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6 Ways to Manage Ulcerative Colitis Naturally

Good digestion is largely a matter of Happiness for everyone.These lines are enough to explain the importance of good digestive health. It is well said that bad digestion is root of all diseases. With impaired digestive health you can’t even enjoy your meal and lose your interest in food items. So be careful while choosing your food to eat, because the main cause of bad digestive health is the wrong selection of food items.

Ulcerative colitis is also a health issue of digestive tract. In Ayurveda, Ulcerative colitis is known as Raktaj Atisaar. It is due to the imbalance of pitta dosha with further involvement of imbalanced vata dosha in some cases. Ulcerative colitis is a disease which causes the ulcers and inflammation of digestive tract. Abdominal pain and cramps, bloody stools, diarrhea with pus or blood, weight loss, fatigue, fever, rectal bleeding and burning sensation in chest/ throat. Though the problem of ulcerative colitis can be managed with the help of diet and home remedies in a natural ways.

6 Ways to Manage Ulcerative Colitis Naturally

1. Home Remedies for Ulcerative colitis

There are various herbs identified in Ayurveda which are quite beneficial to manage the ulcerative colitis naturally. These herbs help to pacify the aggravated pitta dosha which is the main cause of ulcerative colitis in Ayurveda.

  • Saunf (Foeniculum vulgare) – This herbs is known to be very effective for the treatment of ulcerative colitis. It helps to provide relief in the symptoms like abdominal pain/cramps, diarrhea, rectal bleeding and burning sensation in chest which are associated with ulcerative colitis.
  • Dhania (Coriander sativum) – Coriander seeds are commonly used in Indian kitchen as a spice. This herb has the astringent, digestive, appetizer, and anti dyspeptic properties. So use of this herb in ulcerative colitis is quite useful to manage this problem without causing any side effects on health.
  • Arjuna (Terminalia arjuna)Arjuna is called as Nadisarija in Sanskrit. This herb is very popular herb due to its healing properties. This herb is very useful to manage the problem of ulcerative colitis in a natural way. It provides relief in rectal bleeding, ulcers, bloody stools and abdominal pain.
  • Kutaja (Holarrhena antidysenterica) – This herb is useful to treat the chronic diarrhea which is associated with ulcerative colitis. This herb helps to digest the ama (toxins) thus provides the relief in the rectal bleeding, inflammation of colon and abdominal cramps.
  • Haridra (Curcuma longa) – Hardira is commonly known as the turmeric. This herb is also packed with therapeutic properties and very beneficial to manage the ulcerative colitis.
  • Choti Elaichi (Eletteria cardomum) – Choti elaichi is one of important spice found in Indian kitchens. This herb supports the good health of digestive system and also very effective to manage the ulcerative colitis naturally.

2. Diet for Ulcerative Colitis

  • Pomegranate juice – Pomegranate juice is good to deal with the blood loss in the case of ulcerative colitis. One can consume around 100 -150 ml of pomegranate juice. One can also take the decoction of pomegranate peel once or twice in a day. It helps to arrest loose motions.
  • Green grass remedy – Green grass is packed with healing properties and quite beneficial to manage ulcerative colitis. 60-80 ml of plain grass juice can be consumed on a daily basis.
  • Petals of Marigold flower – Juice of the petals of marigold flower is also good to relieve the symptoms of ulcerative colitis. Petals of the flower are crushed and then juice is extracted. One can consume around 20 ml of juice every day.
  • Rose petals – Chewing the some fresh rose petals are known to be very effective in reducing acidity, heart burn and burning sensation in chest. Thus it is good to manage the ulcerative colitis.
  • Banana with curd – Consuming mashed banana in a bowl of fresh curd everyday is good to reduce the symptoms of ulcerative colitis.

3. Diet Guidelines

Here is the list of food products which are good to manage ulcerative colitis.

  • Consume the vegetables like pumpkin, bottle gourd, ridge gourd and round gourd.
  • Consume the fruits like apple, pear, banana and pomegranate (without seeds).
  • Drink plenty of fluids and water daily.
  • Coconut water is also good for ulcerative colitis.

4. Exercise and Yoga

Regular exercise and yoga are very useful to manage the ulcerative colitis naturally. These things are good to prevent the complications associated with ulcerative colitis like weakened immune system, decreased bone density, stress and weight. Yoga is considered as the good natural remedy for ulcerative colitis because it nurtures the body with oxygen thus helps in the healing of body.

5. Precautions

It is well said that the precaution is better than cure. So one must avoid these food products in the problem of ulcerative colitis.

  • Avoid non vegetarian foods
  • Avoid Spicy and junk food
  • Avoid dairy products like milk
  • Avoid carbonated drinks
  • Avoid tea and coffee
  • Avoid ice cream, biscuits, white bread, and nuts.

6. Tips

  • Avoid alcohol and smoking.
  • Follow daily routine.
  • Take 5-6 small meals than eating in bulk every day.
  • Develop a positive attitude and keep yourself away from negativity.
  • Do meditation and deep breathing, to ease stress and relax your body,

Herbal Remedies for Ulcerative Colitis

Planet Ayurveda presents a unique Ulcerative Colitis Care Pack for the treatment of various types of ulcerative colitis. It contains special herbal remedies like Vatsakadi churna, Pitta balance, Arjuna and Kutjaghana vati that are capable of fighting against symptoms of this condition like diarrhea, pain and discomfort etc.

Dosage

  1. Arjuna Capsules – 2 cap twice daily with plain water after meal.
  2. Vatsakadi churna – 1 tsp. twice daily with plain water after meal or you can boil the powder – 1 teaspoonful in 400 ml water, keep it boiling until it remains 50 ml. Strain it and drink the water. Leave the residue. Do it twice daily. Make fresh every time.
  3. Pitta balance – 1 cap twice daily with plain water after meal.
  4. Kutajaghana vati – 2 tab twice daily with plain water after meal.

