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HemClear™ is a breakthrough proprietary treatment that effectively combines the most powerful and extensively researched ingredients, giving you an all-in-one solution. Every single ingredient in HemClear™ was hand-picked by a team of medical doctors and scientific researchers, based on clinical data and designed to help eliminate hemorhoids and get results more effectively than any other hemorrhoid treatment available.

HemClear™ contains tested ingredients that meet the strength and purity standards of the USP/NF (United States Pharmacopeia–National Formulary). Each ingredient was carefully researched and included based on clinical data. No other non-prescription solution comes close to in terms of quality and purity of ingredients.

HemClear's™, recommended use for adults is to take 2 (two) capsules), 3 (three) times daily with each meal. Take 2 (two) capsules in the morning, 2 (two in the afternoon) and 2 (two) before bedtime. HemCream, for best results, needs to be applied 3-4 times daily.

HemClear's™ Proprietary Blend of Ingredients:

Click here to see HemClear™ label.

Witch Hazel (Hamamelis virginiana) has been used medicinally for centuries due to its beneficial astringent and antioxidant properties. In addition to strengthening veins and reducing bleeding, it has anti-inflammatory and anti-itching properties also which are known to help varicose veins and hemorrhoid sufferers. Furthermore, when applied topically, it is soothing and cooling providing immediate relief for external hemorrhoids.

*References:
  • Erdelmeier, C. A. J. et al. Antiviral and Antiphlogistic Activities of Hamamelis virginiana Bark. Planta Medica, 62(1996) (3):241–245
  • Steven Foster, Witch hazel, Hamamelis virginiana, Article and Photos, Steven Foster Group
  • Postpartum care: After a vaginal delivery". MayoClinic.com. 2012-03-16.

Horse Chestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum) seeds contain Aescin, which is effective for promoting optimal circulatory health and improving blood vessel strength. Aescin works to repair the blood vessels in hemorrhoids and reduce inflammation in the affected area, in turn reducing the severity and duration of hemorrhoid symptoms.

*References:
  • MedlinePlus (2015). Horse Chestnut. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginfo/natura...
  • Steiner M and Hillemanns HG. Venostatin retard in the management of venous problems during pregnancy. Phlebology 1990;5:41-44.
  • Diehm C, Trampisch HJ, Lange S, Schmidt C. Comparison of leg compression stocking and oral horse-chestnut seed extract therapy in patients with chronic venous insufficiency. Lancet. 1996;347:292–4.

Diosmin is fundamentally modified Hesperidin, considered a member of the flavonoid family. A flavone compound that is classified as a phlebotropic, meaning that it promotes healthy vein function and commonly used in the treatment of venous disease. It is known to promote healthy blood flow and improve vascular health in general. Furthermore, in the treatment of hemorrhoids it reduces bleeding, numbs pain and reduces inflammation.

*References:
  • Alternative medicine Review. (2004). Diosmin: Monograph. Thorne Research Inc.
  • Danielsson G, Jungbeck C, Peterson K, Norgren L (January 2002). "A randomised controlled trial of micronised purified flavonoid fraction vs placebo in patients with chronic venous disease". Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 23 (1): 73–6.
  • Veverková L, Kalac J, Jedlicka V, Wechsler J (August 2005). "[Analysis of surgical procedures on the vena saphena magna in the Czech Republic and an effect of Detralex during its stripping]". Rozhl Chir (in Czech) 84 (8): 410–2, 414–6.

Ginger Root (Zingiber officinale Roscoe) is an ancient root recognized for a range of benefits to treat various ailments. Fundamentally, it provides excellent support to increase the circulation of blood, as such cleansing the body of excess waste and toxins and thinning the blood - essential when treating hemorrhoids. It also provides anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects to reduce swelling, relieve hemorrhoid pain, and aid optimal nutrient delivery to all areas of the body.

