Varicose veins: natural and homeopathic remedies

Foot care
Some remedies to reduce the noise caused by varicose veins.

Many women suffer from this problem and are often forced to resort to surgical or medical treatment assistance: varicose veins, or varicose veins, are nothing more than the dilated veins, looking tortuous, predominantly affecting the venous system of the lower limbs.

It is an annoying and painful problem that affects many people, mostly women. But let's understand as they grow varicose veins, what are the symptoms of their appearance and what are the natural and homeopathic remedies to combat them.

As they develop varicose veins

Varicose veins develop because the veins are valves that promote the return of blood to the heart. The failure of these valves favors the stagnation of blood and the venous dilation, resulting in swelling and pain.

If the problem continues for a long time they may arise various complications, ranging from simple aesthetic problems to the real venous insufficiency. There is definitely a hereditary component in favor the occurrence of this problem, which is worsened by obesity, overweight, by pregnancy, by menopause and aging.


Now to the symptoms. The best known are surely the 'soreness, there heavy feeling, the swelling level of the ankles and feet, itch and the variation of skin color of the area concerned, the presence of throbbing veins and their path bluish.

natural and homeopathic remedies

We see, then, what are the natural and homeopathic remedies. Many studies have highlighted the beneficial role of butcher's broom (holly) For the treatment of varicose veins. One of its components, the ruscogenin, It has a potent anti-inflammatory and protective action of the endothelium of blood vessels. It is also rich in antioxidants such as anthocyanins, that contribute to the integrity of veins and capillaries.

Another natural remedy is pine bark, rich in antioxidants that improve blood circulation, strengthen the vessel walls and reduce edema of the lower limbs.

Well known is the centella, known and used since antiquity. Has the ability to strengthen the connective tissues of the veins (it is also excellent in prevention) and reduces swelling, pain and feeling of heaviness. It is rich in triterpenes antioxidants that counteract the degenerative processes of the veins.

Also Red fruits (Blueberries, cherries, blackberries, currants and fruits of the musk deer) and bilberry have always been used to protect the blood vessels, thanks to the presence of proanthocyanidins is flavonoids, who fight capillary fragility.

We must not forget the 'pineapple that, thanks to the presence of bromelain (An enzyme) can metabolize the fibrin, responsible for blood clotting. Even the red wine has a protective effect on the capillaries, always for its antioxidant content.

There are two plants less known, l 'yarrow and l 'witch hazel, which exert both anti-inflammatory and vasoconstrictor.

Other remedies are very useful decoctions of cypress berries, the clay wraps and the creams to based on calendula, to combine all 'hydrotherapy, ie cold water applications to the legs with a shower or foot baths.

Me too'homeopathy It comes to the aid of those suffering from varicose veins, with granules Hamamelis virginiana 5CH, of Viper redii 5CH and of aesculus 5CH.

Do not forget, though, that everything must be combined with a active lifestyle and to a controlled feeding.