8 Easy and Effective Home Remedies for Haemorrhoids (Piles)

  1. Using the astringent (Witch hazel).



It is believed that Witch hazelmay bring some relief from hemorrhoids. It is anti-inflammatory in nature, so it could also reduce swelling. Witch hazel can be purchased in liquid form and applied directly to the area of haemorrhoids.

  1. Using Aloe Vera (Korphad).

Nowadays, Aloe vera can be found in the form of gel at all pharmaceutical stores and ayurvedic products stores. According to research, it is found that the fleshy part of aloe vera leaves has anti-inflammatory properties that are known to be effective for treatment of inflammatory skin conditions. For haemorrhoids/piles we recommend use of pure aloe vera gel. It is advisable to consult the Dr. at the time of direct use of product first time.

  1. Take warm bath with Epsom salt.


Warm baths can help in soothing irritation from haemorrhoids.  The study conducted by Harvard Health, suggest you in taking a warm bath for 20 minutes after every bowel movement can prove to be more effective.

      4.  Use of over the counter ointments.

You can use over the counter ointments and creams, like Preparation H, which are nowadays available in every pharmaceutical stores.It is believed that some can even reduce swelling and improve the haemorrhoids condition by healing it faster.

  1. Usage of Wipes.

Using toilet paper after a bowel movement can aggravate existing haemorrhoids. You can find wipes with soothing, anti-haemorrhoid ingredients like witch hazel or aloe vera. It helps in improving the passage of stools by improving the bowel movement because of medicinal properties of Aloe vera and other herbs. 

       6. Using Ice packs.

Apply ice packs to the anus to get relief from swelling for 15 minutes. Always wrap ice cube inside a cloth or paper towel, and never should be applied directly in the frozen form on the skin.

  1. Stool softeners or Fibre Supplements.

According to the study conducted by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, stool softeners or fibre supplements like psyllium can help in reducing constipation, makeing stool softer, and make it easier to have quick and painless bowel movements. Many of these supplements which include psyllium come in the forms of powders, capsules, & liquids that can be taken orally between or thrice a day.

  1. Wear loose cotton clothing.


Reducing the use and wearing of tight clothes made with polyester and other synthetic fibres with ultra-breathable cotton (especially cotton underwear) can aid in keeping the anal area both clean and dry. This can also reduce the chances of infections and occurrence of rashes around the anal region.

You can use this good and effective home remedies for piles. We at Vedamrut Health Care and Research also provides various useful therapies for Piles, Ayurvedic Cosmetics and Panchakarma Therapy. We are also specialists in providing painless Ayurvedic treatments for piles and remedies for various known diseases in Thane.

Also, we provide fissure treatments, fistula treatment in Ayurveda.

To know more about our Piles therapies visit our Piles Therapy section on our website.

Learn more about our various different treatments in Panchakarma Therapy by visiting our Panchakarma Therapy section.




2017-09-16 11:18:44 swati@eyecatchers.co