*References:
  • "Ginger". American Cancer Society. May 2010.
  • Wood, George Bacon (1867). "XV. Ginger. Zingiber. U.S., Br". A Treatise On Therapeutics, And Pharmacology Or Materia Medica Volume 1. J. B. Lippincott & Co.
  • Al-Achi, Antoine. "A Current Look at Ginger Use".
  • "Ginger NCCIH Herbs at a Glance". NccIH.nih.gov.
  • University of Maryland Medical Centre (2006). "Ginger".

Hesperidin is classified as a 'bioflavonoid' compound is found in abundance in citrus peels and other similar fruits. Commonly used alongside Diosmin, it is known as an excellent phlebotonic ingredient to help blood vessels function more effectively to promote good blood circulation, significantly reducing symptoms and aiding prevention of future outbreaks.

*References:
  • Lyseng-Williamson KA, Perry CM. Drugs. 2003;63(1):71-100. Review.
  • Peterson, J. J.; Beecher, G. R.; Bhagwat, S. A.; Dwyer, J. T.; Gebhardt, S. E.; Haytowitz, D. B.; Holden, J. M. (2006). "Flavanones in grapefruit, lemons, and limes: A compilation and review of the data from the analytical literature" (PDF). Journal of Food Composition and Analysis 19 (Supplement): S74–S80.
  • Benavente-García, O.; Castillo, J. (2008). "Update on Uses and Properties of Citrus Flavonoids: New Findings in Anticancer, Cardiovascular, and Anti-inflammatory Activity". Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 56 (15): 6185–205.

Oat Straw (Avena sativa) is an important component for soothing hemorrhoids, as it is considered beneficial for improving circulation problems. It is an excellent source of fiber, which can contribute to optimal stool consistency to prevent irritating pre-existing hemorrhoids during bowel movements. Additionally, oats contain an abundance of vitamins and minerals that may be deficient in our diets as well as contain the ability to nourish and strengthen the endocrine system and regulate hormones.

*References:
  • Health Benefits of Oat Straw. (2013).
  • "Nutrition for everyone: carbohydrates". Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US Department of Health and Human Services. 2014.
  • "Oats". World's Healthiest Foods, The George Mateljan Foundation. 2014.

Butcher's Broom (Ruscus aculeatus) is effective for treating circulatory issues and associated symptoms including hemorrhoids and varicose veins. Butcher's Broom can shrink dilated blood vessels and reduce inflammation that accompanies hemorrhoids.

*References:
  • BSBI List 2007. Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland.
  • Huang YL, Kou JP, Ma L, Song JX, Yu BY. Possible mechanism of the anti-inflammatory activity of ruscogenin: role of intercellular adhesion molecule-1 and nuclear factor-kappaB. J Pharmacol Sci. 2008 Oct;108(2):198-205.
  • MacKay D. Hemorrhoids and varicose veins: a review of treatment options. Altern Med Rev. (2001).

Bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus L.) contain diverse anthocyanins, including delphinidin and cyanidin glycosides, as well as being a rich source of antioxidants, which are critical for healing hemorrhoids. Bilberries contain anti-inflammatory and astringent compounds, which help strengthen the blood vessels and relieve hemorrhoid symptoms by reducing swelling and inflammation.

*References:
  • Facts on Bilberry. (2012). http://www.livestrong.com/article/13-facts-bilberr...
  • Burdulis D, Ivanauskas L, Dirse V, Kazlauskas S, Razukas A (2007). "Study of diversity of anthocyanin composition in bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus L.) fruits" (PDF). Medicina (Kaunas) 43 (12): 971–7.
  • Lätti AK, Riihinen KR, Kainulainen PS (2008). "Analysis of anthocyanin variation in wild populations of bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus L.) in Finland". J Agric Food Chem 56 (1): 190–6.

Plantain Also known as plantago, the plantain leaf is a herb that has a long history of medicinal use for a variety of ailments. It can be used both orally and topically as an analgesic, astringent, and to promote healthy circulation. It is also an excellent source of dietary fiber, which can prevent hemorrhoids occurring through regular bowel movements and reducing the chance of constipation.

