Piles are swollen veins around the anus or in the lower rectum of the body. They are caused due to straining during bowel movements, sitting for long periods of time, such as chronic constipation, obesity and a high-stress lifestyle. Piles are located internally & externally in the rectal area. Internal piles Occur within the rectum or the inside of the anus.External piles are located under the skin around the anus.Several useful home remedies can be used for Permanent Cure for Piles as well as some steps can be taken to deal with or to avoid Piles.
Piles treatment or Permanent Cure for Piles with herbs is considered very safe as there are no or minimal side effects. These remedies have natural healing properties, which is the biggest advantage. The important fact is that the use of herbal treatments is independent of any age groups. Some herbs are also having antibiotic properties, which are widely used as home remedies to heal cuts and wounds .
Aloe Vera: Aloe Vera is very important natural herb in our daily life, can be easily grow in terrace garden. Aloe Vera is a green coloured natural herb which is having various properties like anti-inflammatory & antiseptic, so it provides relief in various discomforts in all ano rectal problems and it is also helps in healing of wounds.
Daruharidra: Daruharidra is an herb that is very efficacious and characterized as an anti-hemorrhoid, a wound healer internal as well as external and commonly used for relieving the constipation problem and upward flow abdominal gas. It’s also known as Indian Berberry. Normally, found in Himachal Pradesh especially in Kumaon & Chamba region.
Neem: Neem is a very useful natural herb which can be easily find out near our homes. It is having very good anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving properties. Hence it is very much useful in piles, fissure, fistula problem as in all these anorectal problems there is pain, inflammation and sometimes bacterial infection also.
Tea Tree Oil: Antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties of tea tree oil may reduce swelling and itching caused by piles. In research, it’s found that a gel made with tea tree oil decreased symptoms of piles. Apple Cider Vinegar: Apple cider vinegar is commonly available for its use at home. It’s a best natural remedy for piles. It helps in reduces inflammation, itchiness, and pain caused by piles. You can directly apply it on affected area. Epsom salt & Glycerin: This less-known home treatment can help in the painful discomfort of piles. You can apply it directly to the inflamed area. Epsom salt or magnesium sulfate may be helpful to relieve the discomfort associated with piles. Turmeric: Turmeric has anti-inflammatory properties, which can help treat the inflammation that creates piles. The turmeric will assist in healing any fissures that may have developed as a result of the piles. It can be directly applied to an affected area.
Amla: Amla is rich in natural vitamin C. It contains Gallic acid, which is act as a potent polyphenol. It possesses the highest concentrations of vitamin C of any fruit, as well as many medicinal properties, and it is eaten in either fresh or preserved form. Amla is good for many gastrointestinal problems, including Piles. Figs: Fig is a commonly found home remedy in India. Soak in water two figs. Eat on an empty stomach every morning. Soak dried figs in two mornings and eat at 4 or 5 pm not to eat an hour before or after. Consumption of Fig, for eight to ten days to cure dry and Bleeding Piles. Psyllium husk: Psyllium husk is a fiber supplement that helps in softens of stools to make them easier to pass. It will help prevent digestive conditions like diarrhea and constipation which are the common causes of piles. Witch Hazel (Winter Bloom): Witch hazel can help to reduce itching, pain, and bleeding. The oils present in the herb work against inflammation and bleeding. Witch hazel is act as an astringent, which is a substance that causes tissue to shrink. It also has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, which is effective in piles treatment. It’s a garden shrub, cultivated in the United States.
Fiber Diet: The First remedy is directed towards making stools soft and ease Constipation. It can be achieved by including insoluble fibers like Cereals, whole grains, fruit, and vegetables in your daily meal. This fiber is not absorbed by the body and passes through the bowels making it soft.
Ice-pack: Using Ice-pack for Piles is an effective natural remedy. It can be used to relieve pain, itching, and swelling association with Piles in the entire rectal area so that you don’t feel pain. It helps veins to strengthen, elasticize, and ultimately get rid of piles. You must apply ice packs to the anal region for at least 15 minutes to the affected area.
Coconut Oil: Coconut oil is an effective home remedy in piles because of it’s, natural healing property and health benefits. It has strong anti-inflammatory properties, which can help to reduce inflammation. Coconut oil has powerful analgesic (or pain-relieving) properties can help to reduce discomfort caused by the hemorrhoids, while its antibacterial properties allow the piles to heal faster. You can regularly use it, in your food or can also be applied to be externally. Both application methods can effectively treat your symptoms of Piles.
Sitz Bath for Piles:
A sitz bath is a hot water bath, which is used to cleanse the rectal area, which is the space between the rectum and the vulva or scrotum. It can also provide relief from pain or itching in the rectum area. The sitz bath’s warm water increases blood flow to the perineal area.
Why consider using a sitz bath:
Castor Oil: Castor oil is a gentle, natural Remedy. It produced from castor seeds. It is known for its many benefits. Castor oil is helpful to treat piles and often brings relief after the first application.
If person take unhealthy foods, alcohol and soft drinks and don’t take any kind of fibre food in diet, and don’t do any kind of physical activities just like yoga or exercise, and sit for hours continuously. So it is badly affected to our body and this is the main reason for chronic constipation. It's also the main reason of having piles problem.
To avoid piles condition, every person should maintain a nutritious diet schedule and healthy life style:
☛ Ignore the things which is not easily digestible in our body add fibre food in our diet; take salad along with our food. ☛ Water up to 3 to 4 Lt. should be taken every day by an individual to flush out the toxins. ☛ Take vegetable juices which are really good for health. ☛ Do regular exercises and yoga. ☛ Ignore continuous sitting in one place for long time.
Reviewed by Mitisha Valecha, Chandrakant & Ayushmaan Health Content Team, Feb-2018. Peer reviewed by Dr D.K Sharma (Physician) & Dr.Ashok Sharma (BAMS)