Varicose veins or spider veins are caused by abnormal accumulation of blood in the veins. The most common variety of this disease appears in the legs. Although for many people it is nothing more than an aesthetic problem, for others it can be extremely painful.
The causes of varicose veins They are multiple: sedentary lifestyle, overweight, family background, jobs that demand standing for a long time, and many more.
Because they are quite common, it is important to keep us informed about the methods with which we can counteract their effects. Here you have four 100% natural remedies that you can apply to combat them.
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- 6 finely chopped garlic
- Olive oil
- Lemon juice
Mix the ingredients and let them sit for 12 hours. Then, apply the paste on the legs and massage gently in circles, especially in the most affected areas.
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Cream of apple cider vinegar, aloe vera and carrot
- 1/2 small apple cider vinegar
- 1 carrot completely crushed
- 3 tablespoons of aloe vera gel
Peel the carrot, wash it and cut it into pieces. Then, tritúrala with the blender and add aloe vera. Mix again for a few seconds. Add the apple cider vinegar and continue mixing until you get a creamy paste.
Before starting, make sure your skin is clean. Apply the cream massaging from the ankles to the thighs, to promote circulation. Let it act for 30 minutes and, to finish, rinse the area with warm water or a little cold.
Cream of aloe vera and avocado
Aloe vera has the effect of reactivating blood flow and helping to reduce swelling, and avocado contains linoleic acid, which lubricates the veins and arteries of the body. It is a winning combination.
To make matters worse, this cream is also very effective for stretch marks.
- 5 tablespoons of aloe vera gel
- The pulp of an avocado
- 1 tablespoon of almond or olive oil
Cut the avocado in half and extract the pulp. Place it in a container and mix it with the rest of the ingredients until you get a uniform cream. When everything is ready, apply on the legs giving gentle massages.
Witch hazel cream
Witch hazel leaves are very effective against varicose veins because of their vasoconstrictor, astringent and hemorrhage reducing effects.
- 4 tablespoons of witch hazel
- 2 tablespoons of almond oil
- 1 tablespoon of beeswax,
- 1 tablespoon of cocoa butter
In a container, preferably glass, add beeswax, cocoa butter and almond oil. Heat the ingredients in a water bath. When they dissolve in the solution, then you must add witch hazel.
Beat with the blender until you get a creamy and uniform paste. Let it stand and when it is cold, store it in a glass container with a lid in the refrigerator.
Apply it on the legs giving circular and ascending massages.
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While these remedies can help you, you should know that it would be best to find the causes of the appearance of varicose veins, and that can only happen in a consultation with a specialist. In this way you could directly combat the underlying problem, whatever it may be.
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