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Alternative Treatments for Varicose veins

Alternative and complementary therapies list for Varicose veins:

Alternative treatments, complementary therapeutic options, or home remedies that have been listed in various sources as possibly helpful for Varicose veins may include:

  • Quercetin
  • Bioflavonoids
  • Grape seed extract
  • Pine bark extract
  • Vitamin C
  • Horse chestnut
  • Butcher's broom
  • Bilberry
  • Gotu kola
  • Bromelain
  • Exercise
  • Aquacize
  • Leg elevation
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Cold compress of cypress, lemon, bergamot and witch hazel
  • Lemon peel
  • Cranberries
  • Blueberries
  • Bilberries
  • Resveratrol (found in red wine)
  • Alternating hot and cold leg soak
  • Graduated compression stockings
  • Leg massage
  • White oak bark compress
  • High-fiber, low-fat diet
  • Bilberry tea
  • Custom-fitted compression stockings
  • Vitamin C and bioflavonoid supplement
  • Lecithin
  • Gingko biloba
  • Garlic
  • Witch hazel (non-distilled, alcohol-free extract)-topical
  • Hawthorn tea
  • Yarrow bath
  • Salba seeds and salba seed oil
  • Himalayan crystal salt

Warning About Alternative Treatments

Always check with your doctor or qualified medical professional before using any alternative or complementary treatment, or before stopping or changing any other treatment to use alternative approaches. Some treatments or preventatives may be of dubious value, and certain alternative treatments can be dangerous in some cases.

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