*References:
  • Prescription for Nutritional Healing; Phyllis Balch and James Balch, M.D.; 2003
  • UNCST (July 2007). "THE BIOLOGY OF BANANAS AND PLANTAINS" (PDF). Uganda National Council for Science and Technology in collaboration with PBS – a US Agency for International Development (USAID).
  • Ashton, Megan. "The Health Benefits of the Plantain Leaf" Livestrong.com, 29 April 2011.

Rutin is a complex sugar found in many fruits and vegetables known as a 'citrus flavonoid glycoside'. Its many benefits include the fact that it counteracts platelet-activating factor (PAF), which causes blood clot formation enhancing healthy blood flow and circulation, as well as strengthening blood vessels. Rutin is widely used to treat hemorrhoids due to the strengthening effect that it exerts on the capillaries in the anal region. It also contains antioxidant and antibacterial properties.

*References:
  • Navarro-Núñez, L.; Lozano, M. L.; Palomo, M.; Martínez, C.; Vicente, V.; Castillo, J.; Benavente-García, O.; Diaz-Ricart, M.; Escolar, G.; Rivera, J. (2008). "Apigenin Inhibits Platelet Adhesion and Thrombus Formation and Synergizes with Aspirin in the Suppression of the Arachidonic Acid Pathway". J. Agric. Food Chem. 56 (9): 2970–6.
  • Purification and identification of active antibacterial components in Carpobrotusedulis L. Elmarie van der Watt and Johan C Pretorius, Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 76, Issue 1, June 2001, Pages 87–91.
  • Antioxidant and Antibacterial Properties of Mesembryanthemum crystallinum and Carpobrotus edulis Extracts. Bouftira Ibtissem, Chedly Abdelly and Souad Sfar, Advances in Chemical Engineering and Science, 2012, Vol. 2 No. 3, pages 359-365.

Mullein Leaf (Verbascum thapsus) is frequently used in herbal medicine. It contains soothing properties and is a good source of mucilage, which is a promoter of healthy stool consistency, that can prevent irritation for hemorrhoid sufferers. Research has also found that mullein provides anti-inflammatory support which may reduce swelling.

*References:
  • Tierra, Michael, C.A., O.M.D. & John Lust, N.D. (2003). The Natural Remedy Bible (revised and updated ed.). New York: Pocket Books. pp. 164, 180. ISBN 0-7434-6642-X.
  • Vogl, S; Picker, P; Mihaly-Bison, J; Fakhrudin, N; Atanasov, A. G.; Heiss, E. H.; Wawrosch, C; Reznicek, G; Dirsch, V. M.; Saukel, J; Kopp, B (2013). "Ethnopharmacological in vitro studies on Austria's folk medicine--an unexplored lore in vitro anti-inflammatory activities of 71 Austrian traditional herbal drugs". Journal of Ethnopharmacology 149 (3): 750–71.

Red Root (Ceanothus americanus) contains active chemical compounds including resin, alkaloids, coagulants, and tannins, believed to be helpful for shrinking hemorrhoids, mainly due to its blood coagulating properties. Furthermore, as a herbal astringent, Red Root's tannins act to shrink tissues, which help to reduce abnormal bleeding including those suffering from bleeding hemorrhoids or varicose veins.

*References:
  • J.E. Saxton ed. "The Alkaloids". A special report. Vol I The Chemical Society Burlington House, London (1971).
  • Wildflower Center Staff (February 27, 2009). "Ceanothus americanus (New jersey tea)". Native Plant Information Network. Austin, Texas: Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center.

Cayenne Pepper (Capsicum annuum) is a widely used spice with a range of healing benefits. It works well to stimulate other herbs, as such, works well in a proprietary blend. It acts as a natural analgesic, blood thinner, antiseptic, astringent and venal health booster. It works well to help heal ulcers in the cell structures of the arteries, veins, and capillaries increasing blood flow and improve circulation.

