Salt dressings and baths for varicose veins: recipes and reviews

Salt has long been used in folk medicine and its effectiveness has been proven for many generations. In addition to the positive result, side effects that can arise as a result of its use are negligible, which makes it possible to use salt in one form or another at practically any age and condition.

Sea salt is well proven in the treatment of varicose veins. Its action is based on the absorption from the affected area of ​​bacteria of viruses, toxins, microorganisms. Thanks to the effect of salt, the epithelial tissues are renewed, the dead cells are removed from the body, and the blood is purified.

The mechanism of action of saline solution is directed selectively on the area with inflammation, which needs to be cured. So, thanks to the action of salt in the tissues, the fluid is renewed, which in turn eliminates the pathological process.

To apply for the treatment of veins, you can use both sea and salt. Sea salt can be used and flavored with natural oils. You can buy it at any pharmacy for a

little money.

For the treatment of varicose veins most often used are bandages and baths. In order to feel the result it is necessary to undergo a course of treatment - at least ten days.

Salt dressings for varicose veins provide:

  • toning of veins;
  • increase in the elasticity of the venous walls;
  • reduction of the diameter of small veins, on which there are extensions;
  • reduction of edema;
  • decreased manifestations of nodular areas, pronounced vyhubaniya vessels.


  • Recipes of salt dressings
    • Option 1
    • Option 2
  • Nuances of preparation and use of dressings
  • Salt baths
  • From theory to practice
  • Contraindications and limitations

Recipes for salt dressings

We offer two recipes that are time-tested.

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Option 1

To prepare a salt dressing, you will need salt, water and a bandage. Salt is mixed with water from such a calculation that the result is a consistency of homogeneous porridge.

After this, the mixture must be put in the refrigerator for several hours. Only after the remedy is cold enough, can be used to treat varicose veins.

On the bandage or gauze spread out the finished product and fix it on the affected area. It is important that the dressing is fastened sufficiently tightly( a weakly tied bandage will not give a positive effect) and the saline solution is cold.

This bandage on the problem site should be kept for about 10 minutes. Treatment should be repeated 2 times a day for 7-10 days.

After removing the foot bandage, wipe it with a damp towel.

Option 2

You can use another recipe to prepare a salt bandage. In this case, you need 1 liter of carts and 100 grams of salt.

Water of room temperature mixed with salt and immediately can be used for treatment. Cotton napkins are wetted in solution and applied to the affected area. Then, using elastic bandages, the napkins are fixed, by bandaging from the shin to the thigh.

It takes about 10 minutes to stand the bandage. Continue bandaging for at least 10 days.

Nuances of preparation and use of dressings

Rules that will make treatment safe and effective:

  • it is important to know that the saline solution is not prepared too strong, the maximum degree of concentration is 10%, the stronger one can lead to the fragility of the capillaries;
  • dressing is superimposed exclusively on clean feet;
  • if a thin cotton fabric is used in the preparation of the dressing, it needs to be folded into 4 layers;
  • gauze for the procedure is folded into 8 layers;
  • is strictly prohibited from using foil, cellophane wraps for compresses and wraps of feet, since the dressing must necessarily pass air;
  • after the removal of the foot bandage is recommended to massage, massage movements should not be strong;
  • after the procedures must take a contrast shower, which will fix the effect and tones the walls of blood vessels.

Salt baths

Another effective remedy for varicose veins is salt baths. Positive dynamics will be noticeable within two weeks and will manifest itself in:

  • improvement in blood circulation;
  • decrease in puffiness on the legs;
  • relieving fatigue from the feet.

Three best, in our opinion, way to take a bath with the purpose of treating varicose veins and removing foot fatigue:

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  1. Option 1 .To achieve the effect, take salt baths for at least 10 minutes. Water should not be very hot, and salt should not be too much. Ideal - 10% solution. To enhance the effect in salt water, you can add 10 drops of essential oil( rosemary, lavender).This bath is taken from 15 to 20 minutes.
  2. Option 2 .The table salt( a small amount) must be dissolved in water sufficiently hot, then add 2 large spoons of milk and 10 drops of rosemary essential oil. After the water temperature is comfortable for the feet, you can take a bath. Withstand the legs for 20 minutes, then massage. Such a foot bath will improve blood circulation.
  3. Option 3 .To remove fatigue, puffiness, irritation, improve the appearance of the feet will help the bath with sea salt, mint and chamomile. It is necessary to mix all the ingredients, to give the salt to dissolve. In the resulting water, stand the legs for 10 minutes.

From theory to practice

Salt dressings really help to get rid of varicose, which is confirmed by the reviews of women.

I applied sea salt therapy myself. I want to share experience and results. I completely defeated the disease, the only condition in the treatment is not to deviate from the schedule.

Dressings must be done daily. I made a strong enough remedy in the form of gruel from salt and water, which was left in the refrigerator, and then applied to my leg. The result of me just shook - the effect is 100 percent, I do not know how my veins will behave further, but so far I am very pleased.

Inna, 35 years old

Varicose is a problem that simply did not allow me to live. Legs constantly ached, quickly tired, long skirts and trousers became the only salvation. But once I read the problem of salt bandages on the Internet, I solved this problem forever. After two weeks, knots and swollen veins became almost invisible, the symptoms were gone, now I recommend this to all familiar people a cheap and very effective remedy.

Anna, 46 years old

Contraindications and limitations

In order to get the maximum effect from treatment and not to harm your health, it is necessary to take into account situations in which application of salt in any form is strictly prohibited.

This method of treatment can not be used if:

  • a person has just suffered a severe cold;
  • application of pilling;
  • operations related to skin;
  • hair removal;
  • skin damage of various nature.

Therefore, in order to apply salt dressings and baths, you need to have healthy skin and a healthy body.

Before proceeding with treatment, be sure to consult with your doctor so that he can give a competent assessment of the condition and the possibility of using salt therapy.

It is important to know that in the presence of varicose veins, salt is only useful as an external remedy. Admission to food should be reduced to a minimum, because it detains fluid in the body, and this, in turn, leads to swelling and additional stress on the veins.

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