Natural Ayurvedic treatment for ulcerative colitis

INTRODUCTION-

21st century is era of moderinisation   ,in this era commercial fast food is highly processed and prepared in an industrial fashion. This food is reheated ,cooked and assembled in short term. It is usually served in carton ,bags and plasting wrapping to minimize the cost . But people love fast food and igonre the harmful effects. Ulcerative colitis is also a disease that is caused by fast food.

Ulcerative colitis, is chornic inflammation of large intestine. One of the main symptom of this disease is diarrhea mixed with blood. This disease occurs when linnings of intestine and rectum are inflammed and it causes irritation and sores. It occurs in every age groups but cases between age group 15 to 30 and 50 to 70 are seen more often.

In ayurveda ulcerative colitis is mentoined as Grahani. Three doshas vaat ,pitta and kapha are responsible for all diseases in vishamavastha. In human body pitta dosha causes grahani.

ayurvedic treatment for ulcerative colitis

Jathra agni is reponsible for digestion of solid food particles into tiny and passed to small intestine. Digestive system is ruled by jatharagni along with tridoshas. Samana vayu ,Apana vayu and Vyana vayu all three are resposible for movement of food in our body. Our unhealthy eatings habbits causes Grahani. Vishamagni due to vata,tikshnagni dute to pitta ,mandagni due to kapha are main causes of Grahani.

CAUSES-

There is no particular reason  discovered for causing this disease commom causes are-

Heridity

weak immune system

unheathy eating habbits

excessive consumtion of alcohol.

stress

The causes mentioned above are responsible for ulcerative colitis but following diffent food stuffs may cause troubles to the patients

alcohol

caffine

high fibre food

diary products

carbonated drinks

spicy food

higher consumption of non vegitarian food

Symptoms of ulcerative colitis-

symptoms may varies among different patients. Some common symptoms seen in patients of ulcerative colitis are

diarrhea

abdominal pain is crampy

stool mixed with blood

fever

pain in rectum

increased bowel sounds

pus and mucus discharge with stool

anemiaAlong with all symptoms people who are suffering from ulcerative colitis  also experince loss of appetite which further causes weight loss. Energy level is very low and fatigue is also commom . Joint pains and eye irritations are also seen in patients. All these factors delays the gowth and devlopment.

Herbal treatment for ulcerative colitis

Planet ayurveda povides  wonderful and satisfactory herbal remedies for the ulcerative colitilis . All thses herbal supplements  have no sideffects with your ongoing allopathic medicines. We provides truly vegetarian and herbal drugs. Result of our herbs you are taking for this disease is fruitful. Some herbal remedies for ulcerative colitis are-

grahani-support-pack1.Arjuna capsules

2.kutzaghan vati

3.Vatsakadi chunrna

4.Pitta balance

In our planet ayurveda we have a our ulcerative colitis care pack containing all the supplements mentioned above.

Arjuna capsules:

Arjuna capsules are made up of bark of arjuna(terminalia arjuna). Capsules are totally herbal and purely vegetarian . Arjuna provides a good result in healing of ulcers and other organs for internal injuries and damage. Though it provides releif from ulcres it is also very effective for heart.

Dose- 2 capsules daily with  water after meals.

Available pack of 60 capsules.

Kutjaghan vati:

Kutjaghan vati is also herbal supplement  with numerous  medicinal properties . kutjaghan vati works wonderfully in intestinal problems. Along with ulcerative colitis is also releives irritable bowel disorder. Vati  gives brilliant effects for the patients suffering from diarrhea and dysentry.

Dose- 2 tablets twice daily with water after meals.

Pack of 120 tablets available.

Vatsakadi  churna:

vatsakadi churna is a herbal powder. Differnts herbals proudts are blended finely to make this powder. The various ingredients of this churna are fennel(foeniculum vulgare),coriander(coriander sativum),nutmeg,green cardamom(elleteria cardmomum). These ingredients helps to increase the body metabolism and helps in proper digestion . overall dis churna cures abdominal cramps and gastritis.

Dose-1tsf twice daily with water after meals.

Pack of 100gms churana is available.

Pitta balance:

As per name it is a herbal capsules to balance the doshas in human body . It is a herbal capsule very rich in calcium  made up of prawal pishti,mukta pishti ,jawarmohar pishti and kamdhudha rasa. It cures in heart burn ,ulcres and acidity. Medicinal properties of pitta balance also improves digestion and eye sight.

Dose-1 capsule daily with water after meals.

Pack of 60 capsules is available.

All these drugs are for the patients suffering from ulcerative colitis in early stages.

Planet ayurveda also have ulcerative colitiis herbal pack for the advanced stages and it includes

Motion stop tablet

coolstrin-A capsule

Coolstrin-B capsule

Vasaka capsules

Arjuana capsule

Balance pitta

vatsakadi churna.This pack of herbal durgs gives very satisfactory effects in the advanced stages of patients of ulcerative colitis.

Natural Ayurvedic Home remdies for ulcerative colitis:

Aloe vera:Aloevera is a medicinal herb to cure mild to moderate ulcerative colitis.

Turmeric:Turmeric is a common spice used in indian curries.it is also used for the treatment of ulcerative colitis. Turmeric is famous for its anti infflamtory property.

Pomegrante:Intake of pomegrante juice is also healthy for the patients of ulcerative colitis. It helps to recover the blood loss.

Wheat grass juice:wheat grass juice is also a herbal remedy to cure various GI conditions. One glass of wheat grass juice daily for a months heals 80% of ulcerative colitis.