*References:
  • University of Maryland Medical Center. (2013). Cayenne.
  • Ahuja KD, Robertson IK, Geraghty DP, Ball MJ. The effect of 4-week chilli supplementation on metabolic and arterial function in humans. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2007;61(3):326-33.
  • Balch, James F., M.D. and Balch, Phyllis A., CNC. Prescription for Nutritional Healing. Penguin Putnam Inc., 2000.


HemCream's™ Proprietary Blend of Ingredients:

Click here to see HemCream™ label.

Anhydrous Lanolin is a natural wax secreted by the glands of wool-bearing animals, such as sheep. Touted for its hydrating properties, it is ideal for protecting, lubricating and moisturizing damaged skin and as a topical treatment for irritated skin and minor wounds. It is easily absorbed into the skin.

*References:
  • Clark, E.W., Liquid lanolin - development, production, properties and uses. Am. Perfum. 77, 89, 1962.
  • Conrad, L. I., Maso, H.F., Functional properties of lanolin derivatives in formulations. Am. Perfum. 77, 97, 1962.
  • Zirwas MJ, Stechschulte SA. Moisturizer allergy: diagnosis and management. J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2008;1(4):38–44.

Butcher's Broom (Ruscus aculeatus) is effective for treating circulatory issues and associated symptoms including hemorrhoids and varicose veins. Butcher's Broom can shrink dilated blood vessels and reduce inflammation that accompanies hemorrhoids.

*References:
  • "BSBI List 2007" (xls). Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland.
  • MacKay D. Hemorrhoids and varicose veins: a review of treatment options. Altern Med Rev. (2001).
  • Huang YL, Kou JP, Ma L, Song JX, Yu BY. Possible mechanism of the anti-inflammatory activity of ruscogenin: role of intercellular adhesion molecule-1 and nuclear factor-kappaB. J Pharmacol Sci. 2008 Oct;108(2):198-205.

Glycerin Glycerin, also known as glycerol, is a simple sugar alcohol compound derived from plants or animals that is highly hydrophilic which absorbs moisture from the air and produces the sensation of wetness on the skin. Widely used to lubricate, soothe and moisturize irritated skin or to speed up wound healing. Glycerin can also be used in the form of suppositories to to help lubricate the anal canal and relieve internal hemorrhoids.

*References:
  • Mari FS, Nigri G, Dall'Oglio A, Cosenza UM, Milillo A, Terrenato I, Pancaldi A, Brescia A. Topical glyceryl trinitrate ointment for pain related to anal hypertonia after stapled hemorrhoidopexy: a randomized controlled trial. Dis Colon Rectum. 2013 Jun;56(6):768-73.
  • Short R, Chan J, Choi J, Egbert B, Rehmus W, Kimball A. Effects of moisturization on epidermal homeostasis and differentiation. Clin Exp Dermatol. 2007;32(1):88-90.

Oat Straw (Avena sativa) is an important component for soothing hemorrhoids as it is thought to be beneficial for improving circulation problems. It is an excellent source of fiber, which can contribute to optimal stool consistency to prevent irritating pre-existing hemorrhoids during bowel movements. Additionally, oats contain an abundance of vitamins and minerals that may be deficient in our diets as well as contain the ability to nourish and strengthen the endocrine system and regulate hormones.

*References:
  • Health Benefits of Oat Straw. (2013).
  • "Nutrition for everyone: carbohydrates". Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US Department of Health and Human Services. 2014.
  • "Oats". World's Healthiest Foods, The George Mateljan Foundation. 2014.

Lidocaine HCL contains properties that can numb tissue when applied directly to the skin. This can provide a huge comfort for hemorrhoid sufferers as it provides pain relief and also may reduce swelling.

*References:
  • "Lidocaine Hydrochloride (Local)". The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.
  • Whimster, edited by David Skinner ... [et al.] ; project co-ordinator, Fiona (1997). Cambridge textbook of accident and emergency medicine. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. p. 194.
  • Cepeda MS, Tzortzopoulou A, Thackrey M, Hudcova J, Arora Gandhi P, Schumann R (2010). "Adjusting the pH of lidocaine for reducing pain on injection". Cochrane Database Syst Rev (12): CD006581.

