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4 Plants for Haemorrhoid based on TCM food guide


Haemorrhoids bring lots of suffering to patients while not endangering their lives.

Many people's haemorrhoids are slowly developed throughout the years until severe.

Here we reintroduce you the 4 plants which are commonly available to help relieve haemorrhoid symptoms.

Spinach





Spinach is rich in dietary fibre, which can lubricate the intestines.

It is an essential food for the treatment of constipation.

Chinese Medicine believes the cause of haemorrhoids are due to damp heat in intestines and spinach can clear the heat. It would be better to combine with black sesame









Figs






Figs are neutral in nature , sweet in flavor according to Chinese medicine and also rich in fibre, which can effectively alleviate and treat the symptoms of constipation and help relieve haemorrhoids.

Eating 2 fresh figs or 10 dried figs daily can significantly relieve haemorrhoids symptoms.








Malan (Indian Kalimeris)

Malan leaves and roots can be used for stir fry, salad or soup. It is a very important Chinese herb with the effect of clearing heat in blood, relieving heat toxin, and breaking blood stasis.




Famous Chinese medicine Doctor Li Shizhen mentioned the us of Malan's root to treat haemorrhoids,

You can boil Malan leaves and roots in water or juicing them to drink directly. You can also boil malan plants to make external wash at the affected area.


Sweet potato