Category: Ulcerative Colitis

Ulcerative colitis natural remedies- Top 4 Herbs

Introduction:  In a simple language, it is ulcer (boil) in colon (large intestine). An auto-immune disorder resulting inflammation in bowel, hence the name inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).  The large intestine is affected by inflammation on advancement causes ulcers or boils on the lining leading to bleeding and mucous pus during emptying the bowels. The disease covers all age groups ranging from 15-70 and in both sexes.

herbal treatment for ulcerative colitis

Causes:

The research team haven’t found the exact cause for ulcerative colitis. Many can be the factors contributing:

  1. Hereditary
  2. Weak immune system
  3. Infections

Symptoms:

  1. Rectal tenesmus – unnecessary feeling of defecation
  2. Anemia
  3. Pain in abdomen
  4. Bloody diarrhea
  5. Weight loss
  6. Loss of nutrition
  7. Mouth and skin sores
  8. Nausea and vomiting
  9. Edema  and pain in jointsulcerative colitis causes & treatment

Diagnosis:

  1. Total blood count-  RBCs, WBCs, Platelet
  2. Endoscopy  or sigmoidscopy
  3. Stool culture/ testing
  4.  Urinalysis
  5. X-ray
  6. Liver functions

Ayurvedic approach for ulcerative colitis:

Comforting many diseases from many years, Ayurveda has its own ways treating major population worldwide efficaciously and economically acting on root cause instead of symptomatic relieve.Relieving from discomfort from ulcerative colitis the following are the herbs that stand as an answer.

The following are the Ulcerative colitis natural remedies used in treating the ailment:-

1.VASTAKADI CHURANA:

Ulcerative colitis herbal supplements as this churana with magnificent properties for cure contains the following herbs:-

Holarrhena Antidysenterica:

Kuruchi bark, bitter oleander, widely grows in mountain area and and ornamental belongs to family Apocynaceae. The herb’s seeds and bark is widely used as bitter tonic. Used mainly in diarrhea and bowel related disorders. A febrifuge, anthelmintic, diuretic also used in skin diseases. The bark consist of many alkaloids, namely kurchine, kurchicine, conkurchin are responsible for anti- diarrheic properties.

Aegle marmelos:

Bael a religious tree of India also known as Golden apple, wood apple belongs to family Rutaceae. Having laxative and purgative properties, is widely used in digestion. Bitter tonic used for halting diarrhea and dysentery. The active ingredients consists palmitic acid, stearic acid,linoleic and linolenic acid,xanthotoxin, scopoletinhaplopine and aegelinol, are found in bark of the tree and roots.

Foeniculum vulgare:

Fennel or saunf belonging to Umbelliferae is a household aromatic condiment having carminative property. Foeniculoside is the active ingredient extracted. The sterols present increases digestion.

Coriander sativum:

Cilantro or dhaniya from Apiaceae family, both dried seeds and fresh plant has medicinal properties. It mainly has digestive properties along with bonus of anthelmic , appetizer, astringent properties.

Dosage:1 teaspoon twice with water after meal.

2.ARJUNA CAPSULES:(Terminalia arjuna)

An ulcerative colitis herbal supplement having excellent property:

Belonging to family Combretaceae, is a wonder tree, treating cardiovascular related disorders from ages. An anti-oxidants strengthens cardiac muscles and acts as rejuvenator. The flavonoids extracted from the bark like leteilin, arjunone maintains the heart strong. Bark rich in minerals found abundantly like calcium,magnesium, copper and zinc that are essential  for healthy heart. An astringent, an expectorant, an analgesic and anti-inflammatory. Helpful in Cardiovascular disorders like ischemia, myocardial infarction. Decreases the harmful LDL levels and maintains the HDL level in the blood Arjuna takes care of Hypertension by strengthening and toning cardiac muscles for a strong heart.

Dosage: 2 capsules twice with water after meals.

3.PITTA BALANCE:

Pitta dominates all the heat in the soul and body. It stimulates digestion and metabolism. Proper functioning of the eye, healthy skin and purification of blood. For maintaining the Pitta balance, the following herbs are used.

Coral– the marine organisms found abundant at the bottom of the sea are having supreme powers to strengthen, soothing, and providing nutrition to maintain the pitta balance.

Agate– a fine bright colored precious stone may be found related to volcanic or metamorphic rocks. It is a cardio tonic helps in balancing pitta.

Jawar pishti– ayurvedic fine powder, proved to protect from disease and maintain healthy body by balancing pitta.