Organic Marigold (Calendula officinalis) oil is used as an anti-inflammatory agent and as a remedy for healing wounds. When applied to hemorrhoids it can control bleeding, soothe irritated areas and can even provide pain relief due to the presence of compounds such as saponins, resins and essential oils.

*References:
  • Duran, V; Matic, M; Jovanovć, M; Mimica, N; Gajinov, Z; Poljacki, M; Boza, P (2005). "Results of the clinical examination of an ointment with marigold (Calendula officinalis) extract in the treatment of venous leg ulcers". Int J Tissue React. 27 (3): 101–6.
  • Pommier, P., et al. (2004). Phase III randomized trial of Calendula officinalis compared with trolamine for the prevention of acute dermatitis during irradiation for breast cancer. J Clin Oncol. 22(8) 1447-53.
  • National Institutes of Health. "Calendula". Herbs and Supplements. U.S. National Library of Medicine. Retrieved 2007-12-19.

Cetyl Alcohol is a fatty alcohol derived from whale oil, predominantly used as a lubricant and moisturizer in the treatment of eczema and other skin irritations and to relieve the itchiness usually accompanying hemorrhoids.

*References:
  • Gaul, LE (1969). "Dermatitis from cetyl and stearyl alcohols". Archives of dermatology 99 (5): 593.
  • Smolinske, Susan C (1992). Handbook of Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Excipients. CRC Press. pp. 75–76.
  • Booth, James Curtis (1862). The Encyclopedia of Chemistry, Practical and Theoretical. p. 429.

Witch Hazel (Hamamelis virginiana) has been used medicinally for centuries due to its beneficial astringent and antioxidant properties. In addition to strengthening veins and reducing bleeding, it has anti-inflammatory and anti-itching properties also which are known to help varicose veins and hemorrhoid sufferers. Furthermore, when applied, it is soothing and cooling providing immediate relief for external hemorrhoids.

*References:
  • Erdelmeier, C. A. J. et al. Antiviral and Antiphlogistic Activities of Hamamelis virginiana Bark. Planta Medica, 62(1996) (3):241–245
  • Steven Foster, Witch hazel, Hamamelis virginiana, Article and Photos, Steven Foster Group
  • Hamamelis ovalis S. W. Leonard (2006), GRIN Taxonomy for Plants.

Bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus L.) contains diverse anthocyanins, including delphinidin and cyanidin glycosides, as well as being a rich source of antioxidants, which are critical for healing hemorrhoids. Bilberries contain anti-inflammatory and astringent compounds, which help strengthen the blood vessels and relieve hemorrhoid symptoms by reducing swelling and inflammation.

*References:
  • BSBI List 2007. Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland.
  • Huang YL, Kou JP, Ma L, Song JX, Yu BY. Possible mechanism of the anti-inflammatory activity of ruscogenin: role of intercellular adhesion molecule-1 and nuclear factor-kappaB. J Pharmacol Sci. 2008 Oct;108(2):198-205.
  • MacKay D. Hemorrhoids and varicose veins: a review of treatment options. Altern Med Rev. (2001).

Aloe Vera (Aloe barbadensis) is one of nature's best ingredients for relieving hemorrhoids. It contains anti-inflammatory therapeutic qualities to help reduce the irritation and swelling of hemorrhoids.

*References:
  • Quattrocchi, Umberto (2012) CRC World Dictionary of Medicinal and Poisonous Plants: Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology (5 Volume Set) CRC Press. ISBN 978-1420080445
  • Barcroft, A. and Myskja, A. (2003) Aloe Vera: Nature's Silent Healer. BAAM, USA. ISBN 0-9545071-0-X
  • Boudreau MD, Beland FA (2006). "An Evaluation of the Biological and Toxicological Properties of Aloe Barbadensis (Miller), Aloe Vera". J Environ Sci Health C Environ Carcinog Ecotoxicol Rev 24 (1): 103–54.

