How to use olive oil to relieve hemorrhoids and fissures? Is it really effective in reducing pain? With which other ingredients can it be combined for more efficiency? And finally, what are the other natural remedies to treat this disease of the rectum?
I. Brief review of hemorrhoids and anal fissures
In general, hemorrhoids are painful crises due to inflammation and excessive dilation of the veins in the anus or rectum.
And for various reasons related to the inflammation, this causes fissures that are sometimes very painful.
Anatomically speaking, they are produced by venous dilatations whose size differs from one individual to another.
As structures inherent to the human body, they only take on a pathological aspect when they evolve into a hemorrhoidal disease.
When we go deeper, we notice that the symptoms are first of all the appearance of a ball just at the edge of the anus.
Then come itching and pain (since the wall of the anus is very irrigated and innervated and is perfectly sensitive) followed sometimes by minimal bleeding.
There are two types of hemorrhoids: external and internal.
The symptoms of the disease occur most often with internal hemorrhoids, which cause discrete bleeding, not very visible unless on a paper roll.
Later on, one feels irritation, itching and a strong desire to go to the bathroom often.
There are several stages of evolution of the disease and even cancer.
And all this is due to the good things that we often abuse as humans, whether it is sexual, good habits, human reproduction and many others ……
But fortunately in this article we propose you some practical solutions to reduce the pain….. And again with olive oil…
So grab your reading glasses and learn…
II. How to use olive oil to relieve hemorrhoids and fissures?
1. How does olive oil work on hemorrhoids and fissures?
Due to the oleocanthal contained in it, olive oil can claim analgesic properties. Thus, an anti-inflammatory effect identical but less effective than ibuprofen is produced to relieve skin pain or facilitate healing.
As a result, pain is reduced to a minimum, giving you more democratic and political freedom of your anus. So long live rectal independence with olive oil.
2. How to apply olive oil alone to relieve hemorrhoids?
To use olive oil alone to treat hemorrhoids you must absolutely rely on olive oil poultices.
So pour olive oil on an absorbent cotton pad and put it on the hemorrhoid all night long.
And during the day, you can simply make a soft massage on the anus with your fingers full of olive oil.
Good test to you…
3. Garlic and olive oil for hemorrhoids and fissures
Garlic and olive oil are a pair when it comes to treating hemorrhoids effectively.
Basically to apply a worthy combination you need to administer the garlic like a suppository.
The olive oil will act as a lubricant to facilitate penetration into the anus.
This little-known technique consists of taking at least one clove of garlic and putting it through a garlic blender to form a fairly compact paste that you mix with olive oil and 20 drops of organic witch hazel.
In the end, we will mold suppositories half the size of your little finger and we will put them in Saran wrap or parchment paper.
Just put them in the fridge to solidify and you’re done.
To you to put it where you have!
4. Drinking olive oil for hemorrhoids
Sometimes just drinking olive oil can relieve many ailments concerning the digestive system.
It is true that it is not the best solution to relieve them and that its effectiveness is less than other uses of olive oil but it relieves enormously especially hemorrhoids which are accentuated by a problem of constipation.
5. Honey and olive oil for hemorrhoids
For quick relief, apply honey mixed with an equivalent amount of olive oil (for its benefits on circulation) directly to the area to be treated and massage gently, several times a day.
Half a teaspoon of each of the two ingredients will be enough for each use.
You can apply this formula several times a day by having care to clean the intimate part with cold water.
6. Turmeric and olive oil for hemorrhoids
Hemorrhoids, as explained above, are swollen and inflamed veins located in and around the lower rectum and anus.
Turmeric is best known for its anti-inflammatory, antiseptic and healing properties that can treat hemorrhoids.
To begin, you take a teaspoon of turmeric powder and mix it with onion juice and olive oil.
Then you mix the three ingredients well to have a fine paste.
Apply this paste directly on your hemorrhoids.
III. Olive oil for anal itching
Meanwhile, the best way to use it in the context of anal itching is in a mixture with honey and beeswax.
To do this:
- Mix equal amounts of olive oil, honey and beeswax in a bowl
- Heat in the microwave until the beeswax has melted
- Allow to cool and then apply to the affected area
For optimal effectiveness, it is recommended to repeat the operation several times a day.
IV. Other natural remedies to relieve hemorrhoids
1. Cider vinegar
Cider vinegar seems to be a very effective natural remedy against hemorrhoids. Several modes of application are possible according to the different forms of hemorrhoids.
In case of external hemorrhoids, soak a cotton swab or a simple piece of cotton with a little diluted cider vinegar.
Then gently dab the affected area and repeat the exercise two to three times a day. Your veins will automatically deflate and you will feel a quick relief.
In case of internal hemorrhoids dilute a teaspoon in the morning and evening in a glass of water and drink it. This formula is preventive and can be followed by people with chronic pain.
2. Coconut oil
Coconut oil can be used instantly with garlic just like olive oil and the latter by using it in the same way (as a suppository).
The Coconut oil has powerful anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antifungal, and antioxidant properties. It then lubricates your rectum and makes bowel movements easier.
3. Essential oils
Essential oils are incredible partners when it comes to relieving hemorrhoid pain.
Because of their anti-inflammatory, healing and vasoconstrictive properties, they work on the origin of hemorrhoids.
Whether it is with helichrysum, cistus ladanifera or peppermint, the formula remains the same: mix one of these oils with a vegetable oil before applying it to the anal area (hemorrhoid) with a absorbent cotton pad.
The technique is to be used two to three times a day after washing and bowel movements.
Natural remedy very effective against hemorrhoids, it is simple to prepare to use it in treatment.
As a prelude, just extract a medium amount of ginger juice and an equal amount of lemon juice.
It is used as a moisturizing cream on the hemorrhoids.
Afterwards, repeat the operation two or three times a day and let time do its work.
5. Baking soda
So for the bicarbonate approach, we already know that it is absolutely good for curing constipation and also stomach aches.
But to use it in the case of a hemorrhoid, you need to apply it as a paste that you can mix with vegetable or essential oil and then put it delicately on the hemorrhoid. Remain only to wait for the effects.
Finally, it should be noted that taking olive oil, coconut oil or baking soda diluted in a glass for internal use, while passing through the stomach, will relieve a lot of the pain caused by hemorrhoids, especially those located inside the rectum!
Attention this is only an experiment. If you are not sure, go to another method.
6. Green clay
It is known for its curative action. Simply apply a clay poultice to the affected area and keep it on overnight. The next day, clean with a sitz bath and repeat the operation until cured.
This is a great batch of remedies that you just have to try to solve your hemorrhoid problems.
So take care of yourself and do yourself some good!
Diseases & Conditions Hemorrhoids