.
Thus,it is one of the effective home remedies for hemorrhoids.
Home remedy #4
Mash a ripe banana in a cup of milk.
Consume this mixture 3-4 times in a day.
Try to have them on an empty stomach in the morning.
Home remedy #5
Mix 2 tablespoon of juice of bitter gourd leaves
in a glass of buttermilk.
Have it on an empty stomach in the early morning.
Home remedy #6
In a glass of water,soak 3-4 figs.
Keep them overnight.
Consume them early morning on an empty stomach.
Home remedy #7
Extract about 150 ml of turnip juice.
Combine it with other vegetable juices such as spinach,carrots etc.
Have it twice a day.
Home remedy #8
Extract the juice of white radish.
Mix it with honey and apply it on the piles.
Home remedy #9
Dry the mango seeds in shade.
Powder and store it.
Give 1.5-2 grams of this powder with or without honey twice a day.
Home remedy #10
Rub about 30 grams of onions in water.
Add 60 grams of sugar to it.
Take it twice a day.
Home remedy #11
Prepare buttermilk with cow’s milk.
Add rock salt,ginger to it.
Take this mixture twice a day.
Home remedy #12
Butcher’s broom is also known as “Ruscus aculeatus“.
They are rich in phytochemicals known as steroidal saponins.
The extract of this plant contains ruscogenins which have
anti-inflammatory and vasoconstrictor effects.
They help to tighten and strengthen veins.
Home remedy #13
Rue is also known as “Ruta graveolens“.
It has been in used for centuries to treat many diseases.
The essential oil of rue contains 2 main constituents
It also contains coumarins and limonoids.
It helps to alleviate varicose veins and
helps to strengthen fragile blood vessels.
Home remedy #14
SESAME SEED OIL-
Sesame seed oil has been used as a healing oil for centuries.
It is rich in linoleic acid and oleic acid.
It is an anti-inflammatory,anti-viral and antibacterial agent.
Sesame seed oil is rich in Vitamin-E and absorbs quickly.
It also penetrates fast in bone marrow and tissue so
it can be used as a carrier oil.
Home remedy #15
Olive is also known as “Oleaeuropaea“.
It is rich in omega-3 fatty acids.
It has anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.
Olive oil reduces the risk of coronary heart diseases and
increases arterial elasticity.
It also has favorable effects on cholesterol regulation and
LDL cholesterol oxidation.
Olive oil revitalizes the skin.
Home remedy #16
White lupin is also known as “Lupinus albus“.
It is rich source of protein and oleic acid.
The lupin essential extract oil has shown to be
10,000 more potent than Vitamin-E and
5,000 more potent than Vitamin-c.
It helps in supporting the activity of skin repair enzyme
which helps in recovery and skin healing.
Home remedy #17
Mint also known as “Peppermint“
has been used for years as a treatment for hemorrhoids at home.
They have small white purple flowers that
produce pungent oil used for flavoring.
It helps to reduce itching and hemorrhoids pain.
- Drink plenty of water as this helps to flush out
waste products and toxins from the body.
Water also helps in relieving constipation and
maintaining normal bowel habits.
- Cobra pose and bow pose are the best yoga poses for treating hemorrhoids.
- Eat diet rich in vegetables,fruits and seeds such as
blackberry,bitter gourd,sesame seeds,papaya and figs.
- Avoid straining as holding breath creates greater pressure
in the lower rectum’s veins.
- Don’t sit for long periods of time as it increases
the pressure on the veins.
- Try fiber supplements as studies have shown that
using supplements such as psyllium improve overall symptoms
and bleeding from piles.