Home Remedies For Hemorrhoids

Hemorrhoids are caused by the swelling in the veins in your anus and rectum. The swelling is often caused by the pressure or strain on the veins in the rectum. Vein boundaries are thin and a little pressure on the veins can cause swelling which often leads to pile formation filled with blood. Hemorrhoids are of two types, internal or external. Internal hemorrhoids are the pile formation inside the rectum and is not visible physically. These piles are not painful but cause bleeding while passing stool. External hemorrhoids are painful and cause discomfort while putting strain on the anus during bowel movement.

Hemorrhoids can be treated in a number of ways based on its condition and types. Usually topical, oral and injectable treatments are suggested for treating hemorrhoids. Surgery is also done for the thrombosis external hemorrhoids, which is the pile formation filled with blood. But hemorrhoids can be treated with the help of some home remedies as well

Home Remedies for Hemorrhoids:

If you don’t want to get medicinal treatment for hemorrhoids or consider surgery for pile removal, home remedies is often the best solution to this problem. Below are listed some amazing home remedies for the treatment of hemorrhoids:

  1. Aloe Vera:

Aloe Vera gel is a great home remedy for hemorrhoids which can be easily found at drugstores. If you have an Aloe Vera plant at home you can directly squeeze the gel from its branches. Aloe Vera has anti-inflammatory properties which are ideal for treating inflammatory skin conditions. However, it is recommended that you use pure Aloe Vera gel on your hemorrhoid piles. Some people are allergic to Aloe Vera so check it before application.

  1. Garlic:

Garlic is also known for its anti-inflammatory properties which also fights bacteria, fungi and viruses. You can insert a single peeled garlic clove from the garlic bulb into your rectal at bedtime for soothing hemorrhoids. The clove will be ejected naturally during your bowel movement. Try this three to four times a week for effective results. You can also rub garlic clove onto the external hemorrhoid piles for soothing effect. You can also check garlic suppository for hemorrhoids to know more about its usage.

  1. Epsom Salt Warm Bath:

Taking warm bath with the addition of Epsom salt in the water will give you a soothing effect and relieve you from pain after every bowel movement. You can also use a sitz bath which is a plastic tub that can be placed over a toilet seat, especially made hemorrhoid patients.