Definition of Hemorrhoids:

Varicose disorder causing painful swellings at the anus; piles.

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...our question about Red blood in stools
“...Small amounts of red blood, especially on the toilet tissue, are most likely from hemorrhoids.”


...as a treatment
“...For varicose veins or hemorrhoids: rub on a liquid mixture as needed...”
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Butcher's Broom

...as a treatment
“...Dosages range from 100mg of extract per day, all the way to 100mg of the extract (standardized to 9-11% ruscogenin) taken 3 times per day for varicose veins, hemorrhoids, and related conditions (Conditions "Approved" by the German Commission E).”


...as a treatment
“...Chlorophyll is also said to benefit obesity, diabetes, gastritis, hemorrhoids, asthma, skin disorders such as eczema, rashes and skin infections...”

Colloidal Silver

...as a treatment
“...diabetes*, diarrhea*, digestive aid, diphtheria, dysentery, ear infections*, eczema – various locations*, fibrositis, flu*, gastritis, gingivitis, gonorrhea*, gum recession, halitosis, hay fever*, hemorrhoids*, hepatitis, herpes, impetigo*, keratitis, leprosy, lupus, Lyme disease, lymphangitis*, malaria, Meniere's disease*, meningitis*, moles, ophthalmology, parvo virus*, pleurisy, pneumonia...”


...relationship to Hemorrhoids
“The hemorrhoidal plexuses drain through veins without valves, so factors that increase the pressure inside these veins – such as straining while on the toilet – can lead to hemorrhoids.”

Digestive Habit Changes

...as a treatment
“...A high-fiber diet also helps prevent or treat certain conditions such as irritable bowel syndrome, diverticulosis, and hemorrhoids.  Constipation causes straining while attempting a bowel movement, and this straining can lead to hemorrhoids...”

Fecal Impaction

...the condition
“...Complications include hemorrhoids, rectal/anal tears, tissue death (necrosis), and tears in the colon wall, which are potentially very serious.”

Gastrointestinal Bleeding

...the condition
“...Once it has been established that bleeding has occurred or is occurring, the first step is to rule out hemorrhoids, rectal tears (fissures), and tumors by performing a rectal examination...”

Gotu Kola

...as a treatment
“...Cardiovascular: Varicose veins; enhances perivascular sheath connective tissue, reducing sclerosis & improving blood flow; capillary fragility; hemorrhoids; anemia; phlebitis...”


...the condition
Hemorrhoids are swollen hemorrhoidal plexuses in and around the anus and lower rectum that stretch under pressure, similar to varicose veins in the legs...”
...relationship to Copper Deficiency
“A copper deficiency has been associated with weakening of connective tissue that can be a contributing factor for the development of hemorrhoids.”
...recommendation High/Increased Fiber Diet
“...Insoluble fiber prevents and manages problems like constipation and hemorrhoids by producing a larger softer stool that passes through the digestive system faster and more easily.”
...recommendation Ozone / Oxidative Therapy
“Capsules filled with ozonated oil and used as suppositories, or rectal insufflation of ozone gas have proven useful in treating inflamed hemorrhoids.  Ozone can kill bacteria which may slow tissue healing.”
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High/Increased Fiber Diet

...as a treatment
“...Fiber is important in the prevention of constipation, diverticulosis, colon polyps, varicose veins, hemorrhoids, appendicitis, hiatal hernia, peptic ulcer disease and probably colon cancer...”

Horse Chestnut

...as a treatment
“...For hemorrhoids, horse chestnut seed extract has been shown to significantly reduce symptoms of pain, itching, burning, and swelling...”


...as a treatment
“...Traditionally, the fruit has been used for aging, diabetes, halitosis, hemorrhoids, tumors, tuberculosis, high blood pressure, and as a tonic for overall health and energy...”

Occult Blood Tests

...as a treatment
“...Positive test results may also indicate the following ... Hemorrhoids...”


...as a treatment
“...One flavonoid in rosemary, diosmin, is reported to help strengthen capillaries, which can ease problems such as varicose veins and hemorrhoids.  Rosemary may help you stay young...”

Scotch Broom

...as a treatment
“...Scotch broom is used for circulatory disorders, gout, leg cramps, varicose veins, hemorrhoids, phlebitis, thrombosis, and jaundice...”

Shepherd's Purse

...as a treatment
“...It has been employed in fresh decoction in hematuria, hemorrhoids, chronic diarrhea and dysentery, and locally as a vulnerary in nose-bleeding, which is checked by inserting the juice on cotton-wool...”

Spicy Foods Avoidance

...as a treatment
“...Hemorrhoids Although spicy foods do not cause hemorrhoids, they can increase irritation and pain during flare-ups...”


...as a treatment
“...Squawvine is still used in folk medicine to treat conditions including anxiety, hemorrhoids, insomnia, muscle spasms, edema, and inflammation...”


...as a treatment
“...The astringent qualities of its tannins have made it useful in alleviating painful hemorrhoids.  Stillingia is used to relieve bronchial congestion and laryngitis/loss of voice...”


...as a treatment
“...dilute thuja, in pill or liquid form, for treating irritability, depression, sadness, impaired thinking, headache, warts, growths, rashes, runny nose, sores in the nose, mouth pain, toothache, gas, hemorrhoids, watery stool, enlarged prostate, gonorrhea, back pain, joint pain, bad dreams, tiredness, insomnia, fevers, shaking chills, muscle pain, and cancer...”

Varicose Veins

...the condition
“...Varicose veins, hemorrhoids, bleeding between periods, and lymphedema can be aided by flavonoids...”


...as a treatment
“...Vinegar soothes the itching and burning of hemorrhoids.  Just take a cotton ball and dab the affected area with full strength apple cider vinegar!  Caution: some people find the full strength solution stings...”
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