Bleeding, pain and itching in the rectum can be symptoms of hemorrhoids which you can treat and get rid of with some natural remedies, before the situation gets worse.
- Warm bath
Warm bath is highly recommended in treating hemorrhoids because it will help eliminate the swelling and stop the tingling, especially with outer hemorrhoids.
Usage: Get in a warm bath for 15-20 minutes. Put a tablespoon of Epsom Salt in the bath for better results.
- Aloe Vera gel
Heals and soothes external hemorrhoids.
Usage: Apply some Aloe Vera gel on the problematic area, massaging it with cotton ball. Repeat treatment 3 times a day and when you notice positive results, reduce to once a day. It is an effective treatment without side effects.
- Garlic cloves
Garlic cloves may sting a bit and cause some pain, but they are very effective in hemorrhoids treatment.
Usage: Grind 2-3 cloves, mix them with 2-3 tsp. of coconut oil. Make small suppositories from the paste and let them freeze. Put the frozen suppository directly in the rectum to eliminate the hemorrhoids instantly. If the first application doesn`t show results, apply the second suppository the next day.
- Ice cubes
Hemorrhoids cause skin inflammation and painful swelling of the anus, which can be soothed with ice cubes.
Usage: Put a small ice cube in the anus and leave it until the area is cooled down and the swelling is reduced. Ice cube can also relieve the skin irritation and pain caused by external hemorrhoids.
- Witch hazel
This is a proven natural remedy for eliminating hemorrhoids
Usage: dip a swab in a witch hazel solution, apply it directly on the hemorrhoids and repeat the treatment 3 times a day; when you notice some improvement, reduce to once a day.
Ways to prevent hemorrhoids
These tips will help you avoid the painful hemorrhoids:
- Drink lots of water
- Eat food rich in fibers
- Exercise regularly
- Always wear clean underwear
- Use stool softeners