Monday, October 21, 2013

Herbs for hemorrhoids

Herbs for Hemorrhoids

Herbs for Hemorrhoids

piles, herb and treatment

There are a variety of herbs for hemorrhoids that work as well, and often better, than over the counter and prescription medications. Some herbs can be applied topically, others work when inserted into the anus and serve to clean the area and reduce symptoms at the same time. Here are a few of your choices:

* Fresh pulp aloe vera gel applied to anus takes away pain much like aspirin.
* Bayberry, goldenseal root, myrrh, white oak as salves are similar to many over the counter, conventional hemorrhoid treatments.
* Comfrey root made into a paste and put in a poultice is a good way to heal bleeding caused by hemorrhoids.
* Elderberry poultice or mullein poultice held to the anal area helps reduce swelling and inflammation.
* Yarrow boiled into a tea and applied with a cotton ball several times a day is another anti-inflammatory agent.
* Witch hazel applied with a cotton ball a few times a day acts as astringent.
* Buckthorn bark, collinsonia ro


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