5 Home Remedies for Piles

Piles problem is started because of persistent constipation, Sitting on hard seats for longer time and lack of exercise. These problems cause congestion in the network of blood vessels located inside the anal cushions.

Gradually, these vessels enlarge and form piles. If the constipation further continues, they become large enough to be called second or third degree piles.

Hemorrhoids can be internal or external and they are the swollen inflamed veins inside or around the anal cavity. The internal hemorrhoids are located inside and the external ones are found on the outer surface. In both the cases bleeding takes place after the passage of bowel.It gives pain and a feeling of discomfort and fullness.

To take precautions, steps should be taken to soften the stool and loosen up bowel movements. Fiber rich diet can ensure substantial relief.The piles patient should insist on diet based on fruits and vegetables and oil and spices should be consumed in less quantities.

Bakery items based on refined flour and pastas should be avoided.The husks in powder form should be added to a glass of water so that the entire content may be drunk. Powdered husks help significantly in relaxing bowel movements.

Prunes, beans, papaya, peas, apples, nuts, raisins, whole grains and oranges have been found conducive to the treatment of piles. Given below are natural treatments for Hemorrhoids. These are very effective home remedies for Hemorrhoids.

Home made Remedies

* Boiled riped bananas consumed twice a day is very effective. * Fluid intakes and Sufficient quantity of water flushes out the toxins.
* Homemade curd with a dash of mustard powder should be taken. * Butter milk made of sour curd with a dash of lime and rock salt cures symptoms of piles. * Juices of spinach, carrot and leaves of turnip also gives a great relief.

* Powder of mango seeds dried in sun helps to reduce pain and swelling.It should be consumed twice a day.
* Apple and cranberry juices are advisible.
* Apple vinegar should be applied to subside the irritation and pains.
* Consumption of medicinally effective rose apple helps to cure the bleeding of hemorrhoids.
* Buttermilk mixed with leaves of bitter gourd helps in the treatment of piles.
* A decoction made with equal amount of lime, mint, ginger with one table spoon of honey cures the piles.
* A decoction of two table spoons of grated radish and a tea spoonful of honey, atleast twice, gives relief.

Recipes for Piles

1 * Radish *

Crush 1 radish and add some milk to make a thick paste then mix well. Apply it around the anal opening and wash off after 15 min. Do this 2 times a day and you will get relief.

2 * Cumin Seeds *

Take 1 tbsp cumin seed powder, add water to make a thick paste and mix well. Apply it around the anal opening and wash off after 15 min. Do this 2 times a day and you will get relief.

3 * Ginger and Mint leaves *

Crush small piece of ginger about 1 inch piece and make a paste. Also crush a handful of mint leaves and make a paste of it. Mix 1 tsp ginger paste and 2 tsp mint leaves paste and stir well. Extract its juice by using a sieve and add 2 tsp lemon juice, 1 tsp honey to it then mix it well.Take this mix 2 times a day to get relief.

4 * Rose leaves *

For bleeding piles, 10 to 12 Rose petals,crushed with 50 ml of water should be taken for 3 days on empty stomach. During this treatment,Banana should not be taken.

5 * Triphala Churna *

Triphala churna powder 1 spoon evry morning is good to overcome the constipation.Also 2 teaspoonful of powder well mixed in lukewarm water should be consumed before going to bed. It is also used externally.

A plastic tub is filled with warm water to a level where one can sit comfortably.10 teaspoonfuls of Triphala churna are added to the water and mixed well for some time. The patient should then sit daily in the tub, by immersing the anus in the lukewarm water for 30 minutes.This gives major relief to the patient.


Haritaki and jimikand are generally used for the treatment of piles, which improves the digestive system. One should add more fibre diet and avoid very starchy foods such as potato, yellow pumpkin and colocasia.

Natural stool softeners such as jambul, dried figs, amalaki and papaya should be eaten. Vegetables that have a lot of roughage, such as radish, turnip,onions, bitter gourd (karela) and ginger are of great help.

Rice and wheat can be continued. Lot of water to to be consumed to keep the stools soft and prevent constipation.One should adopt to a normal and healthy sex life, however abnormal sex can lead to aggravation of the symptoms of piles. Also soft cushioned seats be used when you sit for longer times.

Ayurvedic Medicines

- 30 ml of the medicine dissolved in equal quantity of lukewarm water should be consumed before going to bed.It is also useful in constipation.

- 1 to 2 tablets with water or butter milk should be taken four times a day.

Kankayan Vati
is also effective medicine.

Follow Ayurvedic remedies for the recommended period and you will soon experience long term relief from your problems.

Caution: Please use our home remedies after proper guidence and research.You accept that you are following our advice at your own risk.Use our remedies after consulting the concerned doctor.