5 Effective Ayurvedic Herbs and Home Remedies for Hemorrhoids (Piles)

Hemorrhoids or piles are a health condition where veins in the rectum and anus get swelling and inflamed. It typically result in obstruct to move stool from the body, some times while moving stools one may feel a severe pain and bleeding. Bleeding is a real concern and most of the patients gets exhausted with this, care should be taken to avoid bleeding and get rid of Hemorrhoids or piles.

What Causes Hemorrhoids:

In most of the case hemorrhoids causes due to diet, some times sitting for long time in one place may also cause the problem of hemorrhoids. Apart from this many other factors like age, heredity, use of laxative, pregnancy may even cause to be effected by hemorrhoids.

Approach of Ayurvedic Treatment for Hemorrhoids (Piles)

Ayurvedic treatment for piles has two broad ways, the first one is ayurveda concerns about constipation and approaches to reduce the problem of constipation whih are largely associated with piles. As it approaches to reduce constipation ayurvedic treatment takes care of other problems like pain and bleeding. External application of certain oils or cream is used to reduce the pain and bleeding. Ayurveda also recommends necessary dietary changes and recommends to avoid spice and oily food while suggest to increase intake of ghee, buttermilk and leafy vegetables as these dietary food helps to relive the pain associated with hemorrhoids.

Here to help my readers, I am giving out 12 effective ayurvedic home remedies which can help you to relieve to some extent with the problem of hemorrhoids. However, please note that if you face problem even after using these ayurvedic home remedies then do consult your nearest ayurvedic doctor.

Ayurvedic Home Remedy with Radish

Radish is one of the best home remedy for hemorrhoids, most of the people doesn’t like the smell of radish, and however the method here is to use radish paste as external application, so it would be much helpful for every one. Just follow the process:

  1. Crush 1 radish
  2. Add some milk to make a thick paste
  3. Mix well
  4. Apply around the anal opening
  5. Wash off after 15 min
  6. Repeat 2 times a day.

Ayurvedic Home Remedy with Cumin Seeds:

Cumin seeds are one which has a feature which pretty much useful to controlling acidic function, using the preparation made with cumin seeds as external application can help to control and heal from the burning and pain, just follow the process:

  1. Take 1 tbsp cumin seed powder
  2. Add water to make a thick paste
  3. Mix well
  4. Apply on the affected area
  5. Leave for 15 min
  6. Wash off with water
  7. Do this 2 times a day

Ayurvedic Home Remedy with Ginger and Mint:

Both ginger and Mint has strong properties which aids Digestion problems as both act in ways that may seem paradoxical, both ginger and mint helps to stimulate and relax the intestines. So using the combination and taking internally will you in a large way to correct digestive problems and sooth intestine. Follow the process:

  1. Crush some ginger (1 inch piece) and make a paste
  2. Crush a handful of mint leaves and make a paste
  3. Take 1 tsp ginger paste
  4. Add 2 tsp mint leaves’ paste
  5. Mix well
  6. Press the paste on a sieve and extract its juice
  7. Add 2 tsp lemon juice to it
  8. Add 1 tsp honey
  9. Mix well
  10. Consume 2 times a day

Ayurvedic Medicine for Hemorrhoids [Piles]

The above listed are best possible home remedies which you can prepare with the available kitchen items at home, however it really requires patience and most of the people are laze or bored enough to prepare the said preparation every day and use it. You can always find alternative Ayurvedic medicines which are ready to use and are made with the same natural ingredients and pretty much safe to use.

Here below are some of the best Ayurvedic medicines available in most of the Ayurvedic store which are quite safe to use for hemorrhoids (piles):

  1. Abhayarishta: As an oral liquid preparation, it is also useful in constipation. Active ingredients includes: Haritaki, Munkka, Vidanga, LandrayanmoolGokshuru, Nishoth, Dhanya, Chavya, Saunf, sonth, Dantimool, Mochras and Jaggary.  Dosage: 15 to 30 ml with equal quantity of water twice a day after meals
  2. Pilex: The medical answer to a surgical problem, it comes both in ointment and tablet form, you can use ointment for external application and take tablet internally. Key ingredients includes: Sensitive plant (Lajjalu) has astringent and styptic properties that are beneficial in treating bleeding piles.
  3. Kutajghan Bati: A pill form of tablet effective in bleeding of piles and its complications. Active ingredients includes: Kutaj bark , Ghan and atis. Dosage:  Dose : 1 to 4 pills with warm water
  4. Pranda Gutika: This too is pill type of tablet effective as general remedy for the problems associated wit hemorrhoids (piles), helps to improve blood circulation and cures anemia. Active ingredients includes: Trikatu, chavya,  Talispatra, Chaturjat, Pipalmool Jaggery. Dosage: 1 pill before meal
  5. Kasisadi Taila: An excellent external antiseptic & disinfectant usage oil helpful pruritis piles, ozena and ulcers. Active ingredients includes: Kasis, Kut, Pipal, sonth, mansila, chitrak, Bidang, saindhava, Harital, Sonth, Dugdha, arkDugdha, cow’s urine,  oil etc Dosage:  Apply on the anal area and on forehead.

Final Note:

It is highly recommended to change your diet, drink lots of water, and drink butter milk which helps to ease bowel movement. Avoid sitting on one place long time, just change or simply take a break in between. A regular light exercise or simple daily walking will also help you a lot not only problems associated with hemorrhoids but also for many other problems.