Hemorrhoid has several methods to get it treated, natural methods, herbal methods, and surgery. Every method has its own pros and cons. From a long time herbal methods for the treatment of hemorrhoid is practiced. It has various advantages over the other methods of treatment and also doesn’t have any major side effect.
Herbal method of treatment involves usage of various herbs in the relieving the patient from the pain and also lessen the swelling in the veins in the anal region. Herbal methods are used both in the treatment of internal hemorrhoid and external hemorrhoid. Few of the herbs that can be used in the treatment are Witch hazel, Stone root, slippery Elm bark, and Butcher’s Broom. These herbs are found in one or the other parts of the world. Their application varies but they all aim to heal hemorrhoid.
Witch hazel is a shrub that is commonly found in North America. It is used as a medicinal plant in European and American countries. The oil from the plant (Witch hazel) is extracted and is used as the medicine. This oil should be massage gently on the effected part that is on the anus. It is seen that this relieves the patient from pain and helps in curing hemorrhoid.
The action that helps in the recovery is that the oil causes the swollen blood vessels in the anus region to contract thereby reducing the swelling and simultaneously stopping the bleeding. It is seen that if this oil is cool it gives better and effective results.