Medical and surgical treatments for varicose veins can be very expensive. There are several natural remedies in naturopathy to decrease the severity of varicose veins as well as reduce some of the discomfort they can cause.
Diet Therapy for Varicose Veins
In the natural remedy for varicose veins, the patients should, in the commencement of the treatment.
Home Remedies for Varicose Veins
Raw vegetables juices, chiefly carrot juice in combination with spinach juice, have proved extremely advantageous in the treatment of varicose veins. Certain nutrients, in particular vitamin E and C have also been found effective in the treatment of this disease.
Cautions for Treatment of Varicose Veins
No bread or potatoes or other starchy food should be included in this diet, or otherwise the whole effect of the diet will be lost. All condiments, alcoholic drinks, coffee, strong tea, white flour products, white sugar and white sugar products should be firmly avoided.
Water Treatments for Varicose Veins
1. The alternate hot and cold hip bath is very valuable and should be taken on a daily basis.
2. The affected parts should be sprayed with cold water or cold packs should be applied to them.
3. A mud pack may be applied at night and allowed to remain until morning.
4. A hot Epsom salt bath is also very valuable and should be taken twice a week.
Yoga Asanas for Varicose Veins
Certain inverted yoga postures such as Viparita Karani, Sarvangasana and Sirsasana are beneficial in the treatment of varicose veins as they drain the blood from the legs and lessen pressure on the veins. They help to relax the muscles and allow the blood freely in and out of the lower extremities. Padmasana, Vajrasana, Gomukhasana and Shalabhasana are also advantageous for the cure.
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(Last Updated on : 03-06-2016)
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