Garlic is an effective natural remedy for hemorrhoids. Garlic is simple, cheap, easy and may be already on hand in your kitchen.
Why Does Garlic Help Hemorrhoids?
Garlic is a strong herb with anti-inflammatory properties. It also fights fungi, bacteria and viruses! Some hemorrhoids may be caused by bacteria or candida. A hemorrhoid is a swollen vein and garlic is an excellent circulatory herb.
How Do I Use Garlic for Hemorrhoids?
You can use a store bought garlic gel-cap, or you can use a one clove of garlic. Separate one clove of garlic from the bulb. Carefully remove the thin paper peel. Avoid pricking the garlic. Coat the clove of garlic with olive or coconut oil and insert rectally at bedtime each night until your problem is resolved. The clove will come out during the next bowel movement. You can add another clove of garlic to your treatment plan first thing in the morning as well.
Continue reading to learn how Earth Clinic readers used garlic to cure their hemorrhoids and if they experienced any side effects!