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Prunes - Home Remedy for Hemorrhoids

Hemorrhoids are one of the most frequent illnesses at the people.

Hemorrhoids are enlarged and inflamed blood containers in and around the anus and the lower part of the rectum.
Hemorrhoids manifest equally at males and females, usually around age of 50, when the connective tissue of the blood vessels and anal hole loses its elasticity due to aging.
Also, hemorrhoids are a common occurrence during pregnancy.

Unpleasant ache in the anus area also includes pain, bad burning, scratching and bleeding, which signalizes the presence of hemorrhoids, which can’t be ignored.
We must not forget the best friend of the hemorrhoids – the constipation (irregular and difficult discharge of the intestines, followed with hard and scanty stool.
During the constipation, there is increased pressure in the lower part of the rectum, which can lead to swelling of the blood vessels around anal hole.

The result is the previously mentioned clinical symptoms typical for hemorrhoids.

Luckily, there is one many natural remedy which can ease the symptoms or to fully cure hemorrhoids.

The Latin name is “Prunus domestica” also among people known as European plum, Common Plum, Plum 'Victoria'. 

The dried fruit, known as prunes, is a safe and effective laxative.

Prunus domestica  is rarely mentioned as healthy and medicinal fruit. It contains very few kcal (approximately 40 grams kcal in 100 grams of fruit) but also contains many useful substances as:
  • Beta-carotene,
  • Vegetable fibers,
  • Vegetable oils,
  • Vitamins of the group B,
  • Vitamin E, K,
  • Iron,
  • Potassium,
  • Calcium,
  • Magnesium...
In the alternative medicine is used to treat:
  • Atherosclerosis,
  • Heart and blood diseases,
  • Bronchitis,
  • Memory loss,
  • Depression,
  • Eczema,
  • Caught,
  • Disgust and vomiting,
  • Increased level of cholesterol,
  • Problems with the liver

Prunes - home remedy for hemorrhoids

The European plum is among the oldest European folk remedy for hemorrhoids and constipation. It effectively cleans the intestines and does not create addiction (which is often the case with the various medicines).
Most important thing for people is to get the “right” the dose of prunes.
Too many prunes will cause a violent reaction - cramps and diarrhea, and too little - nothing.
Usually, it is recommended to take 5-8 prunes during one day, in order normalize the stool and to say good-bye to the boring Hemorrhoids.

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