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07.22.2019 · Posted in Writing and Speaking

A pile is a clump or cushions of tissue i.e. full of blood vessels and elastic fibers. It can be of various sizes and are found inside the ****. There are some common symptoms of piles such as blood discharge, abnormal enlargements, excessive itching in the **** region and pain during defecating. In majority of the cases, piles are triggered by constipation or by hard stools. Without proper treatment, the condition will only deteriorate. So, if you already undergone for self medication and tried some home remedies that have failed then must try an ayurvedic treatment. It gives the best results in your condition when used along with a healthy diet and exercise & also improves the quality of life. Ayurvedic treatment of piles aims to reduce the constipation and pain associated with. It gives you a permanent relief in just few weeks. Over time, symptoms will go away.


Ayurveda is a traditional Hindu medicinal practice and offers many remedies for piles. It balances the alleviate symptoms of illness so that treatment of piles is possible without having to undergo the knife of doctor. This is done through a combination of lifestyle, diet, medication, herbal supplements and even massage. Here are some herbs which are known to be helpful in treating piles-

1.  Haritaki-

Haritaki is an herb that contains anti-inflammatory & anti-bacterial properties in it. Paste of haritaki is very useful in piles because it helps to reduce the swelling, inflammation, and risk of skin infections. This is so potent and has been more effective on some bacteria than household bleach so, can be applied 2-3 times daily.

2.  Aloe-Vera-

Aloe Vera is an excellent choice in piles treatment and is very beneficial for those who suffer from constipation and other digestion related issues. It contains anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, rejuvenating, healing, soothing and laxative properties that get relief from digestive track problems.

3.  Shatvari-

Shatvari is one of the best home remedies for piles as it is used for the treatment of stomach ulcers and gastrointestinal disorders. It is also used for washing the external wounds and reduces the internal hit. Shatvari helps to increase the immunity and also protects the entire digestive system.

4.  Daruharidra-

Daruharidra is very effective herb that contains various properties such as it heals the wounds quickly i.e. occurs in piles. Fruit of this herb helps to stimulate the digestive fire and cure spasmodic pain as well as paste is also beneficial to reduce pain and inflammations.

5.  Amaltas-

Amaltas is considered a beautiful tree and have been used for medicinal purposes since ancient times. The seeds of amaltas have cathartic properties. Leaves of amaltas can effectively provide relief from skin irritation, swelling and pain. Similarly, the bark of this tree has great antioxidant properties that can improve natural immune response.

6.  Jimikand-

Jimikand is important herb generally used for the treatment of piles. This herb balances your digestive system and maintains the normal bowel movement in case of constipation and others. It is a good anti-inflammatory agent and also used as laxatives.

 7.  Castor oil-

Castor oil has wide ranging properties like anti-oxidant rich, anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial. This ingredient has power to decrease the sizes of piles. Taking 3ml of castor oil in milk every night reduces the stress on the ****** walls and soften the stool. External application also works well to alleviate the symptoms of piles.

8.  Abhayarishta-

Abhayarishta is an herbal medicine made with multiple ayurvedic ingredients. Take 2 tablespoon of abhayarishta after meal can ease gas and bloating. It eliminates the swelling in ****** veins and treats hemorrhoids by removing pressure from the lower intestine.

9.  Nagakesara-

Nagakesara is an ayurvedic medicine and is mostly indicated in the bleeding disorders like piles. Take one teaspoonful thrice daily is recommended for stopping the bleeding from the **** region. The patient should follow it up with a cup of warm milk. It is usually prescribed as oral medication and beneficial for patients suffering from both the dry and bleeding forms of piles.

10.  Carrot-

Eating raw carrots or drinking carrot juice heals hemorrhoids fast.  Also, you can mix carrot juice and spinach by adding 3 parts of carrots and 1 part of spinach. This recipe helps to reduce the bleeding from piles.

11.  Garlic-

Garlic can be considered one of the best natural cure for piles because of its antibacterial properties. Apply the mixture of garlic water or insert one peeled garlic clove directly into the ****. This will help to cure hemorrhoids naturally and stops the growth. It is also helpful in bleeding piles.      


1.  Medication or bhaishajya chikitsa-

Medication gives temporarily relief from swelling, burning, itching and pain caused by hemorrhoids. No other procedure is needed unless hemorrhoids become severe. There are some medicines which may not be suitable for your dosha, so follow your practitioner guidance.

2.  Herbal application or kshara-

It is a non surgical procedure but considered to be the best approach for treating the hemorrhoids. Kshara is a caustic and alkaline paste i.e. made up of an herbal blend and cauterizing action. This paste is very helpful in piles. Before applying this cream or paste in the ****** area, do test on your arm and then wait for 24 hours. It’s possible to be allergic to herbal medications.

3.  Surgical intervention or sastra chikitsa-

This procedure is considered as minimally invasive, it does have risk. Surgical intervention could be dangerous for people. This considered as a bleeding disorder, susceptible to infection, or are on medications for heart conditions or blood thinning. So, consult a licensed healthcare practitioner for advice.

4.  Cauterization or agnikarma-

Cauterization is a method in which external hemorrhoids can be treated by using infrared heat. This type of therapy might require five to six treatments over the same number of weeks so there is potential for increased pain and infection.

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