Treatment for Hemorrhoids

Today, we’ll share some treatments for hemorrhoids. In addition to following your doctor’s instructions, these are ways to take care of the problem.
Treatment for Hemorrhoids

Last update: 31 October, 2020

Have you ever heard about the treatment for hemorrhoids?

Hemorrhoids are caused by dilated and inflamed veins around the area of the rectum. Excessive strain during bowel movements is one of the main causes, although it’s not the only one.

Inflamed veins can burst, causing bleeding. If the blood is red and bright, it’s just a blood vessel that has collapsed. However, if it’s dark, it could come from an area above the rectum. In more advanced cases, surgical intervention may be needed.

This is a very troubling condition. Some of the most common symptoms include: pain during bowel movements, bleeding, itching, and burning. That’s why medical attention and follow-up are required to see a rapid improvement.

It should be noted that hemorrhoids can occur at any age. However, they are most common during pregnancy and in old age.

Treatment for hemorrhoids

Here, we want to share some of the best natural treatments that you can use for your hemorrhoids if you suffer from this problem.

While they’re a great way to alleviate pain and discomfort, under no circumstance should they be used to replace the treatment prescribed by your doctor.

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1-Ice packs

Treatment for Hemorrhoids
Cold can be very helpful in cases where there is inflammation. Ice packs in the affected area can alleviate the pain with hemorrhoids immediately.

2-Baths with medicinal herbs

To relieve the itching and burning of hemorrhoids, you can use certain medicinal plants like chamomile, horsetail, and mallow root.

Procedure and application

  • Collect some of these herbs (preferably fresh).
  • Bring a pot of water to boil and add the herbs.
  • Let the resulting liquid cool and steep.
  • Soak the affected area in this liquid bath for 10 minutes.

3-Aloe vera

Aloe vera
This plant is your best friend when it comes to skin care, especially in the case of burns and rashes. It also works for hemorrhoids, however. If you’re not allergic to aloe, we suggest applying a little gel from this plant to the affected area.

Procedure and application

  • Collect one or two leaves of the aloe plant and slice them open.
  • Scrape the gel into a small bowl.
  • Apply this gel to the inflamed areas.

Another way to prepare this treatment is the following: freeze an aloe leaf and apply the cold gel directly to the area to reduce inflammation and relieve itching.


This fruit has certain properties that are very beneficial when it comes to treating hemorrhoids. Its intake helps to:

  • Expel toxins and reduce inflammation (thanks to a diuretic effect);
  • Fight any type of infection;
  • Improve digestion;
  • Protect your skin from ultraviolet rays;
  • Promote wound healing.

Procedure and application

  • Wash a ripe tomato well and cut it in half.
  • Wrap it in gauze.
  • Apply it by exerting pressure directly on the affected area.
  • Rinse with soap and cool water.

5-Potatoes and chard

Potatoes and chard
Potatoes and chard are anti-inflammatory and are known for their soothing properties.
You can apply them direction and also use them as a suppository to alleviate the symptoms of hemorrhoids.

Procedure and application

  • Peel and grate a raw potato.
  • Apply it directly to the affected area with care. Leave it for a few minutes and then rinse with fresh water.
  • After a bowel movement you can slice a potato in the shape of a suppository and insert it for 20 minutes for pain relief.

Procedure and application for chard

  • Take a bunch of chard, wash it well, and cool it in the fridge.
  • Apply several leaves to the affected area at least three times a day.

Do you want to know more? Read: 8 incredible benefits of raw potato

Diet for hemorrhoids

A very important factor for the treatment of hemorrhoids is your diet because it has direct influence over your intestines. In addition to consuming plenty of water, it’s a good idea to add the following foods to your daily meals:

  • Broccoli
  • Plum
  • Grain
  • Papaya
  • Vegetables
  • Beets
  • Fresh fruits
  • Flax seeds

Whole grains are among the most recommended foods for your treatment. Oats, rye, millet and others help prevent irritation.

It’s also a good idea to drink between six and seven glasses of mineral water a day and avoid sugary or alcoholic beverages. Remember that fluid intake is essential.

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