Herbal remedies for hemorrhoids

Plants for Hemorrhoids

We list below the main medicinal plants most commonly used for hemorrhoids. This list shows the scientific name of the plant along with property related disorders hemorrhoids.

  • Shepherd's purse (Capsella bursa pastoris). As a major vasoconstrictor used for swollen hemorrhoids.
  • Cascara Sagrada ((Rhamnus purshiana). If hemorrhoids are very swollen and very bloody.
  • Horse Chestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum). Horse chestnut is astringent and anti-inflammatory vasoconstrictos. Excellent against hemorrhoids.
  • Scrophularia nodosa (Scrophularia nodosa, L.). The poultice with leaves cure hemorrhoids.
  • Witch hazel (Hamamelis virginiana). Is a vasoconstrictor and tonic promoting venous blood flow. Used to phlebitis, hemorrhoids and diarrhea.
  • Plantain (Plantago major). Its fresh leaves crushed and applied as a patch soothe and heal wounds, hemorrhoids and burns.
  • Yarrow (Achilea millefolium). In topical is used for hemorrhoids.
  • Lady's mantle (Alchemilla vulgaris). For their power is used against varices astringent, diarrhea, hemorrhoids, phlebitis, etc..
  • Rhatany (Krameria triandra). External use hemorrhoids using cons.
  • Rusco (Ruscus aculaetus L.). Use against hemorrhoids because of the wealth they are vasoconstrictors saponosides steroidal, anti-inflammatory.
  • Elderberry (Sambucus nigra L.) is an excellent anti-inflammatory.
  • Rosehip - Rosal (Rosa). Fresh leaves crushed and applied on burns and inflammations (hemorrhoids), relieve pain quickly.
  • Red vine (Vitis vinifera). Their leaves act as effective venous tonic Uses: varicose veins, hemorrhoids, phlebitis, etc..
  • Psyllium (Plantago psyllium). Emollient and anti-inflammatory properties and it is very useful to hemorrhoids.

Besides these plants can use other cleansing herbs as: Birch, Horsetail, Corn, Grass.

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