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Chronic Venous Insufficiency Herbal Treatment, Prevention, Symptoms, Causes, Cured By

General Name
Chronic Venous Insufficiency
Medical Name
Chronic Venous Insufficiency
Chronic Venous Insufficiency Symptoms
Swelling in the Legs
Swelling in the Ankles after prolonged standing
Pain in the Legs
Varicose Veins
Leathery Skin on the Legs
Ulcers on the Legs
Skin becomes itchy
Flaky Skin on the Legs
Leg Cramps
Discoloration of the Skin on the Legs
If you lie down on floor and raise your Legs, if it gives relief, then you have CVI
Thickening of the Skin on the Legs

Chronic Venous Insufficiency Cured By

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Chronic Venous Insufficiency is a disease of the Veins.
Normally, the Veins in the Legs send the blood back to the Heart. With contraction and relaxation of the Muscles, the Veins push the Blood upwards. There are Valves present in the Veins that prevent the back flow of Blood. If the Valves get damaged, the Veins fail to send the Blood upwards. This results in the collection of Blood in the Veins and causes Swelling. It is known as Chronic Venous Insufficiency. It causes pain and discoloration of the Skin on the Legs. Pain goes worse in prolonged standing.

Causes of Chronic Venous Insufficiency
Varicose Veins
Prolonged Standing
Deep Vein Thrombosis
Damaged Valve in the Veins
Impairment of the Musculovenous Pump

If not treated properly, Chronic Venous Insufficiency may cause
Venous Ulcers

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Materia Medica for Chronic Venous Insufficiency

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Butcher's Broom for Chronic Venous Insufficiency

Butcher's Broom promotes healthy micro circulation and capillary flow in the blood veins of the legs. It increases the vascular tone and reduces pooling which helps in the normal circulation of Blood.
Have 2 to 3 fresh young shoots of Butcher's Broom 3 times a day. This will help to reduce the symptoms of Chronic Venous Insufficiency.

Grapefruit ( Chakotra ) for Chronic Venous Insufficiency

Grapefruit ( Chakotra in India ) has high content of Bioflavonoids. This nutrient is important for Venous health. It helps in strengthening the venous walls and improves blood circulation. Grapefruit reduces the blood pooling in the legs and cures Chronic Venous Insufficiency.
Eat 1 to 2 Grapefruit a day. Have it for 1 to 2 weeks.

Horse Chestnut for Chronic Venous Insufficiency

Aescin present in Horse Chestnut improves the blood circulation in the Feet and Legs. It has strong Analgesic and Anti inflammatory properties. These properties help to reduce the inflammation and pain due Chronic Venous insufficiency.
Take Horse Chestnut extract in capsule form of 50 mg twice a day. Have it for 2 to 3 months.
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Breege Kelly ( NSW Australia )
16 Nov 2020
I have a damaged vein in my leg and am on Apixaban twice daily for life. This causes severe stomach irritation. Can I safely go from the pharmaceutical medicine to herbal medicine for this condition?
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