Ginger (Zingiber officinale) is an ancient root recognized for a range of benefits to treat various ailments. Fundamentally, it provides excellent support to increase the circulation of blood, as such cleansing the body of excess waste and toxins and thinning the blood - essential when treating hemorrhoids. It also provides anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects to reduce swelling, relieve hemorrhoid pain, and aid optimal nutrient delivery to all areas of the body.

*References:
  • "Ginger". American Cancer Society. May 2010.
  • Wood, George Bacon (1867). "XV. Ginger. Zingiber. U.S., Br". A Treatise On Therapeutics, And Pharmacology Or Materia Medica Volume 1. J. B. Lippincott & Co.
  • Al-Achi, Antoine. "A Current Look at Ginger Use".
  • "Ginger NCCIH Herbs at a Glance". NccIH.nih.gov.
  • University of Maryland Medical Centre (2006). "Ginger".

Peppermint Oil (Mentha piperita) contains terpenoids, flavonoids and hesperidin and has been used as an internal remedy for many years to treat a variety of gastrointestinal conditions such as irritable bowel, respiratory tract infections and inflammations. Peppermint oil is also a recognized pain reliever and anti-inflammatory agent. It works to reduce the swelling of hemorrhoids by shrinking the blood vessels and soothing the burning, itching and stinging pain of hemorrhoids.

*References:
  • "Peppermint". MedlinePLus, US National Library of Medicine. 2015.
  • "Peppermint". Mosby's Handbook of Herbs & Natural Supplements. Credo Reference: Elsevier Health Sciences. 2010.
  • Heather Boon; Michael Smith (2004). Bob Hilderley, Senior Editor, Health, ed. The Complete Natural Medicine Guide to the 50 Most Common Medicinal Herbs (2nd ed.). Canada: Robert Rose. pp. 227–229. ISBN 0-7788-0081-4.

Rutin is a complex sugar found in many fruits and vegetables known as a 'citrus flavonoid glycoside'. Its many benefits include the fact that it counteracts platelet-activating factor (PAF), which causes blood clot formation enhancing healthy blood flow and circulation, as well as strengthening blood vessels. Rutin is widely used to treat hemorrhoids due to the strengthening effect that it exerts on the capillaries in the anal region. It also contains antioxidant and antibacterial properties.

*References:
  • Navarro-Núñez, L.; Lozano, M. L.; Palomo, M.; Martínez, C.; Vicente, V.; Castillo, J.; Benavente-García, O.; Diaz-Ricart, M.; Escolar, G.; Rivera, J. (2008). "Apigenin Inhibits Platelet Adhesion and Thrombus Formation and Synergizes with Aspirin in the Suppression of the Arachidonic Acid Pathway". J. Agric. Food Chem. 56 (9): 2970–6.
  • Purification and identification of active antibacterial components in Carpobrotusedulis L. Elmarie van der Watt and Johan C Pretorius, Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 76, Issue 1, June 2001, Pages 87–91.
  • Antioxidant and Antibacterial Properties of Mesembryanthemum crystallinum and Carpobrotus edulis Extracts. Bouftira Ibtissem, Chedly Abdelly and Souad Sfar, Advances in Chemical Engineering and Science, 2012, Vol. 2 No. 3, pages 359-365.

Clove Bud Oil (Melatonin eugenia caryophyllus) contains Eugenol, which has been used as a local antiseptic and anaesthetic for many years, specifically within dentistry and oral health.

*References:
  • "Constituents of the essential oil from leaves and buds of clove (Syzigium caryophyllatum (L.) Alston" (PDF). Bangladesh Council of Scientific and Industrial Research BCSIR Laboratories 4: 451–454.
  • Barnes, J; Anderson, LA; Phillipson, JD (2007) [1996]. Herbal Medicines (PDF) (3rd ed.). London, UK: Pharmaceutical Press. ISBN 978-0-85369-623-0.

Hesperidin is classified as a 'bioflavonoid' compound is found in abundance in citrus peels and other similar fruits. Commonly used alongside Diosmin, it is known as an excellent phlebotonic ingredient to help blood vessels function more effectively to promote good blood circulation, significantly reducing symptoms and aiding prevention of future outbreaks.

