Called ‘Arsha‘ in Ayurveda and stratified into dry and bleeding categories, it denotes the condition when veins in the anal region get varicosed.


  • Intense pain at the time of passing stool.
  • Bleeding. Often leads to anemia due to profuse bleeding.
  • Itching in the rectal region.
  • Wind formation in the stomach.
  • Sitting becomes problematic.

Root Causes

  • Chronic constipation and other bowel disorders. The pressure exerted to evacuate the constipated bowels affects the surrounding veins. This leads to piles.
  • Prolonged periods of sitting or standing.
  • Strenuous work
  • Obesity
  • Mental tension
  • Hereditary factors.
  • Common during pregnancy

Useful Herbs

  • Haritaki (Terminalia chebula)
  • Jimikand (Amorphophallus campanulatus)

Ayurvedic Supplements

  • Pirrhoids Tablets             
  • Abhyaristha
  • Arshoghani Bati                


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