Spider veins are dilated blood vessels that appear on the surface of the skin. They often appear as thin red or blue lines on the skin that can have the appearance of spider’s legs. They are usually found on the legs, hands, and face. They will occur if the veins become weak or damaged in some way.
If you have spider veins then, they don’t cause you too much discomfort. Some people do find that they may be a little itchy. The main reason why people want to get rid of their spider veins is that they look unsightly. There are several natural remedies that can be used and most of these involve things that you may already have around the home.
You can drink ginger tea to help you deal with spider veins. It is so effective because it helps to improve circulation. If your veins are damaged then a protein called fibrin can build up but ginger can also help to break this down. A cup of ginger tea can be enjoyed up to three times a day.
Apple Cider Vinegar
Apple cider vinegar can be applied directly to the spider veins to help reduce their appearance. It helps to improve circulation and reduce swelling and can also be used to reduce any pain that you may be experiencing. You should saturate a cloth with apple cider vinegar and apply it directly to the affected area.
Increasing the amount of exercise that you get can also help to reduce the appearance of spider veins. Exercise can help improve your circulation which in turn will lead to less damage in the veins. Increasing the amount of exercise that you do can also help to reduce the risk of obesity and has other health benefits. Walking is some of the best exercises that you can do for spider veins.
Witch hazel can be used to strengthen the veins, and this can mean that spider veins start to lose their appearance on the skin. It contains tannins and volatile compounds which can help to repair distended veins. When it comes to witch hazel a little goes a long way and you only need to dab some hazel onto the affected area a few times a day.
Arnica is an herb that is often used in homeopathy and it is also available in gel form. It is very effective in treating spider veins because it has anti-inflammatory properties that help to constrict the vein. It can also be useful for relieving any pain that is associated with the veins.
If you suffer from spider veins then, you may have been looking for a way to get rid of them. If you are not sure that you want to use treatments with chemicals, then natural remedies are a very good alternative. When you use the ideas that are suggested above that make use of ingredients that are readily available, you can experiment with a number of treatments until you find the one that works best for you.
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