The Chamomile is one of the remedies herbal best known and most widely used in the world. It has a reputation for benignity, has been used to treat children and adults for thousands of years, and is widely regarded as safe. Chamomile can be taken as a tea, and is used externally as a poultice.

What are hemorrhoids

If there is inflammation in the veins that are in the lower part of the anus and rectum, the submocosal tissue that in that area is made up of the arteries and veins of the anus, tend to protrude out of the rectum, and this is what is considered as piles or more commonly known as hemorrhoids .

When there are no hemorrhoid problems, these walls act to contain stool, but when there are factors such as stress, eating problems or bad habits, along with other causes that can trigger the appearance of hemorrhoids, they tend to become inflamed and depending on the severity they can lead to surgery.

The causes of hemorrhoids

Constipation : Constipation can cause inflammation of the rectum and the walls of the veins due to straining when evacuating or simply due to lack of regularity.

Pregnancy : Exertion can trigger constipation, especially in the last stage of pregnancy.

Chronic diarrhea : inflammation can lead to hemorrhoids

A low fiber diet : We already know that fiber can help improve intestinal regularity, and in some people the lack of fiber can cause hemorrhoids or piles.

Sitting for a long time : Maintaining the same position for a long time can cause the appearance of piles or hemorrhoids by causing inflammation in the area.

Complications of hemorrhoids

Anemia Chronic blood loss from hemorrhoids can cause anemia , in which you don’t have enough healthy red blood cells to carry oxygen to your cells. This can result in fatigue and weakness.

Strangulated hemorrhoid. If the blood supply to an internal hemorrhoid is cut off, the hemorrhoid can become pinched and twisted, which can cause extreme pain and lead to tissue death (gangrene).

Hemorrhoid remedies with chamomile

It is necessary for its prevention to drink fluids, foods that can hydrate and hygiene. People often try to find the solution in alternative medicine, but we have another type of solution for you, based on natural ingredients such as the use of chamomile to treat hemorrhoids .

Chamomile tea and a warm bath are an excellent solution for hemorrhoids. Prepare a hot bath with temperatures around 35 degrees, add chamomile tea and enjoy the bath for 15-20 minutes.

Methods of application and uses of chamomile to treat hemorrhoids.

Chamomile tea

Pour a cup of not-so-hot water over dried chamomile or the tea bag. Let it sit for three to five minutes, then you should chill it in the fridge or freezer (don’t allow it to freeze). Apply to hemorrhoids for as long as you want.

Washing hemorrhoids with chamomile

Hemorrhoids can also be washed with chamomile tea or moistened with a sterile gauze with chamomile tea. Another effective way to treat hemorrhoids is to mix the calendula and honey cream in equal amounts and apply the mixture directly to the hemorrhoids and let it work.

Chamomile oil

You can buy chamomile oil that can be applied on hemorrhoids and in this way the symptoms of hemorrhoids will be relieved very quickly due to the anti-inflammatory properties of chamomile.

Chamomile with rose water

The preparation of rose water with chamomile can reduce inflammation of the hemorrhoids and even eliminate them completely, as long as the causes of the appearance of them can be treated effectively in conjunction with this remedy.

Preparation of the ointment:

  • Wheat germ oil
  • chamomile powder
  • Water of roses

All the ingredients should be simmered in equal parts, at least for about 45 minutes. Then beeswax and lanolin should be added, in equal parts about 20 grams so that the mixture is more solid, it should be stored in a jar. This paste can be applied directly on hemorrhoids.

How Chamomile Works To Treat Hemorrhoids

Chamomile is an anti-inflammatory that can help reduce inflammation of irritated tissue , reducing redness and itching. Recent and ongoing research has identified chamomile as a powerful muscle relaxant, with more specific properties such as anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antispasmodic, antiallergic, and sedative, validating its long-standing reputation. Try these remedies to treat hemorrhoids and fight them from their roots avoiding the causes that originate it.

By Dr. Eric Jackson

Dr. Eric Jackson provides primary Internal Medicine care for men and women and treats patients with bone and mineral diseases, diabetes, heart conditions, and other chronic illnesses.He is a Washington University Bone Health Program physician and is a certified Bone Densitometrist. Dr. Avery is consistently recognized in "The Best Doctors in America" list.

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