How to treat varicose veins with folk remedies?

Varicose veins are a vascular pathology that can be treated conservatively and surgically. Folk remedies for leg varicose veins have long been used and have been proven to be effective. With early detection of the disease, they are able to cure, later - to alleviate the course and prevent complications.

herbs for the treatment of varicose veins

Effectiveness of folk treatment methods

Different treatments are used for the lower extremity varicose veins. Surgery is performed as a last resort if it endangers the life of the patient. External treatment of varicose veins is performed with folk remedies with ointments, wraps, compresses, rubbing, baths; interior - by taking tinctures, teas, decoctions. Oral administration provides good dilution and blood clearance, and the external one directly helps to treat the inflammatory process in the affected vessel. Such therapy is completely safe but long term. The first signs of improvement are seen after 2-3 months. When combined with classical drug therapy, efficacy is increased. Recipes for folk remedies are easy to make. Herbal ingredients are available, have a pleasant aroma, long shelf life, and have minimal contraindications and side effects.

Treating varicose veins with traditional medicine is effective and safe. But let’s not forget that their appointment is the privilege of the doctor. Only he or she can assess the benefit-risk balance to the body when taking this or that medicine.

Recipes herbal ointments for varicose veins

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Topical phytotherapy with ointments is given at the same time as general treatment. They are simple to make and varied in composition. The ointment is made at home from lard, vegetable or olive oil. After cooling, store in a cool place. The herbal ointments are applied in a thick layer, covered with a gauze napkin, covered with parchment and bandaged. You can also use factory release forms, such as "Bee Cream for Varicose Veins. "The most effective compositions of homemade ointments:

  • Mountain snake, dandelion, sweet clover, celandine, marigold, clover and chamomile flowers, flaxseed, mint and eucalyptus leaves.
  • St. John's wort, meadow grass, wormwood and string, and cufflinks and primrose root.
  • Dry chestnut fruit 6 pcs. and 2 tablespoons of flowers.
  • Birch buds 1 tbsp. l. , 10 g of beeswax, 50 g of butter and 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil.

Rubbing with varicose veins

Well, rubbing the affected areas with vegetable oils or decoctions will help your varicose veins. We rub them with light circular motions, especially at night. The most suitable for this are marigold oil extract, an alcoholic tincture of Kalanchoe and aloe juice, acacia and horse chestnut, and sea buckthorn oil. An effective folk remedy for varicose veins is night rubbing with vodka soaked in mackerel. All this allows the treatment of accompanying symptoms: dry skin and microcracks, swelling.

Compresses and body lotions for the treatment of veins

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Varicose veins should be compressed as carefully as possible and at home after consultation with a physician, as improper use may result in localized temperature rise, increased inflammatory process, and burns. They are applied every other day. The most effective way to eliminate varicose veins in the legs is:

  • Apple vinegar. An effective folk remedy for varicose veins that eliminates swelling, normalizes blood circulation and normalizes vascular wall tone. Dilute 1: 4 in water for compaction. The duration of the compress does not exceed 1 hour. The maximum course is 1-2 weeks.
  • Blue or green clay. Dilute with warm water to a homogeneous suspension and place in a vein for 60-80 minutes. The duration of treatment is 2-3 months.
  • White cabbage. The leaves are rubbed with washing soap and fixed in the affected areas sprinkled with baking soda. The compress lasts for 12 hours.
  • Ripe or green tomatoes. The tomatoes are cut into slices, smeared on the sore veins and bandaged overnight.
  • Hazel. Lotions made from it are the best anti-inflammatory agents for the treatment of trophic ulcers.

Herbal infusions and decoctions

marigold infusion for the treatment of varicose veins

Marigold infusion effectively fights the disease.

  1. Take 2 tablespoons. tablespoons dried calendula flowers and cook in 400 ml of water. Take ½ cup 4 times a day.
  2. The chopped nutmeg is poured into boiling water in a ratio of 1: 5. Drink a decoction three times a day for at least 3 months.
  3. The nettle broth is made from 10 g of dry leaves and 80 ml of water. Bring to the boil for 3-5 minutes, filter and cool. Take three times a day for 1 month.
  4. Mix the chestnut fruits, chamomile flowers, raspberry root, yarrow and plantain in equal proportions. 2 tablespoons. spoon of this mixture pour 600 ml of hot water and insist for 12 hours. Drink 150 ml twice a day.
  5. Take 20 g of oak bark, birch, astragalus grass, immortelle flowers and horse chestnut fruit. Add 50 grams of Icelandic moss and horseradish. 2 tablespoons. boil tablespoons of this mixture in 500 ml of water and allow to boil. Drink 1/3 cup 4 times a day.

Herbal decoction recipes are used for internal use and baths. The time to perform water treatments is 20 minutes, during which the feet and feet need to be massaged and kneaded, which improves blood circulation, relieves swelling and fatigue in the feet, and relieves pain. Folk remedies used for bathing to treat leg veins: apple cider vinegar, bay leaf, chamomile, sea salt.

Alcoholic tinctures

beaver beam for treating varicose veins

You can get rid of the problem of veins by making an alcoholic tincture of the beaver stream.

Internal therapies are prepared using 70% ethyl alcohol. Treatment with tinctures should be done with the permission of your doctor.

The Beaver stream on alcohol allows the symptoms of the disease to be removed with 3-4 weeks of regular use. Propolis, oregano, mint, and thyme are common ingredients in tinctures that have antiseptic, anti-inflammatory and anti-inflammatory properties.

Succinic acid for varicose veins and "Aspirin" helps to dilute the blood.

Medicinal products and juices

Varicose veins require proper nutrition. Alcohol, smoked meats, sauces, mayonnaise, spicy and salty foods should be excluded from the diet. Ginger is used to treat varicose veins and cinnamon is added to tea to relieve pain, tone, improve blood circulation. The freshly squeezed juices of sea buckthorn, mountain ash, grapes, currants, carrots, spinach, parsley and celery are quickly digested and take effect almost immediately. Cranberry and cranberry fruit drinks are also useful. Garlic varicose veins, citrus fruits, cabbage, beets, tomatoes, sorrel, grapes, onions, seafood, hazelnuts, milk thistle powder - all this should be present in the diet.

Brief conclusions

Treatment of varicose veins at home will be most effective if detected early. Prior medical consultation is required to avoid unpleasant consequences: exacerbation of the disease, burns, ruptures, and thromboembolism. Monitoring of laboratory blood parameters, primarily the prothrombin index, is required during treatment.