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|Home Remedies for Hemorrhoids
Piles or hemorrhoids is one of the most common ailments today. It is a varicose and often inflamed condition of the veins,
inside or just outside the rectum. In external piles, there is a lot of pain but not much bleeding. In the case of internal piles,
there is discharge of dark blood. In some cases the veins burst and this results in what is known as bleeding piles.
Pain at passing stools, slight bleeding in the case of internal trouble, and feeling of soreness and irritation after passing a stool
are the usual symptoms of piles. The patient cannot sit comfortably due to itching, discomfort, and pain in the rectal region.
The primary cause of piles is chronic constipation and other bowel disorders.
|The straining in order to evacuate the constipated bowels, and the pressure thus caused on the surrounding veins leads to
piles.Piles are more common during pregnancy and in conditions affecting the liver and upper bowel. Other causes are
prolonged periods of standing or sitting, strenuous work, obesity, general weakness of the tissues of the body, mental tension,
Home Remedies for Hemorrhoids #1
The juice of the fresh leaves of bitter gourd is also valuable in piles. Three teaspoons of the leaf juice, mixed with a glass of
buttermilk, should be taken every morning for treating this condition. A paste of the roots of the bitter gourd plant can also be
applied over piles with beneficial results.
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Ginger is also useful in this disease. Half a teaspoon of fresh ginger juice, mixed with one teaspoon each of fresh lime juice and
fresh mint juice, and a tablespoon of honey, constitutes an effective medicine for piles.
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Onions are valuable in bleeding piles. About thirty grams of this vegetable should be finely rubbed in water and sixty grams of
sugar added to it. It should be taken twice daily by the patient It will bring relief within a few days. Onion is also useful in the
treatment of dry piles. A crushed onion, skinned and roasted in aches, may be applied with beneficial results.
Home Remedies for Hemorrhoids #4
Rice has a very low fiber content and is, therefore, extremely soothing to the digestive system. A thick gruel of rice, mixed with
a glass of buttermilk and a ripe banana, given twice a day, is a very nutritious diet for a patient with piles.
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The use of dry figs is one of the most effective home remedies for piles. Three or four figs should be soaked overnight in water
after being cleaned thoroughly in hot water. They should be taken first thing in the morning along with the water in which they
were soaked. They should also be taken in the evening in a similar manner. This treatment should be continued for three or
four weeks. The tiny seeds of the fruit possess an excellent quality of stimulating peristaltic movements of the intestines.This
facilitates easy evacuation of faeces and keeps the alimentary canal clean. The pressure on the anus thus being relieved, the
hemorrhoids also contract.
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Mango seeds are an effective remedy for bleeding piles. The seeds should be collected during the mango season, dried in the
shade, powdered, and kept stored for use as medicine. This powder should be given in doses of about one and a half to two
grams with or without honey, twice daily.
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The jambul fruit is another effective remedy for bleeding piles. The fruit should be taken with salt every morning for two or
three months during its season. The use of the fruit in this manner during every season will effect a complete cure and save
the user from bleeding piles for his entire life.
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Sesame seeds are also valuable in piles. They can be taken in the form of a decoction by boiling twenty grams, of seeds in
,500 ml of water till it is reduced by one-third, or as sweetmeats. Ground to paste with water, they can be given with butter for
|Home Remedies for Hemorrhoids #9
Mix 8 tablespoons willow bark, 3 tablespoons of horse weed, 6 tablespoons red oak bark, 4 tablespoons pilewort, and 4
tablespoons sage. Add 1/2 teaspoon of this herb mixture to 2 cups boiling water. Let stand, covered, until cool. Strain and use
as a rectal enema before going to bed.
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