Suffering is as not as likely if a thorough regimen is implemented to treat hemorrhoids. In order to tame hemorrhoids herbal treatment is an option. Hemorrhoids culprits are constipation, hard stools, diarrhea and pregnancy pressure. In order to battle these issues there has to be changes made in diet. The natural choices would be high fiber to include fruits, vegetables and whole grains. It is also important to consume lots of water. If needed, olive oil can be taken to ease constipation. Herbal options help as well and address both the prevention and treatment ends of hemorrhoids. A word of caution: any health products used, including herbal treatments need approval by a medical professional.
For anti-inflammatory treatment mix comfrey in powder form with vegetable oil to make a paste. Apply to the affected area and leave on. It will wash off in a bath. Those green things that look similar to bananas in the market are plantains. They have a long history of helping with hemorrhoids. Work a plantain into a poultice and apply to the affected area. This works much the same as comfrey due to the common ingredient called allantoin. Psyllium is an old stand by for hemorrhoids herbal treatment. It is used to help eliminate pain, discomfort, bleeding and itching when having to move bowels. This works as a bulking agent when taken orally with water. There are several preparations in the stores that contain this ingredient.
Witch hazel has been around for many years and is usually the active ingredient in hemorrhoid wipes and creams. It is an astringent that helps with itching and pain. Just take a fresh cotton cloth and soak with witch hazel and apply to the affected area. Leave it in place until satisfied. Apply as often as desired. Aloe is a pretty common plant that is used in many ways. For hemorrhoids herbal treatment the gel of the aloe plant can be applied directly to the affected area. This will soothe the itch and pain. Then drink a half cup of aloe vera juice for three times a day for a gentle laxative. Aloe vera juice has to be purchased as the ingredients are specific to a certain part of the plant.
Assorted oils that are used for hemorrhoids herbal treatment are not to be taken orally. Just take a drop or two and mix with vegetable oil. Apply to the affected area. Cypress, juniper, lavender, lemon and rosemary can be used. Do not mix these together. It is nice to go natural whenever possible and what is more natural than herbal remedies, a healthy diet and a fresh glass of water.