When applying the following natural remedies, make sure the hemorrhoid area is clean. Wash gently and pat dry with a moistened towel.
Apple Cider Vinegar
Apple Cider Vinegar ranks as one of the most beneficial and popular natural treatment for piles. Soak a cotton ball or tissue and apply directly to the hemorrhoid area for instant relief. A slight stinging sensation may occur but the pain and itching will decrease immediately. For internal hemorrhoids, ingesting a teaspoon of vinegar diluted in water may provide relief of pain and bleeding.
Tea Tree Oil
Tea Tree oil has been found to be a natural and effective treatment to reduce the inflammation and cure piles. It should be diluted with a carrier oil such as castor or sweet almond oil. Apply 2 – 3 times daily to the affected area utilizing a clean cotton swab.
Lavender and Rosemary Oil
Essential oils like Lavender or Rosemary Oil also help provide discomfort and inflammation relief. Apply 2 – 3 times daily to hemorrhoid utilizing a clean cotton swab.
Coconut and Olive Oil
Coconut oil is rich in lauric acid which is a powerful virus and gram-negative bacteria destroyer. Olive oil contains phytonutrients that mimic the effect of ibuprofen in reducing inflammation. In addition to being applied to the affected are to alleviate pain and discomfort, these oils can be consumed as part of a well-balanced diet. They are rich in monosaturated fatty acids which improve the functionality of the bowel movement. Consume approximately 1 teaspoon daily to reap these benefits.
The aloe plant has a rich tradition of healing and wellness. When applied to the piles, it promotes healing and size reduction. It is important to use the natural source which is obtained by breaking a small piece of the leaf and extracting the gel.
Bioflavonoids are organic compounds found in citrus fruits such as lemons, oranges and grapefruit. They have multiple health benefits such as blood vessel stabilization, inflammation and bleeding reduction, pain and irritation discomfort relief during flare-ups. However, hesperidin has the potential to interact with other medications so consult with your primary care physician before consuming citrus fruit.
Witch Hazel is the common name of a solution made from the leaves and bark of the Hamamelis Virginia. It is applied topically to the anal area utilizing cotton compresses or medicated pads (such as Tucks). Because it is an astringent, Witch Hazel has been found to decrease the bleeding. It may also relieve pain, itching and discomfort.