Best Home Remedies for Piles

Piles or medically known as hemorrhoids is a condition wherein the veins inside or outside the anus or lower rectum gets swollen as a result of inflammation. Piles are not considered as a major issue and generally, they end or disappear on their own. However, sometimes in case of serious conditions, surgical procedures are required to remove piles. Generally, piles are associated with genetic factors. They could be inherited. It is believed that with increasing age, the risk of developing piles also increases. Pregnant women are more at risk of suffering from this health issue.

Often, it is seen that the piles are results of excessive abdominal pressure which causes the veins in the anal area to swell up and thus transforming into piles.

Piles get more exasperate when stool passes because of pressure on the rectal area. Bleeding can also occur in cases of severe conditions.

Here are some best home remedies for curing piles:


Drinking water is very important if you are suffering from piles. Adequate intake of water followed by a healthy diet promotes healthy bowel movement. Drinking enough water prevents constipation and thus piles.

2. Castor Oil

Castor oil is anti-fungal, anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant rich in nature. Hence, it is an effective home remedy for decreasing the size of piles and reduces alleviate the pain. Take 3ml of castor oil in milk every night, you can also apply it on the affected areas.

3.Radish Juice

Start drinking radish juice twice a day for getting relief from piles. To know more about Piles treatment Click here

4. Dried Figs

Soak three to four dried figs in water, for about 6 to 8 hours. Take these twice a day along with water in which they have been soaked for the treatment of piles.

5. Pomegranate Peel

Take some amount of water and boil the peel of pomegranate in it. Strain it and drink this water twice a day for piles.

6. Buttermilk

Add some rock salt, ginger, and peppercorns in buttermilk and drink twice a day for getting relief from the pain felt due to piles.

7. Asafoetida or Heeng

Heeng improves digestion and hence effectively cures piles. You can add it to your meal, or consume it with water daily in the morning.

8. Triphala Powder

Constipation is a major reason behind piles, Triphala powder helps in removing constipation and hence prevent the problem of piles. Take about 4 grams of Triphala powder every night before going to bed, in hot water for good results.

9. Coconut Oil

Apply coconut oil on the affected areas, it gives relief from the burning and itching caused by piles.

10. Milk and Banana

To reduce pain due to piles, take one ripe banana and mash it and add it to one cup of milk. Take this mixture 3-4 times a day.

11. Jamblang

Jamblang commonly known as jambul fruit is effective home remedy for treating piles. This fruit is available during the summers, so make full use of their availability. Eat a handful of jambul with a little salt early in the morning on an empty stomach.

12. Sesame Seeds

Take a handful of sesame seeds or til and 500 ml water and boil it till it gets reduced to one-third quantity. Make a paste of this and add a teaspoon of butter. Eat this once a day.

Note: These are some useful home remedies and tips for curing piles, make sure you consult your doctor before making any changes in your diet.

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