Traditional Chinese Medicine Treatment for Hemorrhoids (Piles)


Hemorrhoids, also known as piles is a common problem that hits many people. It is swollen pads of tissue in and around the anal area. Enlarged or bleeding hemorrhoids can cause a lot of pain. Western Medicine suggests that the only long-term solution is surgery. The surgery itself is very painful, tended to interfere with one’s ability to control the sphincter thereafter, and often required repeat surgery in the years to come.

Traditional Chinese Medicine offers a number of treatments for hemorrhoids. TCM practitioners use traditional Chinese herbs to provide relief from the pain, itch and irritation. Healthy diet is the key of any Traditional Chinese Medicine treatments for hemorrhoids. Patient should avoid spicy stimulation, greasy and hot food. Patient who has hemorrhoids is easy to bleed and suffer from constipation, dry and fried food should be chosen at least. Patient should eat more mild food, nourishing blood. Also eat more food with plenty fiber, such as fruits and vegetables.

Chinese Herbs to Treat Hemorrhoids

1) Fargelin is a Chinese herbal medicine which is formulated mainly using Chinese herbs. It is the most popular and considered one of the best treatment methods to cure hemorrhoids in China. Many patients think it helps to shrink hemorrhoids.

Where to buy: High Strength Fargelin

How to use: Fargelin is available in capsules.

2) Ma Ying Long Musk Hemorrhoids Ointment Cream reduces inflammation, stop pain and bleeding and it is used to treat hemorrhoids with swelling, bleeding, inflammation and itching. It is used externally as topical ointment.

Where to buy: Mayinglong Musk Hemorrhoids Ointment Cream

3) Ginkgo Biloba is also known as Ginkgo or Maidenhair. It is often used in the TCM treatment of hemorrhoids. It is a popular Chinese herbal supplement has been used in China to effectively treat hemorrhoids.

Where to buy (1): Nature's Bounty, Ginkgo Biloba, Standardized Extract, 120 mg, 100 Capsules
Where to buy (2): Doctor's Best, Extra Strength Ginkgo, 120 mg, 120 Veggie Caps

How to use: Ginkgo Biloba is available in many different forms including tea, extract, powder and capsules.

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