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Herbs for Constipation and Hemorrhoids

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Herbs for Constipation and Hemorrhoids

Hemorrhoids are swollen veins in the anus and rectum. Common symptoms may include pain, itching, and rectal bleeding. Extremely unpleasant, they make us wander and search for remedies, which are often unsuccessful or poorly effective.

Here we will introduce you to a few herbs for hemorrhoids that are extremely effective and help in dealing with hemorrhoids.

Witch Hazel

Witch hazel is a herb that reduces itching and pain. Since it also has anti-inflammatory properties, it also reduces swelling. It is most effective to buy it in liquid form and do regular washes for hemorrhoids.

Aloe Vera

As you know, aloe vera is an extremely useful herb with many beneficial properties. In addition to purely cosmetic use, it is also effective in dealing with the irritation of hemorrhoids.

Epsom salt


Epsom salt is a naturally occurring mineral compound, also known by its chemical name magnesium sulfate. A warm bath with Epsom salt relieves the symptoms of hemorrhoids.

How to avoid hemorrhoids?

Staying physically active and sticking to a healthy diet helps maintain regular bowel movements. Eat plenty of high-fiber foods (especially from plants) and drink plenty of water to support digestion and prevent constipation. Regular exercise and avoiding prolonged sitting can also help prevent hemorrhoids.

Constipation is a common problem in people with a hectic lifestyle deprived of proper nutrition.

How to deal with hemorrhoids constipation?

1. The first and most important thing is to drink more water. When the body is dehydrated it leads to constipation. However, when constipation has already appeared, carbonated water also relieves and helps to move the bowels;

2. Eat more fiber, especially soluble, non-fermentable fiber. Increasing fiber intake increases the volume, consistency, and bowel movements;

Which fibers are best for constipation?

Insoluble fiber - this is the type of fiber found in wheat bran, vegetables and whole grains.

Soluble fiber - found in oat bran, barley, nuts, seeds, lentils and peas, as well as some fruit and vegetables.

3. Exercises for hemorrhoids - It is extremely important to deal with constipation, to have more movement, physical activity and not to stay constantly in one place.

Plums for Constipation and Hemorrhoids

4. Plums for Hemorrhoids - People often advertise prunes and plum juice as a natural remedy for constipation - and with good reason. Prunes may be the most affordable natural solution available. In addition to fiber, prunes contain sorbitol. It is a sugar alcohol that has a laxative effect. An effective dose can be about 50 g or 7 medium-sized plums 2 times a day.