Diseases

PILES PROBLEM

Definition 
Piles (properly called hemorrhoids) are painful and / or itchy swollen veins in the rectum or anus. Swelling in the veins occurs as a result of pressure, not uncommonly brought on as a result of constipation, prolonged sitting or straining on the toilet. One of the signs of piles is bleeding from the rectum, especially during a bowel movement, which can be quite painful. 
Piles are of two types 
Bleeding piles 
Dry piles 
The main reason for the piles is Constipation. In some people they remain hanging below the anus and in some they grow internally. 
Piles also will develop for 
Those people who work sitting in a place continuously hours together. 
Those people who take Non vegitarian food, spicy in excess. 
Those people who eat late . 
Those people who neglect indigestion..

Remedies

TABLETS : :

Soap nuts :100 gm (after seeds are removed).

METHOD OF PREPARATION AND USAGE

Grind these soap nuts with sufficient water (to consistency) to prepare paste. Make peanut size tablets from the above paste and dry them in shade. Can store in a bottle.

USAGE

1 tablet half an hour before food 3 times a day along with water for those suffering from bleeding piles. To be taken with diluted butter milk in case of those suffering from dry piles.

PRECAUTIONS

Whenever the sufferer goes to urine, he has to wet the piles with water every time.

DRY PILES (OR ARSA MOLALU)

INGREDIENTS :

Amudam (Castor oil) : 100 gm.
Bees wax : 50 gm.
Mudda Karpooram (Camphor lumps) : 10 gm.

Asafoetida( Hindi-Hing),Tymol seeds (Hindi- Ajwain),Cumin seeds( Jeera),

METHOD OF PREPARATION AND USAGE

Boil amudam and bees wax on mild flame. Remove from flame and sieve the waste. Add camphor powder to the liquid and stir gently. The liquid will turn paste after cooling. This is a very good ointment for piles. This will not spoil even if kept months together. Store in a bottle.

USAGE

Apply this Ointment 2 to 3 times a day after washing the piles properly.

INGREDIENTS :

Sonti powder : 30 gm (Fry and make powder).
Haritaki powder : 30 gm.
Pippali powder : 30 gm.

METHOD OF PREPARATION AND USAGE

Add 90 gm jaggery to the above and grind in a mortar and pestle to become paste. Prepare 10 gm tablets and store in a bottle.

USAGE

Chew (Suck the juice) one tablet two times a day half an hour before food.

Note: One should take more of leafy vegetables, fibre rich diet, should drink plenty of water in a day and should avoid constipation.