The enlarged veins in the anus and the rectum are called hemorrhoids. The veins look like the varicose veins that are found in the legs. When the hemorrhoid veins are irritated, they start to itch, burn or even bleed and also cause painful swelling in the surrounding membranes.
Hemorrhoids are caused from the straining during the bowel movement, child birth, weight lifting, constant sitting as well as severe coughing. There are many in this world who suffer the problem silently as a lot number of population are still unaware of the curing of the problem with the help of aromatherapy.
The essential oils that are used in aromatherapy are not only popular for their sweet aroma but are equally famous for their medicinal values and the treating of hemorrhoids is no exception to it.
There are two different ways that helps in the treating of hemorrhoids with the helps of essential oils. The first way involves a shallow bath of hot water. This should be done in bath tub as the dosages that are given are not meant for sitz baths.
Run a shallow hot bath and sprinkle twenty drops of lavender oil as well as twenty drops of juniper essential oils on it. Rustle through the water with the help of the hands in order to mix them well and soak in the warm water at least for a period of twenty minutes.
This is one of the useful ways in treating hemorrhoids. Another way of treating hemorrhoids is by using carrier oils. In Aromatherapy, sweet almond oil is extremely popular but apricot oil also helps to work well.
Blend two drops of lavender essential oil with one drop of geranium essential oil and an ounce of carrier oil and apply it to the affected area. This treatment of aromatherapy not only relieves the pain but also cures the problem altogether.
Hemorrhoids can be effectively treated with the help of aromatherapy. It not only relieves the itching and decreases the swelling of the veins but also helps to stop the bleeding. Aromatherapy helps to boost the blood circulation of the area thus treating hemorrhoids.