Before medications, there are so many things to do at home to get rid of hemorrhoids. They ease the pain and itching symptoms effectively.
Don’t let your day be spoiled by the pain and discomfort caused by hemorrhoids. Instead, you can use these home remedies to alleviate the symptoms of it.
- Olive Oil: Olive oil is rich in anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties and is useful for the external hemorrhoids. Using of olive oil can enhance the blood vessels elasticity so that they shrink the size of swollen blood vessels in the anal canal. You can take 1 tbsp. of olive oil daily to reduce the inflammation while mixing it with plum leaves to be applied on your hemorrhoids can be relieving for the pain and swelling.
- Apple Cider Vinegar: Apple Cider Vinegar is an effective home remedy for many of the health and skin issues. It is equally beneficial when it comes to treat hemorrhoids at home. Take cotton ball and soak it with ACV (apple cider vinegar) and apply it over your external hemorrhoids. However, you may experience a stinging sensation for a while, but it is essential for lowering the itching and pain. If you’ve developed internal hemorrhoids, you can take water with ACV to get rid of pain and bleeding.
- Cold compress: A cold compress is useful to reduce the size of the hemorrhoids. Besides, it eases the pain and itching symptoms, and makes the stool easier to pass when swelling is reduced. All you need to wrap some ice pieces in a clean cloth and then compress against your hemorrhoids. It is helpful to constrict the blood vessels, thereby decreasing the hemorrhoids.
- Aloe Vera: Like ACV, Aloe Vera is the panacea for many diseases. It is an effective home remedy to ease the symptoms of hemorrhoids thanks to its anti-inflammatory and therapeutic properties. It can be taken for both external and internal hemorrhoids. Peel off the aloe vera leaf and extract its gel to apply on your anus to get relief from sensation.
You can soak yourself in a tub of warm water to get relief from pain and itching. Plus, it makes your blood vessel to relax. Make sure to dip your inflamed area for nearly 30 minutes in warm water. Later, wipe the area gently by using wet towel. Repeat it daily can reduce your hemorrhoids effectively.
- Lemon Juice
Lemon juice is rich in nutrients that are essential to reduce the hemorrhoids symptoms. Moreover, they can make your capillaries and blood vessels walls strong. You need to just soak the cotton ball in lemon juice and apply it on the hemorrhoid. In starting, you can feel sensation, but a sudden relief only comes after that. The other way to use lemon is to squeeze its slice into a cup of hot milk. Take it daily to see the desired results.
Combining these home remedies with several changes in your lifestyle can heal your hemorrhoids quickly. Drink more water and maintain your personal hygiene. Listen to your “call of nature” as holding the stool can enhance your pain.