(Last Updated on : 23-05-2016)
Natural remedy for piles
prescribes that the whole digestive tract must be given a complete rest for a few days and the intestines should be thoroughly cleansed. Never hold in stools, as it may worsen the condition and delay the treatment. Always wear comfortable clothes to reduce irritation due to hemorrhoids.
Piles are swollen veins around the anal opening or the anal canal. They can be painful and linger on for a long time causing distress. The main symptoms include bleeding during the bowel movement and itching. Piles are both internal and external. Internal hemorrhoids, unless they are severe, cannot be seen or felt. External hemorrhoids can be seen on the outside of the anus. Although uncomfortable and embarrassing, it is not normally a serious condition.
Diet Therapy for Piles
In the natural remedy for piles
, the patient should adopt an all-fruit diet
for at least 7 days. After the all-fruit diet, the patient may adopt a diet of natural foods aimed at securing soft stools.
Home Remedies for Piles
The most vital food remedy for piles is Dry Figs. Three or four figs should be soaked overnight in water after cleansing them methodically in hot water. They should be taken the first thing in the morning along with water in which they were soaked. They should also be taken in the evening in a similar manner. This therapy should be continued for 3 or 4 weeks. The tiny seeds of the fruit possess an exceptional quality of stimulating peristaltic movements of intestines. This facilitates easy evacuation of faeces and keeps the alimentary canal clean.
Mango seeds are regarded as an efficient medication for bleeding piles. The seeds should be collected during the mango season, dried in the shade and powdered and kept stored for use as medicine. It should be given in doses of about 1 to 2 grams with or without honey.
Boil 1 ripe banana in 1 cup of milk, mash well. Having this mixture at least 3 - 4 times a day helps ease pain associated with piles.
The Jambul fruit is another effective food remedy for bleeding piles. The fruit should be taken with salt every morning for 2 or 3 months in its season.
White Radish is considered extremely valuable in the treatment of piles. White radish well ground into a paste in milk can also be beneficial applied over inflamed pile masses to ease pain and swelling.
Psyllium husk is crammed with fiber, which makes stools softer and eases its movements. Consuming it regularly may help in reducing stress in the swollen veins providing it time to heal.
Water Treatment for Piles
The patient should drink at least 6 to 8 glasses of water a day.
He should avoid straining to pass a stool.
Cold water treatment helps the veins to shrink and tones up their walls.
Other water treatments advantageous in curing piles include cold perennial douche and cold compress applied to the rectal area for an hour before bed time.
An effective natural treatment for symptomatic hemorrhoids often recommended in conventional settings is the Sitz Bath. Sit in a bathtub with enough warm water.
Exercise for Piles
Exercise plays an important remedial role in this condition. Movements which exercise the abdominal muscles will improve circulation in the rectal region and relieve congestion. Outdoor exercises such as walking and swimming
are excellent methods of building up general health. Yogic Kriyas
like Jalneti and Vamandhouti and asanas
such as Sarvangasana
, Viparita Karani
are also useful.
Naturopathy and Disease