The veins in our legs have a valve that prevents the backward flow of blood. When this valve fails to function normally, the blood flows backwards getting collected in the legs. The high pressure causes bulging of veins and spoiling its shape. The veins start to protrude above the skin and become blue or purple in color. This condition is known as varicose veins. There is pain, swelling, heaviness, itching and throbbing in the leg. The condition worsens when the affected person sits or stands for a long time. If you have varicose veins, you should use home remedies to cure the condition. The top 8 home remedies for varicose veins are as follows.