*References:
  • Lyseng-Williamson KA, Perry CM. Drugs. 2003;63(1):71-100. Review.
  • Peterson, J. J.; Beecher, G. R.; Bhagwat, S. A.; Dwyer, J. T.; Gebhardt, S. E.; Haytowitz, D. B.; Holden, J. M. (2006). "Flavanones in grapefruit, lemons, and limes: A compilation and review of the data from the analytical literature" (PDF). Journal of Food Composition and Analysis 19 (Supplement): S74–S80.
  • Benavente-García, O.; Castillo, J. (2008). "Update on Uses and Properties of Citrus Flavonoids: New Findings in Anticancer, Cardiovascular, and Anti-inflammatory Activity". Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 56 (15): 6185–205.

Diosmin is fundamentally modified Hesperidin, considered a member of the flavonoid family. A flavone compound that is classified as a phlebotropic, meaning that it promotes healthy vein function and commonly used in the treatment of venous disease. It is known to promote healthy blood flow and improve vascular health in general. Furthermore, in the treatment of hemorrhoids it reduces bleeding, numbs pain and reduces inflammation.

*References:
  • Alternative medicine Review. (2004). Diosmin: Monograph. Thorne Research Inc.
  • Danielsson G, Jungbeck C, Peterson K, Norgren L (January 2002). "A randomised controlled trial of micronised purified flavonoid fraction vs placebo in patients with chronic venous disease". Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 23 (1): 73–6.
  • Veverková L, Kalac J, Jedlicka V, Wechsler J (August 2005). "[Analysis of surgical procedures on the vena saphena magna in the Czech Republic and an effect of Detralex during its stripping]". Rozhl Chir (in Czech) 84 (8): 410–2, 414–6.

Psyllium Husk Psyllium Husk is derived from Plantago ovata plant, specifically from the husks of the plant's seeds. Psyllium benefits the whole body from diabetes to irritable bowel syndrome. Psyllium is especially known for relieving constipation which, if left untreated, can lead to hemorrhoids and anal fissures.

*References:
  • Alberts DS, Martínez ME, Roe DJ, et al. Lack of effect of a high-fiber cereal supplement on the recurrence of colorectal adenomas. N Eng J Med. 2000;342(16):1156-1162.
  • Anderson JW, Allgood LD, Lawrence A, et al. Cholesterol-lowering effects of psyllium intake adjunctive to diet therapy in men and women with hypercholesterolemia: meta-analysis of 8 controlled trials. Am J Clin Nutr. 2000;71:472-479.

Vitamin K-1 (Phylloquinone) is an essential enzyme found naturally in a wide variety of plants. Research suggests that it has antioxidant properties and the ability to reduce blood clotting.

*References:
  • Haroon Y, Shearer MJ, Rahim S, Gunn WG, McEnery G, Barkhan P (June 1982). "The content of phylloquinone (vitamin K1) in human milk, cows' milk, and infant formula foods determined by high-performance liquid chromatography". J. Nutr. 112 (6): 1105–17.
  • "WHO Model List of Essential Medicines: 18th list". World Health Organization. October 2013.

Petroleum is a mineral oil jelly often used as a protective barrier to lock in moisture in the skin. It can be applied as a topical ointment due to its healing properties. The FDA has approved it as an over-the-counter skin protectant.

*References:
  • Jeong, Jeung-Tae; Kye, Young-Chul (2001). "Resurfacing of Pitted Facial Acne Scars with a Long-Pulsed Er:YAG Laser". Dermatologic Surgery 27 (2): 107–10.
  • Khan, Jemshed A. (2008). "CO2 Laser Resurfacing Immediate Postoperative Care Prior to Complete Epithelialization". In Hartstein, Morris E.; Holds, John B.; Massry, Guy G. Pearls and Pitfalls in Cosmetic Oculoplastic Surgery. p. 417.