Hemorrhoids are swollen and inflamed veins in your anus and lower rectum. Hemorrhoids may result from straining during bowel movements or from the increased pressure on these veins during pregnancy, among other causes. By age 50, about half of adults have had to deal with the itching, discomfort and bleeding that can signal the presence of hemorrhoids.
If you find your self struggling with hemorrhoids, don’t reach for the over-the-counter cream. Try this natural remedy to help get rid of hemorrhoids.
Hemorrhoid Natural Remedy:
22 drops of Lavender oil
22 drops of juniper oil
8 drops of cypress oil
8 drops of tea tree oil
8 drops of chamomile
2 drops of peppermint oil
1 ounce of St. John’s Wort oil
Mix together and apply with a q-tip.
Don’t forget to sit in a sitz bath – very shallow – just to access your bottom.
You can get the oils at any health food store, just be sure to get organic oils!!