Category: Digestive Health

How to Heal Ulcerative Colitis with Ayurvedic treatment

What is Ulcerative colitis?

Ulcerative colitis is an inflammatory disease of the Large intestine (colon) which is characterized by inflammation, irritation, and formation of tiny ulcers in the lining of the colon.

Types of Ulcerative colitis

It can be of 4 types

1. Pan Ulcerative colitis

Type in which the whole colon or large intestine is involved.

Symptoms include-Loose stools,severe pain in the abdomen and extensive weight loss. It can lead to various severe complications.

2. Ulcerative Procititis

It affects the small area of the Rectum and is associated with fewer complications.

3. Left-sided colitis

Descending colon mainly involved.

Symptoms include-Bleeding,loose stools,severe pain in the left side of the abdomen,loss of appetite and weight loss.

4. Proctosigmiditis

This type mainly affects the Recto sigmoid colon. Symptoms include – Bleeding, urge to pass stool and abdominal cramping.

Ayurvedic Medicines for Ulcerative Colitis

Causes for Ulcerative Colitis

The exact cause of the disease is not known but some causes are mentioned below

  • Improper diet
  • Decreased immunity
  • Genes
  • Stress

Signs and symptoms of Ulcerative colitis

It can present with following signs and symptoms

  • Rectal bleeding
  • Stool with mucous and blood
  • Pain in the abdomen
  • Abdominal cramping
  • Sharp rectal pain
  • Urge to pass stool
  • Loss of appetite
  • Fever
  • Weight loss
  • Tiredness
  • Dehydration

Diagnosis of Ulcerative colitis

Ulcerative colitis can be diagnosed by following diagnostic methods

  1. Complete blood count (anemia,platelet count)
  2. Liver function test (primary sclerosing cholangitis)
  3. Renal function test (pre-renal failure)
  4. Electrolytes studies (hypokalemia,hypomagnesium)
  5. C-reactive protein can be measured (to find the elevation,another indication of inflammation)
  6. Sigmoidoscopy

Ayurvedic perspective of Ulcerative colitis

According to Ayurveda, there are three Doshas- Vata, Pitta and Kapha, when the imbalance occurs between any of them, the disease takes place. Ulcerative colitis is a disease of Pitta and Vata doshas.Vata doshas in the colon results in aggravation of Pitta and Kapha doshas. Excessive consumption of Pitta aahar affects the Rakhta(blood) & Mamsadhatu(Fatty tissues),resulting in inflammation, edema and mucous accumulation.

Heal Ulcerative Colitis with Ayurvedic treatment by Planet Ayurveda

Planet Ayurveda offers best herbal treatment for Ulcerative colitis in the form Ulcerative colitis care pack and for advanced stages, we have Ulcerative colitis pack for advance stages

Ayurvedic Cure of Ulcerative Colitis

Ulcerative Colitis Treatment

Ulcerative Colitis Pack

It includes the following

  1. Vatsakadichurna
  2. Arjuna capsules
  3. Pitta balance
  4. Kutajghanvati

Ulcerative colitis pack for advance stages

It includes the following

  1. Vatsakadichurna
  2. Arjuna capsules
  3. Pitta balance
  4. Vasaka capsules
  5. Coolstrin-B capsules
  6. Motion stop tablets
  7. Coolstrin-A Capsules

All products are pure, natural and vegetarian.These products are manufactured under the direct supervision of MD Ayurvedic Doctors by strictly following the principles of Ayurveda.These are not having any side effect so can be used for a prolonged period of time.These are safe to use and are chemical and preservative-free.

Ulcerative colitis care pack includes

1. Vatsakadi Churna

It is a pure natural herbal formulation used for the Treatment of Ulcerative Colitis and is composed of a variety of pure, natural herbs like

  • Bilva (Aegle marmelos)
  • AnarorPomengrate(Punicagranatum)
  • ChottiElaichi (Cardamom)
  • Jaiphal (Myristicafragans)
  • Dhania (Coriandrum sativum)etc.

It works on our intestines. Kutazacts as a carminative, tonic, anti-periodicity, used to relieve dysentery, Bilva helps in relieving the Vata disorders and digestive system disorders,Saunf has phytoestrogens which help in the digestion, Chotielaichiis good for digestive system, acts as a mouth refresher, also helpful in respiratory disorders and Jaiphalacts as a stimulant, analgesic and is the best Ayurvedic herb for the digestive system.

