Neem (Azadirachta Indica, Margosa) - Ayurvedic
tradition recommends Neem to be used for the treatment of hemorrhoids.
It has been proven that Neem possesses anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving properties. Neem
combats constipation by promoting regular bowel movement. As a result of this hemorrhoids condition improves over
Neem extract applied topically soothes external hemorrhoids, stops bleeding and itching.
During flare-ups, daily doses of Neem tea twice a day will help for avoiding constipation and reducing internal
Oat Straw (Avena sativa) -Avena sativa
contains lipids rich in poly-unsaturated and fatty acids. it impacts on the nervous system and is particularly
recommended to fight against stress, anxiety, anger and agitation.
Avena sativa contains an alkaloid, which is responsible for its sedative action, particularly interesting when
related to insomnia it helps a person to cope with the exhaustion that results from hemorrhoids.
Pilewort (Ranunculus ficaria) - PIlewort is a traditional
English herbs used to treat piles or hemorrhoids.
Pilewort can be used as a tincture to be applied directly to external hemorrhoids, or made into tea. However, due
to possible side effects such as blisters, as well as lack of clinical studies showing benefits, pilewort has not
been a popular choice.
Plantain(Plantago major) - Relieves
itching and swelling caused by hemorrhoids by virtue of a natural compound found in plantain, called allantoin
Allantoin, is an anti-inflammatory agent that can stimulate the immune system and help skin heal from hemorrhoidal
Psyllium (Plantago ovata)-Psyllium is a bulk laxative
recommended for the short-term treatment of constipation, which is considered as a main cause of hemorrhoidal
disease . By reducing constipation, psyllium can help reduce hemorrhoids flare-ups and allow the hemorrhoids to
Psyllium is used to treat people with irritable bowel syndrome, diverticular disease, and hemorrhoids. Psyllium is
rich in fiber, which absorbs bad fats from the food thus lowering cholesterol in people with high
Red Sage (Salvia officinalis) - This herb is used for
invigorating the circulation of blood and reducing stasis. Red Sage is the classic remedy for inflammations of the
mouth, throat and tonsils, its volatile oils soothing the mucous membranes.
Clinical research proves that Red sage is effective in resisting bacteria, reducing inflammation, improving the
cardiovascular system considerably, protecting the liver, inhibiting tumors, and normalizing the nervous
The usage of Red Sage for treating hemorrhoids is recommended by European herbal medicine.
Stoneroot(Collinsonia canadensis) - It is an old-fashioned
herbal remedy, popular in the last century, although it can still be found in some health food stores today.
Stoneroot can strengthen the structure and function of the veins and it is
White Oak Bark (Quercus Alba) - White Oak Bark has
been proven to strengthen vascular walls thanks to the one capability to tighten tissue proteins. White Oak Bark
possesses astringent properties. The oak tannins can absorb toxins and soothe inflamed tissues. White Oak Bark can
be helpful in treating diarrhea.
Witch Hazel (Hamamelis Virginiana)
- A popular astringent, witch hazel is a common ingredient in creams and ointments for
hemorrhoids. Extracts of the leaf and bark of this medicinal shrub has been used for many years to reduce swelling
and inflammation of external hemorrhoids. Witch Hazel can be effective in stopping blood flow.