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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

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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

HOME REMEDIES FOR ACIDITY

Acidity

Acidity is a digestive disorder when you can’t digest your food properly; it brings in a burning sensation in your chest, as the stomach doesn’t allow it to land in it and pushes back the food. We often call it heartburn. Sometimes we eat wrong food at a wrong time, it might be a citrus fruit, eating irregularly, smoking excessively, and taking alcoholic drinks in excess, eating junk or fast food eating fried or oily foods, packaged food, sugary foods, spicy food, all can lead to acidity. It may also happen if you have excessive pain killers. There are many other reasons like lack of physical movements, hit your sack just after eating dinner. Even the digestive system needs some rest, this way food remains in the food pipe causing acidity the next morning. Age factor is also an important factor for causing acidity as older people get frequent acidity. There are many other things that enhance acidity like stress, depression, anger, lifestyle, eating habits and many more. Obese people and pregnant ladies are more prone to acquire acidity.

Your esophagus doesn’t let the food reach the stomach and the acid produced by it causes the backward movement of the food and you feel the pain in your abdomen, chest and neck area which makes life very uncomfortable for you. Whatever we eat gets digested by the stomach, when it produces some acids that break down the food and the digestive process begins. When these acids are produced in excess, it feels like the food is coming out, the taste of your mouth gets sore. Many times gas gets accumulated, making you acquire fat and become obese. If it is ignored, it might lead to further complication like How can constipation engulf our body?

Instead of going to the doctor to have a tablet, syrup or capsule that helps in digestion of the food, here are some home remedies which we can follow to get rid of acidity.

HOME REMEDIES FOR ACIDITY

Today we are going to discuss some home remedies if adopted properly can avoid you from getting an upset stomach. These tablets are a temporary treatment and we will discuss some permanent solutions to it that prevent you from getting acidity as “prevention is always better than cure.”

MARSHMALLOW ROOT

The first one is, get marshmallow root: dry it and make its powder by grinding it well. Now get a cup of hot water and pour 1 teaspoon of this powder in the cup and stir it vigorously until this powder dissolves fully. Drink this glass 15 minutes before having any meals. Keep repeating this procedure until your acidity dies down completely.

CARDAMOM SEEDS

You have many things, which can be found in your kitchen garden or your kitchen that can sooth your acidity problem once and for all.  Take cardamom (Elaichiin) seeds and chew them. This process enhances the production of saliva in your mouth, which helps in making digestion better. Their cooling effect cools down your burning sensation.

CUMIN SEEDS

Cumin seeds are another home remedy that brings relief from indigestion. It never lets the gas formed in your stomach and starts making you feel comfortable.

CINNAMON

Cinnamon powder and honey paste is also a catalyst for healthy digestion. It is very effective if taken before having meals and even a heavy meal is easily digested, with this combination. It eases the gas and keeps your stomach in a neat & clean condition. It also helps in Hyper-acidity. This cinnamon powder can be added to water and boiled for 5, 6 minutes and after straining you can drink it or it can be put in your herbal tea and taken. It will certainly help in the acidity fizzling process.

CLOVES JUICE

Having cloves juice is also a good option to drive away acidity. Take 3, 4 pieces of cloves, put them under your jaws and chew mildly on them. Their juice that oozes out is a great mineral for making your digestive system healthy. You can also opt for a small cup of milk without sugar or you can opt to add some honey to it, according to your taste, and sip it like you sip your morning tea.

COCONUT WATER

Coconut water is extremely good for the inflammation caused by acidity because it has cool properties. twice a day is enough. You can eat it’s cream too, it also helps in making digestion better. You can also put a piece, a small one, in your mouth after having meals, but this method should not be adopted by those who are diabetic.

TULSI

Tulsi (Basil) is present in almost all Indian kitchens. Chew its 4, 5 leaves after washing them thoroughly with plain water, you can also add them to a glass of plain water and boil it. After straining, drink this glass or you can also add it’s leaves to your daily cup of tea or coffee and sip it twice a day. It also smoothens your digestive tracts.

BUTTERMILK

Buttermilk is considered the best remedy for acidity if it happens due to excessive drinking and late-night party. It soothes your neck, chest and stomach’s burning sensation quite easily and makes you feel comfortable instantly.

There are many other fruits and vegetables that subside your digestive issues such as:

GINGER

Take a slice of ginger and put it under your jaws, the juice that comes out, let it pass through your neck and reach the stomach, it will help in restoring your digestive system.

GLUTAMINE AND ALOE VERA

Tale the powder of Glutamine, Aloe Vera and mix them and chew them for 10- 15 minutes before meals. It’s cooling properties don’t let indigestion remain in your stomach.

FENUGREEK

Fenugreek also helps in easing out the acidity symptoms that are present in your stomach.

You can also fix the time for your intake of foods firmly. Don’t eat irregularly often, it triggers acidity. Chart out a time table and try following it firmly. Get rid of food allergens, when some food gives you some sort of trouble, avoid eating it in the future. It is a lot better if something making you feel uncomfortable. You also need to change your lifestyle. The regular formation of acidity does not play safe with your health. At least try something different, I know it is not an easy task but can be tried and makes you realize a bit later that this route is far better than the initial one. These are some of the tips to be taken seriously, which can relieve you from acidity, once and for all.

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