5 natural remedies for varicose veins

Veins are the organs that help the blood circulate all over your body. In order to take the right direction, they use valves to avoid backflow; when this system malfunctions, varicose veins appear. They prevent blood from circulating properly and the larger veins become twisted. Usually, varicose veins appear in areas far from the heart, such as legs or ankles and they tend to be more common once the person gets older.

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There many factors that can cause  varicose veins, among which we remind overweight, long periods sitting/standing, pregnancy, an imbalanced menstruation, menopause or age. Varicose veins are easy to recognize as they have a dark purple to blue color and sometimes they can be accompanied by itching, fatigue or cramps. Fortunately, there are some natural remedies that can improve the varicose veins and even prevent them from appearing, by stimulating blood circulation.

Horse chestnut

This herb is well known for its use in treating varicose veins. It contains a substance that makes your blood thinner so that it can flow without difficulty through the veins. Consume horse chestnut either in capsules or as a liquid extract in order to improve blood flow and treat the varicose veins. Never eat this herb as such because it is poisonous. Have 300 mg of horse chestnut in combination with 50 mg of aescin, two times every day, for positive results.

Witch hazel

This solution is known to treat and clean cuts and wounds, but it can also cure varicose veins. It is rich in antioxidants and other substances that improve your blood flow. Take a cotton pad and apply some witch hazel to the veins 2-3 times every day and all symptoms will slowly fade.

Leafy greens

Leafy greens are rich sources of vitamin K, an enzyme that ensures the general health if your veins. Have 1-2 cups of leafy greens in order to strengthen your veins and repair the damages caused by varicose veins.

Citrus fruit extract

The citrus fruit extract has the ability to treat varicose veins in 30 days. With only 600 mg of extract, you can tone and tighten your blood vessels and improve blood circulation.


Loganberries are rich in rutin, a substance that makes veins stronger and stimulates blood flow. At the same time, it reduces pain and swelling provoked by the varicose veins. Consume ½ cup of loganberries every day so that you ensure a optimum quantity of rutin in order to treat varicose veins.

5 natural remedies for varicose veins

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