If you’re reading this, chances are you suffer from hemorrhoids like I did for more than a year and you likely already tried different hemorrhoid treatments that worked only to a certain degree or not at all.
A Google search for hemorrhoid home remedies brings up results such as WebMD, suggesting sitz baths, soaking the affected area, witch hazel, olive oil, lemon juice, tea tree oil, not sitting for longer periods of time and drinking plenty of fluids (water, not soda). While these suggestions may or may not relieve the symptoms of hemorrhoids, they didn’t help me get rid of mine.
Some suggestions actually made them worse, such as applying Apple Cider Vinegar, which is the most popular hemorrhoid “cure” on Earth Clinic. I’ve tried Rutin supplements as well as several other approaches without any results to speak of. Finally, after months of research and trying different natural remedies that didn’t work, I stumbled upon a comment on a blog that made me curious.
The person who wrote the comment suggested a home treatment that consisted of only two ingredients that many of you already have at home. I tried it, optimized the recipe and guess what? My hemorrhoids got better after just three days and were completely gone after a week!
I’m surprised that nobody seems to know about this extremely simple and effective hemorrhoid treatment that anyone can do at home. That’s why I decided to dedicate this article to teaching people who suffer from hemorrhoids how they can get rid of them fast and naturally without having to see a doctor or buying any pharmaceutical products.
What I describe now is the single most effective home treatment for hemorrhoids. I tried countless other so-called “cures” and remedies, but none of them were as effective as this one.
To put it in one sentence: it’s suppositories made of garlic,witch hazel and coconut oil!
Using garlic suppositories out of a whole clove isn’t new, but that didn’t work well for me. Using coconut oil also isn’t something new, but its effects also weren’t great. However, if you mix both into your own homemade suppositories, you can cure your hemorrhoids in no time.
I published the full instructions including additional tips and tricks to get rid of hemorrhoids on Hemorrhoids-Home-Remedy.com, which is a nonprofit project dedicated to helping people cure their hemorrhoids at home - naturally.
Why This Hemorrhoid Remedy Works So Well
To be honest, I’m not exactly sure why this works so much better than other hemorrhoid remedies, but it does. It must be the blend of the extraordinary healing power of garlic and coconut oil. Below is some more insight on what this compound does.
The Effects Of Garlic On Hemorrhoids
Garlic has been known for its healing effects for thousands of years. It’s one of nature’s most powerful antibiotics. Next time you catch a cold, just slice a clove of garlic into a few pieces and swallow them. You can also keep a whole clove in your mouth for a couple of hours. Your cold will be gone in no time if you repeat this twice a day.
But why does garlic work so well for hemorrhoid treatment?
- It has strong antibiotic effects and kills harmful germs
- It reduces blood pressure
- It increases blood flow when applied directly
- It is an antioxidant that binds to harmful free radicals
- It reinforces blood vessels
- It reduces skin inflammation
The Effects Of Coconut Oil On Hemorrhoids
Coconut oil is a wonderful oil that can be used for many things. If you don't use it already, you should definitely add it to your diet. It will keep your body healthy and even help you lose weight if you want to.
You can also use it for skin care, mix it with baking soda and Xylitol to make your own toothpaste, and a lot of other things - just do some research.
Why coconut oil helps heal your hemorrhoids:
- It has powerful anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and antifungal properties
- It has antioxidant properties
- It promotes healing of your skin
- It lubricates your rectum, which makes bowel movement easier
- It's rich in lauric acid, vitamin E, and vitamin K
The Effects Of Witch Hazel On Hemorrhoids
Witch hazel (hamamelis virginiana) is in fact one of the main ingredients of many commercial hemorrhoid creams and suppositories. You can use it to reduce pimples, blemishes, and rashes. It's also a fantastic aftershave.
Not only does witch hazel reduce inflammation and disinfect wounds, but it also stops bleeding, tightens skin, reduces itching and shrinks swollen blood vessels.
Why witch hazel helps heal your hemorrhoids?
- It shrinks swollen veins
- It stops bleeding
- It tightens skin
- It disinfects
- It reduces itching
Tip: If you suffer from external hemorrhoids, I recommend applying witch hazel directly.
Now back to the instructions on how to cure your piles at home:
- 3 organic garlic cloves
- 1/4 cup organic coconut oil
- 10 drops witch hazel
- a garlic press
- a cup
- a cutting board
- saran wrap or baking paper
- a fridge
... if you have all these ingredients, just follow the next steps to make your own hemorrhoid cure.
Step 1: Press Garlic
Use a garlic press to crush three garlic cloves into a cup. Use organic garlic!
Step 2: Mix Garlic, Coconut Oil & Witch Hazel
Use about 1 part garlic and 5 parts coconut oil. I use Dr. Goerg’s coconut oil, but any other brand should work too as long as it’s high quality.
If your hemorrhoids are bleeding, you might want to use 1 part garlic and 10 parts coconut oil during the first couple of days and later increase the amount of garlic depending on how you react to it.
Tip: You can also add about 10 drops of witch hazel to the mixture to increase its effectiveness. Additionally you can use aloe vera gel to lubricate the suppositories or add it to the mixture as well. Aloe vera will help heal your tissue faster.
Step 3: Form Mixture Into Suppositories
Put saran wrap or baking paper on a cutting board. Now mold small “sausages” out of the coconut oil and garlic mixture and place them on the cutting board.
Step 4: Refrigerate
Now put the cutting board in your fridge and wait until the suppositories are stiff, which normally only takes about 20 minutes.
Step 5: Insert
Sorry, no picture for this step. Your hemorrhoid suppositories are ready now and you can insert them into your anus. Do this once a day in the evening so they can do their magic overnight when your body recovers.
Please note that it might burn a little, but the burning should decrease after about 20 minutes. If it still burns 30 minutes after you applied it or the burning doesn’t stop after the first couple of days of this treatment, you should consider reducing the amount of garlic you use for your suppositories.