The use of witch hazel remedies for the treatment of venous diseases

In proctology, the most common problem in middle-aged and older people is hemorrhoids and anal fissures related to rectal defects.

These ailments are usually caused by the formation of thrombi in the blood vessels of the small pelvis and a violation of the function of the venous system, due to which the walls of the vessels are deformed.

The same is the main cause of venous diseases - varicose veins and other diseases associated with venous insufficiency.

The methods of therapy of these proctologic and phlebological diseases are similar in many respects.

Natural homeopathic preparations based on medicinal plants are now popular, Hamamelis is one of such herbal therapies that is effective practically for all diseases that are associated with the pathology of veins.

Description of the drug

  • Description of the drug
  • Pharmacokinetics and pharmacology of the drug
  • Mechanism of action of the drug
  • Indications for the use of the drug
  • Instructions for use
  • Contraindications to the use
  • Special instructions
  • Overdose and side effects
  • Expert opinion - the word to the doctors
  • What the patients think
  • Similar remedies
  • The price of the preparation

Description of the preparation

At the heart of the homeopathic remedy is the extract from the representative of the flora of the NorthAmerica witch-hazel of virgin, in the people it is called a magical or witch nut.

For the preparation of ointments and other forms of medicine use bark and leaves of the plant. In this raw material there is an important for the human body matter, like glycoside hamamelitan, which is split into gallic acid and hamamelose.

And also the plant is rich in essential oils, sugar, fats, resins, quercetin and phytosterol.

Witch hazel is produced in such forms:

  • ointment for external use;
  • rectal suppositories;
  • napkins impregnated with the composition of the extract of the plant;
  • granules for oral administration;
  • tincture on alcohol.
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Pharmacokinetics and pharmacology of

The properties of agents based on the hamamelis extract are due to its constituent components:

  1. Phytosterols present in the preparation are characterized by active activity in stimulating the body's immune system and are struggling with the sclerosis of blood vessels. They reduce the level of bad lipids and inhibit the absorption of cholesterol in the intestine.
  2. Flavonoids , biologically active compounds contained in the drug, help make the walls of blood vessels less permeable, improve their elasticity, and also serve to prevent sclerotic lesions.
  3. Gallic acid , obtained from the bark of the plant, has astringent action, and fights with various kinds of inflammation.
  4. Quercetin reduces the activity of the P-G protein and helps to deliver the drugs to the target organ.

Mechanism of action of the drug

Witch hazel cures diseases associated with a violation of the venous circulation, as it has the property of narrowing the vessels and fighting various types of inflammation.

Extract from this plant helps in strengthening the walls of blood vessels, improving the metabolism in them. And also reduces swelling, contributing to a qualitative outflow of fluid in varicose veins.

Also, the drug is considered one of the best astringents, so taking it is effective for diarrhea.

Indications for the use of the preparation

Witch hazel, depending on the form of release used for such proctologic diseases:

  • for hemorrhoids to remove inflamed nodes, take medication in the form of granules or rectal suppositories ;
  • ointment heals hemorrhoids at an early stage of development and prevents its occurrence, is used in anal fissures, and also removes irritation in the rectal area;
  • , the use of napkins plays a similar role, impregnated with plant tincture.

This medicine helps in the therapy of a patient suffering from varicose veins, thrombophlebitis,

The drug stops the arising uterine bleeding in obstetric practice.

The preparation in the form of an ointment treats burns, prevents the occurrence of diaper rash, exudative diathesis and various types of dermatitis, including bite caused by insects.

Instructions for use

Depending on the type of release Winters are used in this way:

  1. Ointment is used for varicose veins, affecting the affected area twice a day for a month. After a course of treatment in a month, you can repeat it. The same method is used for hemorrhoids.
  2. Candles are injected using cotton swabs, also two times a day. After the candle is inserted into the anus, it is necessary to roll over on the stomach and lie down for a while.
  3. Napkins for the therapy and prevention of hemorrhoids and other proctologic diseases are used twice a day, causing damage to the site.
Apply Wamamelis ointment, you need to be careful not to get on the eye or nose mucosa. In case of contact with these organs, they must be rinsed with water.

Contraindications to use

Do not use if the patient does not tolerate or is sensitive to some of its components.

Taking medication in the form of granules requires that the patient does not smoke, does not drink alcohol-containing drinks, coffee, caffeine, and also limits the amount of spicy foods in the diet.

If the patient has pinched or dropped hemorrhoids, accompanied by bleeding, rectal suppositories can not be used for treatment.

Special instructions

Carefully carry out therapy with drugs from the extract of a magic nut followed by pregnant women, nursing mothers and children under 12 years.

Homoeopathic witch hazel will not show its medicinal properties during the interaction with alkaloid and corticosteroid drugs.

Overdose and side effects of

There can be no overdose of the drug, as it is mainly produced in the form of ointments and rectal suppositories.

If the patient does not tolerate the components of the drug, itching, swelling, and sometimes burning at the site of application may occur.

If these symptoms appear, discontinue treatment and seek the advice of a specialist.

Expert opinion - the word to doctors

Witch hazel, which is still called witch hazel, is rather famous for its medicinal qualities. In composition it is a natural product that effectively helps with hemorrhoids, especially at an early stage.

I often prescribe to my patients, because with small nodules, it quickly relieves pain, removes unpleasant itching and burning in the anal area. But with bleeding and infringement of hemorrhoids I do not advise.

Vasilyev Nikolay Fedoseevich, proctologist, Novosibirsk

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Ointment Witch hazel, based on the same virgin plant, can perfectly heal the asterisks on the legs and, in general, is very useful for the treatment of venous insufficiency.

Plant components strengthen the walls of blood vessels, give them elasticity. And irreplaceable for the elimination of unpleasant hemorrhoid pain. So homeopathic remedies are sometimes saved wherever strong chemicals can not cope.

Kositsyna Natalia Evgenevna, therapist, Irkutsk

What patients think

Reviews of patients who use Witch hazel for the treatment of hemorrhoids, varicose veins and other diseases.

Classy homeopathic remedy, consists only of natural components. Candles and ointment works great for hemorrhoids. Used on myself.

Expensive drugs did not help, and Witch-Wear relieved unpleasant pain. Now he constantly lies in the refrigerator, and as soon as the exacerbation of hemorrhoids begins, I use. You can buy in any pharmacy without a prescription, it is inexpensive.

Vladislav, 42 years old

My mother and I are overweight and we have plenty of problems from this: both swollen veins on the legs, and hemorrhoids and knots. We are treated constantly, we try new preparations.

And here we were advised by Witch-Witness of our Moscow plant. Now we use it only: candles for treating hemorrhoids, apply ointment on the area of ​​veins. Relieves pain, it became easier to walk. Recently purchased medicinal wipes with the same medicine. Now we just put them on a painful place, and it becomes easier.

Anna, 34 years

Similar products

Witch hazel is produced by many companies under different names:

  • Witch hazel is produced in vials as a tincture and ointment and is used to treat sick veins on the legs;
  • for complex therapy for varicose veins is prescribed ointment Gamamelis-Salbe-Hel C;
  • with ointment and rectal suppositories of Witch Hemelis DN treat diseases associated with venous insufficiency.

The price of the preparation

Witch hazel is one of the cheapest homeopathic remedies, - the price of ointment and candles ranges from 30 to 60 rubles per package.

Sold in any pharmacy. Keep all dosage forms of the drug in a dark and cool place. The shelf life of the facility is two years.

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