Category: Ulcerative Colitis

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

Best alternative treatment to Mesacol suppository

Overview

ulcerative colitis treatment in ayurveda

In this modern world, most of the ulcerative colitis patients are dependent upon steroidal therapy. They want immediate treatment, whether it has a positive or negative effect on the body. After a long intake of these steroids, they create a negative impact on the body. Their body gets dependent upon these steroids and when they stop these steroids they got flare-ups

The most common steroid used in treating the ulcerative colitis is meascol suppository.

Mesacol suppository is an anti-inflammatory drug used in the treatment of ulcerative colitis, which is characterized by the swelling and the presence of scars in the colon and rectum. This drug is mostly used in reducing the symptoms related to ulcerative colitis such as diarrhea, abdominal pain, and rectal bleeding.

What are the side effects of mesacol suppository?

  1. Severe headache
  2. Abdominal pain
  3. Blurring of vision
  4. Irregular heartbeat
  5. Constipation
  6. Dryness in mouth
  7. Bloating

Here is the best alternative to mesacol suppository:

Ayurveda is the science of medicine which mainly focus on the root cause of the disease and works efficiently on it.

In this Shloka, causes of ulcerative colitis are:
herbal remedies for ulcerative colitis

Intake of spicy, sore, salty, pungent and acidic food can increase the Pitta dosha in the body which may be correlated to ulcerative colitis.

(Reference: Charaksamhita-Chikitsasthan; chapter no: 4 and shloka no: 6)

Our body depends upon three energies, i.e., vata, pitta and kapha and imbalance of these three dosha have negative effects on the body. In ulcerative colitis, there is an imbalance of the pitta dosha in the body and when the pitta dosha gets vitiated the digestive fire gets hampered which causes indigestion, abdominal pain, acidity, loose stools etc

Planet Ayurveda is an Ayurvedic company which comes up with  the best Ayurvedic herbal formulations that are alternative to mesacol. Just like mesacol these herbal formulations also works on the digestive system, but in a natural way. The below mentioned herbal supplements works as same as the mesacol suppository.

ulcerative-colitis-cure-pack

Alternative Medicine for Ulcerative Colitis

Arjuna capsules:

Arjuna capsules are the best Ayurvedic herbal formulation of Planet Ayurveda. These capsules are prepared from the pure and standardized extract of arjuna bark and it is the best alternative to mesacol. Arjuna bark has been used in India as a wound healer and heart remedy. It is used in digestive related disorders such as diarrhea, ingestion, and constipation. It basically works on the inner lining of the intestines, which heals the ulcers and stops the bleeding per rectum. It also recovers the patient’s health and improves the hemoglobin level in the body.

Dosage: 1 or 2 capsules twice daily with plain water after meals.

Vatsakadi Churna:

Vatsakadi Churna is the Ayurvedic classical formulation that has been used in Ayurveda since many ages for the treatment of digestive related disorders. This churna contains several ulcer healing herbs like bilva, saunf, jaiphal, chotielaichi, dhania, kutaj, and anar. All these herbs works in a synergistic manner that restores the imbalance of the doshas in the body. It also heals the ulcers and works efficiently on the functioning and toning of the intestines by inhibiting the formation of gas. It also has anti-dysentric properties that aid in relieving diarrhea.

Dosage: 1 tsp twice daily with plain water after meals.

Cap.Pitta balance:

Pitta balance is made up of various calcium compounds and there play an important role in controlling the bleeding and have a cooling effect on the body. In Ayurveda, muktapishti is prepared by taking purified powder of pearls which very effecting in control the bleeding and have no side effects. It acts as an effective alternative to mesacol. It is mentioned that ulcerative colitis is caused due to the vitiation of pitta dosha and these capsules maintains the balance of pitta dosha in the body.

Dosage: 1 or 2 capsules twice daily with plain water after meals.

Tab.Kutajghanvati:

Kutajghanvati is prepared from the natural herbs like kutaj and ativisha which are meant to manage the symptoms related to the digestive system. These herbs have antimicrobial properties which is quite effective in eliminating the microorganisms from the body. It manages the symptoms like nausea, vomiting, fever, diarrhea and abdominal pain. Use of kutajghanvati is very effective in the malabsorption syndrome for accelerating the nutrient absorption in the body. The cooling and calmative action of this herb stops the rectal bleeding in ulcerative colitis.

Dosage: 2 tablets twice or thrice daily with plain water after meals.

Why prefer planet Ayurveda’s medicines?

  1. The preparations formulated by planet Ayurveda have various benefits:
  2. These are 100% pure and natural and are extract used in these formulation are totally standardized.
  3. These are free from preservatives, fillers, additives and chemicals.
  4. No coloration added.
  5. The formulations are prepared under the strict supervision of MD experts.
  6. There are no side effects.
  7. These are available in the market at a very reasonable rate.