Varicose veins are enlarged, weakened, and visible veins under the skin surface, usually in a dark purple or blue color. It is caused by various different factors, like genetics, obesity, pregnancy, age, prolonged standing, or straining.
When varicose veins appear, they are usually treated with compression techniques, such as the use of compression stockings, but as the symptoms aggravate, they cause other health issues, including swelling, feeling of heaviness in the legs, and painful inflammation.
Varicose veins are also manifested with dilated capillaries on the skin surface and spider veins, which worsen the condition even more.
Yet, what you surely didn’t know is the fact that garlic is one of the most effective natural remedies for the treatment of varicose veins and inflammation. It effectively stimulates blood flow, and breaks down and helps the removal of toxins as waste from the body.
This is how to prepare the popular anti-varicose vein remedy often used in the Ayurvedic medicine:
- Garlic cloves, finely grated
- A tablespoon of olive oil
- Half a glass of orange juice
Combine all the ingredients and leave the mixture for 12 hours before use.
Apply it on the affected areas with circular motions, until it is absorbed into the skin. Then wrap the area with a warm towel or bandage, and leave it for 50 minutes.
This will provide relief extremely quickly. Repeat this method as long as you need.