Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) Home Remedies and Home Treatment

While DVT may be a serious health condition, it can be treated. There are certain home remedies for DVT suggested by Wellness Expert Sagar Arya that can be used to reduce the symptoms of DVT.

1. Ginger

Apart from being an excellent healing spice, ginger plays an important role in treating deep vein thrombosis. It is an effective medicine to break down the fibrins that cause DVT and further helps in smooth movement of blood. According to Nutritionist Sagar, drink ginger tea at least two to three times a day. It can help prevent high cholesterol that causes plaque buildup further inhibiting blood circulation.
It is an effective medicine to break down the fibrins that cause DVT

2. Vitamin E rich foods

Vitamin E rich foods like walnuts, spinach, sunflower seeds, olive oil, bell peppers and kiwis help the blood to flow smoothly. Vitamin K is known to thicken the blood promoting the formation of clots; hence, vitamin E acts as anti-coagulant for the veins.
Vitamin K is known to thicken the blood promoting the formation of clots

3. Cayenne pepper

Cayenne pepper is known to be a natural blood thinner that helps in treating DVT. The compound capsaicin present in cayenne promotes smooth blood circulation and helps prevent blood clots. Apart from this, it also helps normalize blood pressure and reduces cholesterol levels that may be a cause of blood clots.
Cayenne pepper is known to be a natural blood thinner that helps in treating DVT​

4. Garlic Cloves

Garlic is a known ingredient that promotes blood circulation and helps you get rid of all the effects of DVT. According to Nutritionist Sagar, one clove a day can actually help reduce the signs of DVT.
Garlic is a known ingredient that promotes blood circulation

5. Cinnamon

Cinnamon has a natural anticoagulant called coumarin that helps in lowering blood pressure as well acts as a blood thinner promoting blood circulation and preventing blood clots.
Cinnamon has a natural anticoagulant called coumarin​

While all the natural remedies and treatments for DVT are effective, you shouldn’t completely rely on them. Consult a doctor before switching to the natural remedies. Also it is imperative to exercise regularly, at least for 15-30 minutes to ensure regular movement of the body and good blood circulation.