Piles or hemorrhoids are inflated varicose-like veins of the rectal area that cause rectal bleeding during defecation as its commonest symptom. Other symptoms could include pain, itching, burning sensation and mucus discharge.

Even though piles are not life threatening, when they cause the unseen symptoms of pain, burning sensation and itching they can make life very unbearable.

If you are experiencing these terrible symptoms you should seek for how you will get rid of them to relieve yourself of unnecessary suffering.

How do you get rid of hemorrhoids?

To cure piles you can either make use of conventional treatments or you can make use of natural home based remedies.

Natural cures gives you the advantage of experiencing minimal or nil side effects and most of them can be applied discreetly within the privacy of your home.

Natural hemorrhoid remedies that can be used at home include the following:

1-Mustard seed

Mustard seed powder blended with yogurt can be ate to relieve the symptoms of this disease. You should take a glassful of buttermilk after eating this mustard seed mixture. This natural blend is very useful in giving prompt relief of symptoms.

2-Citrus fruits peel

You can peel citrus fruits like lemon and pomegranate. You then boil these peels in hot water and after cooling you should take a glass of this water twice a day; in the morning and in the evening.

The peel of citrus fruits contains a lot of certain chemicals called bioflavonoids which have natural anti-inflammatory and tissue strengthening properties to heal and strengthen the rectal and anal veins.

3-Buttermilk

You can also consume buttermilk made from cow's milk. To spice this milk you can add some peppercorns, ginger and rock salt. If taken at least twice daily, this milk can help to alleviate the symptoms of this ailment promptly.

4-Black mustard seed

Another natural cure for piles can be made by grinding 10 grams of black mustard seed into fine powder. Add about 150 ml of goat milk to the powder and you can then sweeten the mixture by adding 5 grams of sugar.

If taken early in the morning, this mixture is a very good treatment for bleeding piles.

You must however realize that as good as these home remedies are in relieving your symptoms, using them alone will not give you the total and complete cure that you desire. To be completely cured of the symptoms of you have to add some essential diet and lifestyle changes to your treatment.