13 DIY Home Remedies For Hemorrhoids

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Home Remedies for Hemorrhoids

1. Ice

Ice helps to constrict the blood vessels, reduce the swelling and give immediate relief from the pain.

Method:

  • Wrap ice in a cloth or icepack.
  • Apply to the affected area directly and leave for about 10 minutes.
  • Repeat several times a day until the hemorrhoids go away.
  • Note: A pack of frozen vegetables like peas or corn wrapped in cloth also work well.
  • Apply to the effected area for about 20 minutes, do this three times a day.

2. Aloe Vera

Aloe vera is known for its anti-inflammatory and therapeutic properties which help to reduce the itching, inflammation and irritation of hemorrhoids. It is used to treat both internal and external hemorrhoids.

Method – 1: (Internal Hemorrhoids)

  • Take aloe vera leaf ensuring to cut of the sharp thorns.
  • Cut the leaves in strips and freeze them.
  • Apply these to the affected area.
  • Repeat this regularly to get relief from the hemorrhoids.

Method – 2: (External Hemorrhoids)

  • Take an aloe vera leaf and extract its gel.
  • Apply this gel to your anus and slowly massage it on the affected area for few minutes.
  • Repeat this application of gel to get relief from the external hemorrhoids.

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