The vein that become enlarged, bulgy, swollen, and twisted mainly due to blood polling, poor circulation, weak veins, obesity, pregnancy, or genetic factors is termed as’ varicose vein’. It causes discomfort, pain, aching, burning and affected area appear dark purple or blue in color.
Almost 15-20 percent of adults are thought to be affected with varicose vein at some time of their life. Some people go for surgery whereas most of the folks go with minimally invasive treatment options for varicose veins.
But here is the natural treatment of varicose vein using essential oils to relieve your symptoms.
- Lemongrass essential oil:
It helps in improving blood circulation throughout your body. It helps in preventing and curing varicose as it dilates blood vessels. It reduces the size of the swollen varicose vein. It is a definitely good choice to manage your varicose. Gently massage the oil on the affected area twice a day.
- Geranium Essential Oil
Geranium possesses stunning anti-inflammatory properties. It provides blemish-free skin and smells lovely. It reduces swelling and has a soothing effect on your skin. It helps in tightening the varicose vein’s walls and strengthening them. It also improves blood circulation
- Lavender essential oil:
Lavender helps in relieving pain by acting on brain chemical ‘serotonin’ when massaged on the skin it helps to reduce skin ulcer. Lavender essential oil helps in coping varicose vein due to its sedating effect. It improves blood circulation and reduces pain.
- Yarrow essential oil:
Yarrow essential oil has been used traditionally for varicose vein. It helps in reducing symptoms because it acts as a stimulant for the circulatory system and helps in circulating the stagnant blood in the veins. One must consider yarrow essential oil for treatment of varicose.
- Grapevine essential oil:
This essential oil helps in reducing lower leg swelling in people suffering from the varicose vein. This swelling is caused due to poor blood circulation in the vein.
Essential oils don’t cause significant side effects and classified as GRAS ‘generally recognized as safe’. But it can cause skin irritation depending upon skin type. So always conduct a patch test before application.