Aromatherapy Treatment for Varicose Veins
All the natural therapist are likely to recommend both period of rest, especially with the feet raised above the level of the thigh to let gravity assist venous return and exercise to improve muscle tone Massage above the area of varicosed veins and in an upwards direction towards the heart will reduce the congestion.Essential oils of prime use here are Cypress, Chamomile and perhaps Juniper use diluted at 2 per cent in vegetable oil.
Herbalism Treatment for Varicose Veins
Externally apply tincture of Marigold (Calendula officinalis) or Witch Hazel (Hamamelis virginiana) diluted 50; 50 with water 2 or 3 times a day internally a cup daily of an infusion of Lime Blossom (Tilia europaea), can help to improve peripheral circulation. Horse Chestnut (Sesculus bippocastanum) has a strengthening effect on the blood vessels it may be take in tablets as directed or as the tincture at the rate of 30 drops twice daily.
Homeopathy Treatment for Varicose Veins
Carbo veg: for a sluggish circulation leading to blueness of the skin cold extremities and painful varicose veins. Hamamelis: for sole congested veins with a purplish blotching under the skin and tired aching legs may also have piles.Pulsatilla: for painful veins blue in colour may be associate with pregnancy pains in legs eased with walking about and in cool fresh air.
Naturopathy Treatment for Varicose Veins
Use hot and cold bathing of legs or spray cool water up the legs at the end of a shower. Walk more also look at yoga and swimming as good forms of exercise. Reduce alcohol intake if very over weight try to lose weight steadily. A supplement of Vitamin E(up to 400 in daily) together with 5 ml (1tsp )Lecithin granules daily can ease the swelling and pains by improving the elasticity of the blood vessel another helpful substance is Vitamin C ( up to 500 mg.) In the long term just take plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables and keep fats to lower level.