Hemorrhoid Relief

Use Essential Oils and Herbs
in a Sitz Bath for Hemorrhoid Relief

There are many ways solve your hemorrhoid problems using essential oils.

Benefits of juniper and lavender oils in Hemorrhoid Relief

If you are suffering from swollen hemorrhoids, a great way to cure it is taking sitz bath with juniper and lavender essential oils.

To do this, fill the bath with warm water enough to cover your abdomen completely. Now add 22 drops of lavender and juniper oil each. Ensure that the water in the tub is not very hot, as it will cause hemorrhiod irriration.

Soak the body in the tub for around 15 minutes. Ensure that your knees are bent to send maximum blood to the haemorrhoids. After the bath, take a cold shower. To complete the treatment, apply a herbal paste on the hemorrhiods and leave it overnight.

Niaouli essential oils for hemorrhoid problems

Niaouli essential oil is good for combating unwanted strong odors.

When use in Sitz bath, its antiseptic properties will help improve the condition of people affected by cystitis, urinary tract infection and get rid hemorrhoids.

When applied topically in low dilution, it can relief the pain and irritation caused by genital herpes

Its antifungal properties helps eliminate fungal infections the like of athlete’s foot and jock itch.

Benefits of Shepherd’s Purse in Hemorrhoid Relief

Botanical name: Capsella bursa-pastoris.

Shepherd’s purse is a great medicine made from herbs to treat various kinds of injuries and swelling. It is also effective against vomiting, bleeding from nose, diarrhoea and periods in women.

It should not be administered during pregnancy, though it can be quite effect at the labour stages to control bleeding.

Shepherd’s purse is a very effective solution that helps in

  • Reducing bleeding – both internal and external
  • Bringing down blood pressure
  • Relieving hemorrhoids
  • Healing wounds
  • Curing prolapsed rectum.

To use the 1 oz of Shepherd’s purse to about 1 quarts of distilled water and leave it for 12 hours. After that boil the mixture for a couple of minutes and stain the contents. You can now use this liquid in your sitz bath. Repeat this three times a day for around 20 minutes every time. After the bath shower in cold water.

Information on the plant itself can be found here.

Witch Hazel for Hemorrhoid relief

Another great solution is to pour warm distilled water into a small tub and add quarter cup of hazel liquid to it. Now all you do is sit in the tub for as long as you can and as many times as you want. Your hemorrhiod problems will be solved within a week.

Alternatively, you can give the hemorrhiods a cold press of frozen hazel witch ice cubes. This is also a great way to cure hemorrhoid.

While using sitz bath solutions, always make sure that you stop it immediately after the problem is cured. Over use of the treatment can foster the original problem.

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