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Home Remedies For Piles / Hemorrhoids

What is Piles?

Piles otherwise known as hemorrhoids are enlarged, painful veins in your rectum. It refers to a condition in which the veins around the anus or lower rectum are swollen and inflamed. Piles arise from the increased pressure of internal or external veins around the anal canal. Piles are both internal and external.Internal hemorrhoids, unless they are severe, cannot be seen or felt.External hemorrhoids can be seen around the outside of the anus. Although uncomfortable and embarrassing, it is not normally a serious condition.

Common Causes of Piles

• Low fiber diet
• Pregnancy

Common Causes of Piles: Pregnancy

•  Ageing
• Hereditary
• Chronic constipation

Common Causes of Piles: Chronic Constipation

• Anal intercourse

Home Remedies for Piles

Tip 1:

Take 1 tbsp black cumin seeds (shah jeera), roast and mix with 1 tbsp of unroasted black cumin seeds and powder both together. Take 1/2 a tsp with a glass of water once a day.

Home Remedies for Piles: cumin seeds

Tip 2:

Radish juice taken in the morning and night. Start with 1/4 a cup and increase to 1/2 a cup gradually over a period of 1 month.

Home Remedies for Piles: Radish Juice

Tip 3:

Wash 3-4 figs. Soak in a glass of water over night. Eat them first thing in the morning. Again repeat in the night.

Home Remedies for Piles: Fig Juice

Tip 4:

Boil 1 ripe banana in 1 cup of milk, mash well. Take 3-4 times a day.

Home Remedies for Piles: Banana

Tip 5:

Crush bitter gourd leaves and extract the juice. Mix 3 tsp in 1 glass of buttermilk, and drink on an empty stomach every morning, for a month.

Home Remedies for Piles: Bitter Gourd

Tip 6:

Drink a glass of buttermilk with 1/4 tsp carom seed powder (ajwain) and a pinch of salt