An Ancient verse about Dhania (Coriandersativum)

Treatment of Ulcerative Colitis

It is as follows

(Reference-Bhavaprakashanighantu, Edition of 1998, Verse 86-88, Page no-33-35)

Meaning -Various synonyms and properties of Dhania have been explained in this verse.

Synonyms-Dhana,dhanyak,dhenukadhanyaka,dhanak,dhanya,vitunnaka, kunti,chhtra and Kusutumbru.

Properties – Dhania is bitter, astringent, light, unctuous and pungent in taste with hot in potency. Fresh dhania is sweet in taste and pacifies pitta doshas only. It pacifies excessive thirst, burning sensation in the body and all three doshas. It is very helpful in controlling cough, thinness and respiratory diseases. It helps in promoting digestive fire and is used to manage all kinds of fever.

Dosage – 1 teaspoonful twice daily with plain water after a meal

Or

Boil 1 teaspoonful powder in 400 ml of water. Keep it boiling until it remains 50 ml. Strain it, leave the residue and drink the water. Use it twice daily. Make fresh preparation every time.

2. Arjuna capsules

These capsules are prepared by using a standardized extract of Arjuna (TerminalisArjuna).Arjuna acts as anti-oxidant, analgesic,anti-inflammatory, rich in minerals like calcium,copper, magnesium, and zinc,helps in the proper functioning of the heart, reduces cholesterol level, helpful in controlling high blood pressure.Arjuna is a good astringent,expectorant,helps to control bleeding, helps in maintaining heart health and balance the three energies of the body.

Dosage – 2 capsules twice daily with plain water after meals

3. Pitta balance

It’s Composition Includes-

  • PravalPishti
  • JaharmohraPisti
  • kamdhandhuRas
  • AkikPishti
  • MuktiPisti,etc

These calcium compounds help in controlling bleeding, provides a cooling effect on the body, help to balance the pitta dosha in the body.

Dosage – 1 capsule twice daily with plain water after meals

Ulcerative care pack for advance stages

Ulcerative Colitis Treatment in Ayurveda

4. Kutajghanvati

It is prepared by using the pure extract of khutaz (Holarrhenaantidysentrica) herb. It is very useful in the functioning of the intestine and also helps in curing Diarrhea and Dysentery.

Dosage – 2 tablets twice daily with plain water after meals

5. Vasaka capsules

These capsules are prepared by using the pure extract of herb Adhatodavasica.

Dosage – 1 capsule twice daily with plain water after meals

6. Coolstrin-B capsules

These capsules are prepared by using herbs like

  • Lodhra (Symplocosracemoss)
  • Nagkesar (Mesuafera)
  • Dhataki (Woodfordiafruticose)
  • Mochrus (Salmaliamalabarice)etc

These herbs are cool, astringent herbs which cure abdominal pain, cramps, gastric problem, helps to stop bloody diarrhea, improves digestion, corrects the bowel movements, and helps to gain weight. Mochrus helps in intestinal inflammation healing.

Dosage – 1 capsule twice daily with plain water after meals

7. Motion stop tablets

These tablets are prepared by using herbs like

  • Anar (Punicagranatum)
  • Kutaj (Holarrhenaantidysentrica)
  • Bael (Aegle marmelos)etc.

These herbs balance Vata and pitta doshas improve the digestive fire, cures dysentery and diarrhea and improve digestion.

Dosage – 2 tablets twice daily with plain water after meals

8. Coolstrin-A Capsules

These capsules are prepared by using herbs like

  • Arjuna (Terminalia arjuna)
  • Vasaka (Adhatodavasica)
  • Anar (Punicagranatum)etc.

These herbs are cool, astringent herbs which help to stop bloody diarrhea stops abdominal pain, cramps, improves digestion helps to stop mucous formation, cools down and balances the pitta dosha in the body.

Dosage – 1 capsule twice daily with plain water after meals

Easy Home remedies for Chronic Gastritis

Overview

Gastritis happens if you are having excessive alcohol, smoke excessively, some acidic juices like pomegranate juice or orange juice, or are in the habit of eating chocolates. This is trouble faced by almost everyone on this planet, due to lack of knowledge about what to eat and what to avoid? Most people are infected by Helicobacter pylori that affect the inner lining of the stomach called a mucosa.

It happens for a very short time and mostly makes us think that everything will be fine after that. But it should not be ignored, better go to your doctor and do the necessary tests so that he can detect the true cause. If you ignore it, with the passage of time it might turn into chronic gastritis and start happening quite frequently. Nip in the bud or you has to face the worst consequences, leading to gastritis cancer.

