Herbal Solutions to the Treatment of Hemorrhoids

Why Herbs?

Nowadays people often handle to natural remedies for different diseases, including piles. The main reason of this now usual occurrence is that herbs can help with some ailments at the same time because of the quantity of useful properties. So let’s examine the most popular medicinal herbs, which are used to treat hemorrhoids.

Milfoil and Circassian Walnut

Herba can be extremely helpful when treating the hemorrhoidsA mix of milfoil and branches and leaves of circassian walnut is a real treasure for lazybones. Yarrow (milfoil) has many qualities that promote treating piles. Its leaves are good astringent, antibacterial, soothing and styptic remedies. Thousand-leaf is a very popular herb in folk medicine because it can be used internally and externally for curing such diseases as dysentery, metrorrhagia, atherosclerosis, hemorrhoid bleeding and so on. To treat piles you need to pour two liters of boiling water over two tablespoons of ground leaves of milfoil. You can also add leaves and branches of circassian walnut, which is a general health-improving herb. And drink this beverage regularly.

Hop’s Cones

On the other hand, you can try to boil three handfuls of hop’s cones in two liters of boiling water. And then sit in the basin with this warm decoction. This way of using hop’s cones to cure hemorrhoids is effective enough, so you may feel yourself better after about three manipulations. You can also drink a special tea, because this herb has many useful qualities. But, in this case, you should remember that a hop’s cones medical effect is really light and therefore it’s better to use it, when you don’t need a drastic remedy or for a simple prevention of gastrointestinal tract’s diseases.

Ice Leaf

The next natural drug is ice leaf, which is also called ‘hag-taper’.  It’s a very useful herb as it’s a softening, demulcent, coating and anti-inflammatory plant. Try to make such a ‘tea’ of ice leaf flowers and drink this tee three times a day. Thereby you may treat hemorrhoids in a week. It’s an easy and healthy way to forget about such an embarrassing problem as piles.


Psyllium is good for treating hemorrhoids, too. It’s main property is that it’s a really strong purge, which can quickly cleanse your intestines.

There is an endless quantity of different herbs that can help you with treating hemorrhoids. For example, white oak bark is useful to overcome inflammation of tissues and to get rid of toxins. Or using horse chestnut can deliver you from problems with varicose veins or phlebitis.

But, anyway, although folk medicine sometimes can be very healthy, it’s not a substitute for traditional medicine and for the help of a specialist. So always consult with you doctor and, of course, stay healthy.