A painful condition when vein around the rectum, anus swell into bigger size is known as hemorrhoids. Hemorrhoid or pile is quite painful. It can grow near external or inner portion of anus. Sometimes an extra mass grows outside the anus, which is quite painful. Person suffering from this experiences extreme difficulty in passing stool. It not only is painful, but also blood releases through stool. Sometimes the pain is too severe to bear, and can bring tears even to a toughest guy. The major cause for hemorrhoids is irregular bowel movement or constipation. There are plenty of useful and effective home remedies. This article will deal with various aspects of piles, like its causes, symptoms, and helpful home remedies. It is known as arsh in ayurveda.
The major causes for this painful disease are difficulty in passing stool, pain during stool release, excess intake of oily and spicy food items, excess consumption of alcohol and other soft and hard drinks, improper functioning of liver, side effects of some strong medicine. Unhealthy life style, stress, etc., are other causes of hemorrhoids.
Piles are quite painful and irritating. The major symptoms for piles or hemorrhoids are blood in stool, severe pain while passing stool, inflammation, pain around the anus, and constipation. hemorrhoids are of two types internal and external hemorrhoids. The internal pile causes bleeding, while the external hemorrhoid is painful, but does not necessarily cause bleeding in stool. The mass grown inside the anus or around it causes severe pain in the anus. Next section will talk about the various home remedies used for the treatment of this painful disease.
Hemorrhoids can be easily treated using several home remedies. It does not need much of other medicines or any kind of surgery or treatment. Some of the effective and fast relief home remedies are:
It may sound strange but it is true that onion is the most easily available home remedy for the treatment of hemorrhoid. Onion juice or raw onion soaked in water containing sugar or other sweetener can be taken. Onion stops the blood flow during the passage of stool. This can be taken 2-3 times a day at least for a month.
Karela (Bitter gourd) juice:
Juice extracted from bitter gourd can be taken with buttermilk. This too is one of the best home remedy for the treatment of hemorrhoid.
Sesame seed or til
Sesame seeds are very effective for treating piles. Take 15-20 sesame seeds in a glass of water and boil it. Strain and allow it to cool, take this mixture 2-3 times a day at least for a month. This is one of the good home remedies for hemorrhoids.
Similarly, figs too are very good for the treatment of hemorrhoids. Soak figs in water and keep it overnight. Strain the mixture and drink in empty stomach early in the morning. This prevents constipation and hence treats piles as well.
Among fruits, banana, jambu fruit are considered as one of the best fruit for the treatment of hemorrhoids. In fact it is said that jambu fruits, or jamun is the permanent solution for the treatment of hemorrhoids. Boil a ripe banana and mix it in a cup of milk. A hemorrhoids patient may take this 4-5 times a day. This gives fast relief from the painful hemorrhoids.
Another fruit is mango, especially mango seeds, dry mango seeds and powder it in a grinder. Take this powder 2-3 times a day either alone or with water. This mango seed powder will stop the release of blood in stool, and gives relief from painful stool discharge. This is one of the important home remedies for hemorrhoids.
Fruit and vegetable juice
Radish is considered as an effective home remedies, as it reduces the swelling around the anus and also relieves from pain. Patient may take reddish juice 2-3 times a day. It is also found that white colored reddish paste soothes the swelling around the rectum.
Other fruits and vegetables, whose juice is considered as fast and instant relief from piles, are carrot, lemon, spinach, mint leaves, etc. The fresh mint leaves extract with little jaggery or honey are also a good home remedy.
Dhania (Coriander) seeds
Coriander seeds play important role in the treatment of the hemorrhoid, it stops the release of blood in stool, and relieves from pain around anus. Soak 10-15 coriander seeds in water. Allow it to stand overnight and then strain. Take this in an empty stomach early in the morning. Patient can also take juice extracted from the coriander leaves. This is one of the best home remedies for hemorrhoids.
There are some natural herbs that are quite effective in the hemorrhoids treatment. Some of these herbs are bayberry, aloe vera, white oak, etc. These herbs can be made into paste and applied around the effected anus. These herbs give fast relief from severe pain.