Do you wonder what to put in a Sitz bath for hemorrhoids treatment? Because I have also wondered about Sitz bath recipe for hemorrhoids before, so here we go.
Sitz baths are used to treat disorders which are located in close proximity to the bottom half of the body; especially disorders that are located around the anus area. Hemorrhoids, anal fissures and episiotomies are some of the disorders that could be effectively cured with a Sitz bath. Even though Sitz baths for hemorrhoids are usually taken in a bathtub, it is not the most sanitary option always.
There are Sitz baths that could be purchased from your local drug store or online shop like Amazon. It works by sitting on it over the toilet. Soaking the rectum area in the Sitz bath will soothe the area and help to relieve the disorders. Some of the baths have an option for a continuous stream of warm water. This is another effective way of curing most of the disorders associated with the rectum. These baths could have many recipes depending on the type of disorder that is being cured with it.
4 Sitz Bath Recipes For Hemorrhoids Treatment
Below are described 4 of the most popular and effective Sitz bath recipes for hemorrhoids treatment:
1. Epsom Salt Sitz Bath Recipe
Epsom salt or magnesium sulfate, is not a salt actually, the main ingredients are magnesium and sulfate so its a mineral compound in its purest form. Epsom salt is helpful in curing hemorrhoids, vaginal itching, inflammation, pain and many other diseases (related to body enzymes, muscles and nerve, blood vessels and body toxic) and even used in a beauty treatments.
2 cups of epsom slat should be added to warm water with a standard tub (if you using hemorrhoids specific sitz tub, 1 cup of epsom salt for every 6 inches of water) and the infectious area should be soaked for at least 15 to 20 minutes. The water should be kept warm at all times during the treatment. Epsom salt has numerous health benefits when you take a sitz bath and is very effective in curing most of the anus disorders.
2. Herbal Sitz Bath Recipe
Several herbs with healing and soothing properties are mixed together to create this Sitz bath recipe. Sage leaves, lavender flowers, rosemary, comfrey leaves, calendula flowers and coarse sea salt are the needed ingredients for this recipe.
Take 1/4 cup of each herb and mix with 2 cups of sea salt. You must use 1/2 cup of solution for each bath in order to soak the rectum and vagina for about 15 minutes. It is great for episiotomies, anal fissures, hemorrhoids and vaginal itching.
3. Blueberry Tea Sitz Bath Recipe
Blueberry leaves have been touted as a herb that is vital to cure urinary track infections and hemorrhoids. They can also cure diarrhea and many other illnesses of the gastrointestinal track.
Take 2 teaspoons full of dried blueberry leaves and boil in a cup of water. After about 15 minutes, use a tea strainer and strain the solution. Soak the anus with this solution for about 20 minutes. Repeat twice a day until the disorder is cured.
4. Witch Hazel Sitz Bath Recipe
Witch hazel is an agent that is know for its cooling and soothing properties. It is very effective to cure hemorrhoids. A bottle of witch hazel can be purchased for less than $5 in the market.
Use half a cup of witch hazel with enough water to soothe the bottom half in it. It should be done for 15 minutes, once a day for best results.
Final Thoughts About Sitz Bath Recipe
The above sitz bath recipes are extremely effective in curing hemorrhoids naturally and many other disorders. The most important thing is to keep the bathtub that you are using for the sitz bath cleaned properly. This is important to prevent any germs infecting the solution. If you need any other information about sitz bath recipe for hemorrhoids treatment, do not hesitate to give me a shout!