Witch Hazel is a tried and true natural home remedy for hemorrhoids. It is easily available even in small pharmacies. This inexpensive remedy has worked wonders for our readers!
What is Witch Hazel?
Witch Hazel is actually an herbal product. It is made from the leaves and stems of the North American witch hazel shrub. The official name for the plant is hamamelis virginiana. Witch hazel is an astringent. Astringents cause the skin tissue to contract. Witch hazel is also and anti-inflammatory and antiseptic.
How Do I Use Witch Hazel for Hemorrhoids?
Witch Hazel can be used a number of ways. You can use it on toilet paper to clean yourself after a bowel movement. The remaining witch hazel will begin to do its work.
You can soak a cotton ball with witch hazel and apply it to the hemorrhoid overnight. Cotton make up rounds would work as well.
Putting the witch hazel in a spray bottle makes it easy to just spray the hemorrhoids after each visit to the restroom.
Once you have witch hazel around the house you will wonder how you lived without it. It can also be used on varicose veins and bruises. It also makes an effective deodorant for some.
Have you tried witch hazel for hemorrhoids? Read on to see how this old fashioned hemorrhoid treatment worked for our readers!
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