✓ Aloe Vera
For its soothing and anti-inflammatory properties, aloe vera gel has been used historically to treat hemorrhoids and various skin conditions by reducing irritation, burning, itching, and swelling. Thanks to the high content of acemannano, it is used to heal wounds and give relief for pain and itching. It is also used to act on the circulation, reducing venous stasis.
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✓ Epsom Salt
A warm sitz bath with Epsom salt is known to help soothe the irritation from external hemorrhoids by reducing swelling and pain. People take a Epsom Salt bath because it helps them relaxing their sphincter muscle and reducing painful spasms that are common with hemorrhoids.
✓ Apple Cider Vinegar
About 5-6 percent of apple cider vinegar consists of acetic acid. Many healers testify that astringents present in acetic acid help to shrink the organic tissues (like skin) and reduce swelling of piles thanks to its antibacterial properties. It helped many people by providing relief from itching, pain and inflammation.
You can soak a cotton ball in apple cider vinegar and applying it to the hemorrhoid area or you can take a warm bath with a few cups of apple cider vinegar. Try it to relax your painful area by relieving you from pain of those strangled veins of hemorrhoids.
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✓ Coconut Oil
Like in many indigenous cultures, coconut oil can be applied topically or ingested orally to treat hemorrhoids and their symptoms. Yes, due to its anti-inflammatory and analgesic (or pain-relieving) properties, indigenous sqy it reduces inflammation, swelling and discomfort caused by the hemorrhoids, while its antibacterial properties allow the hemorrhoids to heal faster.
✓ Castor Oil
Castor oil is among the home remedies that helps reducing the pain owing to piles by reducing its size thanks to its anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, anti-oxidant, and anti-fungal properties. You can take a few ml of castor oil every day with a glass of milk. You can also use castor oil externally by taking a cotton ball and dip or soak it in the castor oil and apply to the affected area and let it stay there for about 15-20 minutes. Do this daily for a week.
People who have tried it say it works quickly and painlessly for hemorrhoids, and often brings relief after the first application!
✓ Tea Tree
Tea tree oil is used in many alternative medicines to help shrink hemorrhoids, along with reducing swelling and itching due to its strong anti-inflammatory properties and antiseptic qualities. For alternative healers, tea tree oil kills bacteria, reduces inflammation, and promotes healing.
Tea tree oil alone is too strong to apply directly on to your skin (especially the sensitive inflamed skin around a hemorrhoid), but you can make a tea tree oil ointment diluting it well with jojoba oil or coconut oil.
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