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Posted by on Aug 31, 2014 in Ailments, Ailments G-M, Herbs, Herbs N-S | 0 comments

Hemorrhoids-Anal Fissures-Varicose Veins

Stone root has a long history of use for dysmenorrhea and laryngitis. It has a beneficial effect on the venous system and is indicated for varicose veins and hemorrhoids. According to the Eclectics, it is especially indicated when there is a sense of constriction accompanying symptoms along the digestive tract–especially in the throat and anus. It is one of the most effective remedies available for anal fissure and hemorrhoids, and for these purposes it can be combined with horse chestnut. Stone root is also a specific for irritated throat, hoarseness, and laryngitis experienced by speakers and singers who strain their voices. Stone Root has a taste of BITTER, ACRID and a temperature of WARM.


Stone root also known as Collinsonia canadensis. This perennial herb works for hemorrhoids by reducing the pressure in the engorged veins. This effect decreases the inflammation of hemorrhoids and prevents varicose veins.

This herb is also known for its diuretic, antioxidant, antispasmodic, astringent, tonic and sedative properties. Its astringent and antioxidant properties are useful for protecting and strengthening the linings of the intestines as well as the walls of veins.

The root and leaf extracts of stone root can be applied directly to hemorrhoids. It is especially effective for treating bleeding hemorrhoids.

Both the Indians in North America as well as the white settlers from Europe used several preparations with stone root to heal wounds. They applied these preparations topically in the form of a wash or poultice. The rhizome of the herb was brewed to prepare an herbal tea, which when served hot not only worked as a diuretic in treating kidney and gallstones, but was also used as a common tonic, in the form of a purgative as well as a remedy for headache.

Stone Root is an herbal medicine used to treat kidney and bladder stones and to increase (make more) urine flow. It may also help you lose water that has caused ankle or hand swelling. Stone Root may be used to treat irritable bowels and colitis (inflammation of the colon) if taken by mouth. It may help sores, bruises, and cuts if put on the skin.

Home remedies and natural cures are always the best alternative treatment and they are less harmful to your body. It’s simple, no side effects, inexpensive and you don’t have to worry about the chemicals that may be affecting your body. But not all conditions are the same so you should also consider any medical advise from your doctor.