Remedies to heal Chronic Gastritis

Today we will discuss some home remedies that can cure chronic gastritis in natural style with no side effects, as all these are provided by nature itself.

Home Remedies to heal Chronic Gastritis:

Pro-biotic Yogurt:

Pro-biotic yogurt contains calcium, potassium, proteins, and vitamin D. All these help to wither away gastritis caused by H. pylori infection. It might not be so helpful if gastritis has happened due to some other reasons, but is the best way to remove it if it is caused by this virus.

Ypgourt

Water, the cheapest remedy:

Water is the cheapest and also one of the best remedies for gastritis. All the intestines that make the food travel smoothly, like to remain lubricated for the smooth flow. Plain water is the optimal beverage that replenishes your body and doesn’t contain any chemicals or sugar. There are some fluids that can be easily tolerated like herbal teas, some fruit juices, vegetable soups, have them along with the water. But don’t mix alcoholic or caffeine drinks with it as these might trigger your gastritis symptoms.

Broccoli:

Broccoli has a nutrient called sulforaphane, which destroys all stomach problems quite effectively. It does its job in removing the H. pylori stigma, which has become resistant to antibiotic drugs. Eating broccoli vegetables every week is recommended by doctors all over the world, even if you have a normal digestive system.

Garlic:

Garlic eating is a sure shot formula to drive away your gastritis troubles. It is anti-microbial and anti-fungal properties in it. Some people are not used to eating garlic in an adequate amount, start eating it in small quantities and keep increase its amount gradually, very soon you will become habitual and will not have any meal without garlic. Some people can’t eat even a small amount of garlic due to its pungent smell, they need to take garlic capsules from a renowned brand. Even these are beneficial too.

Apple Cider Vinegar:

It is a remedy that reduces excessive acid production in the stomach and neutralizes it. It also eradicates the bacteria that cause this infection. If you add a little bit of raw honey to it, it helps in greasing the stomach lining and it starts functioning normally. All you need is a teaspoon of apple cider vinegar, the same quantity of honey and a glass of water. Mix all these ingredients and stir well before drinking it. Have it once or twice a day to make your gastritis trouble fade away.

Aloe Vera Juice:

It is extremely beneficial for taking care of your plenty of health troubles, especially those related to your indigestion. It makes your stomach cool down from the heat that you are feeling due to gastritis hazards. It is filled with extremely anti-inflammatory and anti-septic properties that makes the immune system stronger and pulls out all the irritant mess from the stomach and make it smooth. Get 2 teaspoons of fresh Aloe Vera gel and a glass of plain water. Blend it and drink it, once or twice a day depends on your condition.

Coconut Water:

Drink coconut water as much as you can, the more, the merrier. It is such a cool drink with so many anti-inflammatory properties, which prove to be beneficial for your inflamed stomach lining. Before proceeding, better make sure that the coconut water that you are going to drink is not tangy, it might cause the acid reflex. Drink the coconut water in between having meals at least 3, 4 times a day.

Diet in ulcerative colitis

Cabbage Juice:

Cabbage contains an ulcer healing stimulant called vitamin U, which is helpful in throwing out the gastritis trouble out within a few days. This juice also immaculate the intestines and the stomach. Chop the cabbage in small pieces so that it can easily be put into your grinder. Grind it to take out its juice and drink a cup for a single dosage. Drink 3, 4 cups a day to smoothen your gastritis troubles. You can also add s few carrots and celery stalks to your grinder while extracting the juice, making it yummy and more beneficial

Ginger:

Ginger is a root that has many benefits regarding your health. Chop off some slices of ginger, after peeling ginger, and soak them in a glass of water and boil. After boiling stir it very well and strain it. Drink it when it is still hot, meaning sip it, like you do while having the morning tea or hot coffee.

Adjoin & Carom Seeds:

Take a lukewarm glass of water and add some seeds of adjoining & carom to it. Add a little bit of dry ginger powder to it accompanied by a pinch of salt. Stir well and drink this glass for at least 2 to 3 times daily.

Note

There are many other fruits and vegetables that can straighten your stomach dilemma in a natural manner like chewing Basil leaves, Honey, Coconut Oil, Jeera Water (cumin seeds), Kefir, Oatmeal, Cereals, Slippery Elm, and Turmeric, etc.