Herbal remedies for hemorrhoids offer sufferers good natural options to relieve their symptoms at home, and this article will examine some of the highly effective herbs that are useful for relieving the symptoms of hemorrhoids.
These herbs include the following examples:
The use of lemon balm has a lot of healing effects on hemorrhoid swellings; it helps to shrink and reduce the size and symptoms of the swollen inflamed pile veins rapidly. This herb is available commercially in the form of oral capsules; the 500 mg capsule of this herb should not be taken more than three times in a day.
Milk Thistle aids the detoxifying actions of the liver thus helping to get rid of the noxious chemicals in the body that are responsible for the development of most diseases; it also has anti-inflammatory properties to alleviate the inflammation of pile veins.
This herb contains an active ingredient called silymarian which has the ability to reduce inflammation very fast. This herb is also available in capsular form and the maximum dose of this capsule that you can consume daily is 450 mg.
Apart from the fact that the mango fruit is very rich in fiber, it also has a lot of other natural healing properties that are beneficial in treating piles. Mango seeds can be dried and then ground into powder form which can either be used to make tea which can sipped orally or which can be mixed with water to make a slave which can applied directly unto swollen external inflamed anal tissue to stop bleeding piles.
Although this is an herb that is usually made into a tea, the best way to use this herb to heal your symptoms is to apply it directly to the inflamed rectal region. This will reduce the swelling and itchiness associated with the disease. Yarrow is available in most grocery stores and in most whole and natural food markets.
Gotu Kola is an Indian herb. The active ingredient inside this herb is called triterpenic acid and in its capsular form this herb can be taken three times a day at a dose of 30 mg per capsule. Gotu kola extract reduces pain, swelling, fatigue, and sensation of heaviness caused by this anal ailment.
Plantain also has plenty of allantoin just like comfrey root powder. Use it just like comfrey powder by mixing it with oil and applying it directly to your anus. You can also combine equal parts of the plantain and comfrey powder. You can either buy the commercial prepared plantain powder or you can prepare your own powder at home by grinding plantain leaves into powdery form.
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