Natural Remedies for Hemorrhoids
A Hemorrhoid is a mass of dilated veins in swollen tissues at the margin of the anus or nearly within the rectum. This condition si also called as piles.
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Causes include low fiber diet, aging, chronic constipation, pregnancy, tumors in the pelvis area, Obesity, Diet rich with processed foods and lacking of fiber in food, bouts of diarrhea, using laxatives, anal intercourse, straining during bowel movements.
Symptoms include Pain, itching, pricking sensation, inflammation around anal region, discomfort, while passing stools with some degree of itching, bleeding through stools, a lump near the anus which may be painful. Hemorrhoid symptoms depend on the location of the hemorrhoids.
In the earlier stages of Hemorrhoids, natural Remedies are very effective. So one should resort to these to try and avoid try to avoid surgery.
Natural remedies for hemorrhoids that are helpful-
Do not sit on a hard surface for a long time.
A paste made of sesame seeds can be applied over bleeding piles as an external treatment.
Drink Radish juice twice daily with a little bit of salt.
A warm paste of dry Radish is a good application in non bleeding hemorrhoids.
Soak figs in a glass of water overnight. Eat them early in the morning.
Avoid spicy foods, fried foods, oily and spicy food, red pepper, and excessive amount of salt, egg plant products.
Take the juice of green leaves of Coriander.
For bleeding piles, take the powder of dried mango seeds mixed in water or buttermilk.
Fiber shows a beneficial effect on hemorrhoids as it helps to relieve the problems of hemorrhoids and to soften the stools. To get fiber, eat whole grains and plenty of vegetables.
Apply a paste of white radish made in milk on the inflamed piles to relieve the pain.
Drinking buttermilk is very effective. Add a bit of black pepper powder and cumin seed powder to it.
Drinking a decoction of dried ginger twice daily is beneficial.
Drinking a decoction of Terminalia chebula before going to bed is advisable.
Apply some coconut oil on the affected area. It gives soothing effect for a short period of time.
Eating raw cut Onions with sugar is advisable.
Boil ripe banana in some milk. Then mash it. Take this twice daily.
Bioflavonoids strengthen the blood vessels and relieve inflammation. They help to relieve pain and disorders of anal region occurring at the time of acute attack of hemorrhoids.
Wear cotton underwear to prevent accumulation of moisture.
The juice of carrot and spinach is advisable.
The juice of Bitter gourd is beneficial in hemorrhoids.
Take ginger juice, lime juice, mint juice in equal parts. Add 1 tablespoon of honey to it and take this once a day. This is one of the best home remedies for hemorrhoids.
Sesame seed extract is an Emollient. A paste of the seeds mixed with butter is used in bleeding piles.
I hope the above natural remedies for hemorrhoids including the use of certain herbal supplements will help all that are trying to address this situation. In severe or chronic cases one should consult a healthcare adviser.
Dr. Veena Deo is an Ayurvedic Doctor in India. All the information provided and on supplements above and opinions expressed above are her own and should not be construed as medical advice. This information is provided for educational purposes only.