Veins play an important role of carrying back blood to heart. The problem of varicose begins when blood gets pooled in the veins and thereby makes veins to get enlarged, twisted, and bulged. Fortunately it is not a serious medical complication, but its presence in legs and ankles causes cosmetic issues. Being a side effect of sedentary life style, obesity, and pregnancy, it can be cured to certain extent with homemade remedies, exercises and proper diet, says a cosmetic surgeon who provides Varicose Vein Treatment In Pune. He further adds that these homemade remedies are simple and can be carried out with the help of commonly available ingredients.
- Apple cider vinegar
Being an excellent body cleaning agent, apple cider vinegar efficiently improves blood circulation and flow and subsequently decreases the bulging and heaviness associated with varicose veins. Topical application and massage of raw apple cider vinegar for two times a day or oral consumption of its diluted form would show results in couple of months.
- Horse chestnut
Oil extracted from horse chestnut seeds exhibits astringent property due to the presence of a wonder compound called Aescin. Daily consumption of 300 mg of this extract should drastically improve blood circulation and provide good relief for swelling and other symptoms associated with varicose veins.
- Olive oil
As any treatment to increase blood circulation provides good relief for varicose veins, it is always a good idea to use massage the affected parts with a warm mixture of equal quantities of olive oil and vitamin E oil or four drops of cypress oil with two teaspoons of warm olive oil should relive pain and inflammation in a span of couple of months.
- Grape seed
Grape seeds are rich with vitamin E, flavonoids, and antioxidants – Oligomeric Proanthocyanidin Complexes (OPC). You can always chew the grape seeds to get all these essential minerals and pave way for the best cure for varicose veins treatment.
- Pine bark
Akin to grape seeds, it is the presence of OPC in pine barks that makes it a suitable candidate for varicose vein treatment. Boiling 12 cups of water with few barks of maritime pine until it becomes ¼ of a cup will get you the necessary extract solution for treatment.
- Multani Mitti pack
Overnight application of multani mitti or fuller’s earth pack is a good remedy for relieving symptoms such as inflammation of veins.
- Chamomile oil
Rubbing of a mixture of chamomile and coconut oil in the affected provides soothing relief from the heaviness and discomfort associated with varicose veins.
The flavonoids and triterpenes present in Marigold provide rich benefits for treating varicose veins. Repeated topical application of paste obtained by crushing the petals of marigold flower may make your varicose disappear permanently.
The high content of sulfur, potassium vitamin K, and U present in cabbage is highly beneficial for treating ulcers arising out of varicose. An application of cabbage leaves paste under a wrap of linen cloth for couple of hours is a good remedy to cure infection and swelling.
- Gotu Kola
Oral consumption of dried powder of extract this ancient herb, also known as Indian pennywort, has good properties to treat inflammation in varicose veins and also to restore proper blood flow through them.
- Diet restrictions
Consumption of blackberries, cherries, ginger, garlic, pineapple, and garlic in your diet would ease the symptoms of varicose veins. In general avoid junk and processed foods and increase the intake of high fiber content food.
- Elevate your legs
While watching TV or relaxing in your bed, always make it a point to elevate your legs well above your heart level to alleviate the symptoms.
These home remedies have been practiced at different parts of the world and have rendered appreciable results for the treatment of varicose treatments. As a word of caution for all, especially children, pregnant, and breastfeeding women and those who are under medication, it is advisable to check your candidacy by consulting your physician. Again, when the symptoms do not subside by home remedies, it is always advisable to call our specialist doctor at Karishma, a reputed varicose veins clinic In Pune.