Thursday, October 25, 2012

Varicose veins herbal remedies

When veins are subjected to increased pressure, they tend to distend and are unable to push blood towards the heart. Blood pools in veins causing them to swell. Varicose veins are generally seen in the legs due to prolonged standing, being overweight, lack of exercise, overexercise, pregnancy and age.

Foods and herbs can help to improve blood flow and reduce inflammation.
  • Citrus fruits and berries like oranges, cherries, blackberries and blueberries, rosehips contain vitamin C and bioflavonoids that help to strengthen the vein walls and also help to reduce swelling
  • Turmeric is useful for varicose veins as it has anti-inflammatory properties and also helps to prevent blood platelet pooling.
  • Ginger, garlic and onions also help in blood flow.
  • Arjuna, Manjishtha and Gotu kola are ayurvedic herbs that help in blood circulation and strenghthen vein walls.
  • Pilex is a herbal formulation of various ayurvedic herbs that promotes vascular health.
In addition to diet and herbal remedies that are various other natural remedies that help to improve varicose veins. Varicose veins natural treatment

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