Kamdudha Ras– a mixture of herb and mineral product, highly recommended in pitta dosha. It main ingredients consists of giloy extract Tinosporia cordifolia,red ochre (red sandy pigment) and Silica bhasma.

Pearl– a gemstone, rich in calcium and a cardio tonic helps in maintaining pitta balance.

Giloy– Tinosporia cordifolia,an immunomodulator has a vital role in maintaining all three energy balances that are vata , kapha, pitta.

Dosage: 1 capsule twice daily with water after meals

4.KUTAZGHANVATI:

A tablet with mixture of excellent herbs is widely used to treat ulcerative colitis. The mixture consists of Aconitum heterophyllum (India Atis, atvika) used in various disorders and Holarrhena antidysenterica(kuruchi bark) widely used as diarrhea and bowel related disorders.

Dosage: 2 tab twice/thrice daily with water after meal

Benefits of Bael Churna in Ulcerative Colitis

Best herbal product for ulcerative colitis, Irritable bowel syndrome and inflammatory bowel disease. Bael churna is made using the pure bael fruit in it. And what is more effective that the one that is made using the pure ingredient.

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Details of Bael Fruit

Bael is well known by its other name- Bilwa or Siriphal. It is an approximately 8 meters tall tree that produces 1000 bael fruits in a year. It is commonly found in forests in India.The fruit is known to have numerous medicinal properties.It possess essential nutritional elements and hence, a great way to supplement the body with them.

Classification

  • Botanical name- Aegle marmelos
  • India name- Bel/ Siriphal
  • English name- Stone apple or Bengal quince.

Properties of Bael Fruit

  • It is a rich source of natural fiber- Pectin.
  • It contains anti-inflammatory properties.
  • It also possesses immunomodulatory properties.
  • It contains anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and anti-microbial properties.

Religious Importance

Bilva is also known as Shiva druma in India. The leaves of this tree are offered to Lord Shiva.

Bael Churna Health Benefits

  • It helps to fight IBD, IBS and Bowel movement.
  • It helps in the healing of peptic ulcers.
  • It helps to fight skin cancer.
  • It helps to manage microbial infection.
  • It helps to handle diabetes.
  • It helps to control the functioning of heart.
  • It handles bowel infections effectively.
  • Let us discuss in detail these health benefits-

IBD, IBS AND BOWEL MOVEMENT

The churna contains laxative properties that help to treat constipation. It is highly effective in treating dysentery, diarrhea and all other gastrointestinal problems. It is a great supplement to manage healthy bowel movement and treats IBD and IBS.

PEPTIC ULCERS

The fruit is a great source of tannins that in turn helps to overcome inflammation, discomfort and pain that occurs during peptic ulcers. The bael churna is an effective way to treat ulcers.

SKIN CANCER

The product has potential to handle all the skin related problems. It is effective in skin cancer. It helps in the reduction of papillomas that are the results of chemical induction or tumor incidence. Being a great source of essential nutrients, the product gives proper nourishment to the skin.

MICROBIAL INFECTION

The product is packed with anti-bacterial and anti-microbial properties.Hence, a great one to manage any microbial infection. The product helps to stop the microbial and bacterial growth in gastro-intestinal tract and gut. Thereby, it increases thelongevity of food stored in the digestive tract.

DIABETES

Healthy functioning of beta cells in the pancreas is required to keep the blood sugar level healthy. The product helps to improve the functioning of such cells. It increases the insulin production from the pancreas and reduces the symptoms of diabetes.

CARDIAC DISORDERS

A great herbal supplement to maintain healthy functioning of the heart. It offers relief from palpitation,anxiety and nervousness. It manages cardiac disorders very well by keeping the cardiovascular system healthy enough.

BOWEL INFECTION

It is effective in handling bowel infections. It blocks the spreading of microorganisms. Being rich in anti-infective properties, the powder helps in the healing of internal lining of bowel. It overall maintains the healthy bowel movements.

SPECIAL ROLE IN ULCERATIVE COLITIS, IBD, AND IBS

The product has a special role in treating ulcerative colitis, IBD and IBS. It manages all the root causes of these disorders and controls the symptom.

  • It handles constipation, dysentery and diarrhea.
  • It possesses carminative and stomachic properties and treats irritable bowel syndrome effectively.
  • It helps in the regulation of stool and gives relief from inflammatory conditions.
  • It gives soothing impact on painful situation of peptic ulcers and gives relief from discomfort.
  • Ithelps in the removal of old fecal matter from the body.

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  • The house offers 100 percent pure and natural herbal products.
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