You Can Turn Your Home
into a Hemorrhoid Relief Center
When you are afflicted by hemorrhoids, the first hemorrhoid
relief center you need can be found in the comforts of your own
home. Some people may be embarrassed by this condition to see
their doctor or go to the drugstore to purchase
over-the-counter hemorrhoid medications. Before doing any of
these, you can turn your home into an instant hemorrhoid relief
center and get rid of the pain and discomfort of your
Try filling a tub with warm water and add baking soda. This
home remedy is effective in relieving your hemorrhoid
discomfort. You can also try some witch hazel on a cotton ball
rubbed on the affected area to give you immediate relief. An
even better remedy is placing the witch hazel-soaked cotton
ball in the fridge then applying it on your hemorrhoids. The
relief you feel will be instant and heaven-sent.
Another popular hemorrhoid home remedy involves taking Cider
vinegar regularly to relieve hemorrhoids from within. Applying
alum powder to the rectal or anal area also eases the
hemorrhoid by cooling it. Other people swear by a mixture of
petroleum jelly and sulfur.
You can take a vitamin E gel or capsule, break it open, and
apply it topically twice a day. It can effectively treat your
hemorrhoid swelling in the long term. While moving your bowels,
lift your feet up on a stool to lessen the discomfort caused by
hard bowel movement or constipation.
Other remedies that you can try involve herbs like horse
chestnut, aloe vera, lupin, rue, butcher's broom and bayberry.
All of these remedies are known to relieve hemorrhoid pain.
Extracts from the Japanese pagoda tree and yarrow tree can also
ease symptoms of this condition.