Have you ever had itchy skin or acne? If yes, then you must have heard about the wonders of Aloe vera. It is one of the best natural remedies when it comes to achieving healthy and radiant skin.
But, did you know that aloe vera can be used to deal with gastrointestinal issues as well? It is evident that the anti-inflammatory properties of aloe vera help to reduce gastrointestinal inflammation, which can contribute to IBS symptoms such as constipation and diarrhea.
Whether you eat it, drink it, or apply it on your skin, aloe vera will promise to benefit and soothe you in numerous ways including Piles -says the best gastroenterologists at Gutcare.
The role of aloe vera in the treatment of Piles
Piles or hemorrhoids are swollen veins that are located in the anal and rectum area. The symptoms of piles include pain, rectal bleeding, severe itching, and a burning sensation around the area of infection.
Aloe vera can be used to reduce the discomforting symptoms of hemorrhoids as it has a cooling and soothing effect. With its astringent properties aloe vera help ease the undesirable symptoms of piles or any other gastrointestinal issues and bring relief very quickly.
Why should you use aloe vera for piles?
If you are suffering from hemorrhoids and looking for temporary relief from its painful symptoms, then aloe vera is the best natural treatment that can come to your rescue.
Aloe vera is not just the best home remedy because it’s easily available, it is also the best because you can safely self-administer in the comfort of your home. Aloe vera can be used as a soothing topical application which you can get easily in the form of a gel.
How does the Aloe vera gel work?
Aloe vera gel has astringent properties. When you apply the aloe vera gel to the affected area which is the site of the hemorrhoids directly, the gel causes a contraction of the tissues that inhibit fluid discharge.
Aloe vera is also loaded with antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties that keep bacteria and irritation away. So applying aloe vera gel to the affected area often results in quick relief of the discomforting topical symptoms that you are experiencing due to hemorrhoids.
How to use aloe vera gel for piles?
Wash your hands thoroughly before and after applying aloe vera gel on the affected area. If you are applying it from the leaf, extract the gel from it and put it in a clean container.
Apply the gel over the hemorrhoids and massage it gently with your fingertips. You can leave the gel on the area for some time, usually, a minimum of 15 – 20 minutes is recommended. Dry the anal area with a clean soft cotton cloth. Do not rub or scrub it hard.
Aloe Vera gel should be applied topically on the hemorrhoids two or three times a day to get relief from pain and itching.
How does the Aloe vera juice work?
The juice of aloe vera has an anti-inflammatory action on the whole organism and in particular on the digestive system. This means the walls of the colon, including the anus and the tissue that makes up the hemorrhoids.
Aloe vera juice has laxative properties that facilitate the elimination of waste from the body with ease. It also nourishes the intestinal bacteria flora and regulates the intestine. Aloe vera juice also helps in purifying the blood and liver.
How to use Aloe juice for piles?
In addition to gel, aloe vera juice also works better in treating your hemorrhoids. The choice of aloe juice should not be made at random as it depends on the condition and grade of the piles.
To prepare aloe vera juice, take a tablespoon of aloe vera gel, green apple juice, and 100ml water. Blend this mixture, boil it and let it cool. Do not refrigerate it as you should the aloe juice at room temperature.
Aloe vera juice can do wonders if you have grade 1 hemorrhoids. It also helps to reduce inflammation and prevents the regeneration of naturally occurring bacteria in the intestines that prevent constipation and thus piles.
Can eating aloe vera soothe symptoms of piles?
Yes, there is no harm in eating aloe vera as it prevents hard stools (constipation) and gets relief from the symptoms of piles. However, not all kinds of aloe vera are edible, and do not confuse topical aloe vera products with edible ones. Talk to our top gastrointestinal doctors to know about what kind of aloe vera is right to consume.
Don’t sit and suffer in silence, embrace this natural and holistic treatment approach and visit Gutcare clinic, Bangalore if your symptoms are becoming severe.