Shea butter, coconut oil and aloe vera join forces with essential oils in this healing DIY cream that helps address a common problem. We’re talking hemorrhoids here, but no need to be embarrassed – they affect 1 in 20 adults in the U.S. and about 50% of Americans older than age 50. This easy-to-make salve offers moisturizing anti-itch and anti-inflammatory comfort plus antibacterial properties.† Apple cider vinegar and witch hazel act as natural astringents, while beneficial essential oils provide antioxidants that may help reduce swelling and soothe any cracks in the skin. If you’re suffering, know you’re not alone and try this natural solution!
DIY All-Natural Hemorrhoid Cream with Aloe & Essential Oils
In double boiler or glass bowl over pot of boiling water, melt shea butter. Stir in coconut oil.
Stir in remaining ingredients until well incorporated. Remove from heat and allow to cool slightly.
Transfer to glass jar with tight-fitting lid. Refrigerate to harden.
Apply twice daily.
Note: If you do not see results within a couple of weeks, or experience any unusual discomfort, seek the advice of your healthcare practitioner.
†These statements have not been approved by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent disease.