Hemorrhoids can show up either inside the rectum or on the outside. They are painful sores that hurt and bleed when you pass stool or wipe with toilet tissue. One reason hemorrhoids show up is from straining too much while you are going to the bathroom. Being over weight or pregnant can also cause hemorrhoids. There are plenty of herbal remedies for hemorrhoids. Try these herbs.
Butcher’s broom is used to get rid of the pain and itching. Apply butcher’s broom to your hemorrhoids topically to help with itching and pain.
Dandelion can make your stool a lot less hard. As a result, you won’t have to strain while trying to go to the bathroom. This will prevent any future hemorrhoids. Take dandelion in capsule form or tincture in order to make your stool more soft and easily passable.
When your hemorrhoids begin to bleed, use horsetail to help to stop the bleeding.
Usually your hemorrhoids will be swollen and inflamed. If they are, use St. John’s wort to help get rid of it. Apply St. John’s wort oil directly to your hemorrhoids to get rid of any swelling or inflammation that may be present.
Another herb you can use when your hemorrhoids are bleeding is witch hazel. Buy witch hazel suppositories and stop the bleeding of your hemorrhoids.
A great way to get rid of hemorrhoids is to use psyllium seed. Psyllium seed can make your stool a lot more soft and regular. This will prevent straining while you are in the bathroom. Another thing psyllium seed does for you is it can soothe the lining of your bowel. Psyllium seed can be found in products like metamucil.
Horse chestnut can really benefit you if you have hemorrhoids. Horse chestnut can make your blood cell more elastic. That will prevent ripping and tearing. Also, it can get rid of the swelling involved with hemorrhoids.
Calendula cream can really help your hemorrhoids stop hurting. It also gets rid of any inflammation. You can either use cream or a calendula infusion bath.
A great remedy for hemorrhoids that you can apply directly to the sores is aloe gel. Apply aloe gel to get rid of the burning and pain associated with your hemorrhoids.