Varicose veins is a very common unpleasant issue which affects most of the women at the age of 50 or more. This condition is characterized with a network of bulging and swollen veins which are visible on the skin surface. Although the majority of people try to resolving this problem as soon as they see it, the treatment is not that easy. In most cases, women go to a surgery or wear compression stockings. However, there is a natural remedy that solves this easily.
Varicose veins might affect women’s self-esteem because they are not good to be seen. It might prevent them from wearing leggings and short skirts. There are no specific symptoms which this condition manifests, although it may cause itchiness, cramping, swelling, and pain in the legs.
Main causes of varicose veins
The most common reasons for occurrence of varicose veins are the poor circulation, aging, and pregnancy. Besides, walking or prolonged standing also increase the pressure in the veins, thus making them more visible. Approximately, 60% of the population in America suffer from varicose veins. Although this issue can be treated medically, it’s better to eliminate it with some natural remedies.
Cypress oil is a potent essential oil that accelerates the blood flow and boosts the working of the circulatory system. Exfoliate the affected area before using this oil. Then, apply several drops of it directly on the veins, two times on a daily basis. The complete duration of the treatment is 4 weeks, and on the basis of the people’s experiences, it’s highly effective.
In case the method with cypress oil doesn’t work, try the following one. It can be used alongside with the cypress oil method, at different periods of the day.
To prepare the second natural remedy, you will need:
3 drops lavender oil
1 tsp. of coconut oil
1 tbsp. of Witch Hazel
1 tbsp. of Aloe Vera gel
1 tbsp. of apple cider vinegar
Put all of the ingredients in a bowl and mix them. Then, rub the mixture on the varicose veins, three times per day for several weeks. Rub cypress oil twice a day too. The varicose veins will be gone in a short period of time.