Ayurveda

Ayurvedic treatment for Peptic Ulcer

Ayurveda has much to offer for treating peptic ulcer. Ayurvedic term for peptic ulcer, “Parinam shool”, is a disorder caused by the Agni bhootha.

Symptoms of Peptic Ulcer

Abdominal pain
Heart burn
Nausea

Causes of Peptic Ulcer
The main cause of the peptic ulcer is hyperacidity, a condition of excess digestive acid in the stomach. Improper life style and diet is another reason. The conditions which prop up increase in hydrochloric acid secretion cause peptic ulcer

Factors that Cause Hyperacidity

Intake of spicy and hot foods
Fasting
Irregular eating
Alcohol consumption
Stress and anxiety
Smoking
Excessive use of pain killers like aspirin, ibuprofen etc
Excessive intake of tea and coffee

Treatment for Peptic Ulcer
Ayurvedic treatment for peptic ulcer is aimed at two things, 1) to reduce the quantity of digestive fluids produced in the stomach 2) To neutralise the digestive acids
Here are some Ayurvedic and herbal remedies for peptic ulcer:

Home Remedies

Eat more banana and plantain
Drink cold milk
Drink more water
Drink juices of raw vegetables like cabbage
Take small meals frequently (do not overeat)
Take barley, papal, paraval prepared with honey

Ayurvedic Remedies

Sukhumara Ghrita is widely prescribed for peptic ulcer
Snehapanam, a medicated ghee, is a treatment used for Peptic Ulcer
Take Avipatrika Churna regularly
Amalpitanthak Loh, Leela Vilas ras and Chanderkala Ras are good medicines for peptic ulcer

Life style and Diet

Do not drink alcohol, tea, coffe, cola or smoke, instead, take barley water regularly
Do not use aspirin and other pain killers
Eat food timely
Relax yourselves
Avoid spicy, hot and fried foods
Avoid garlic, yogurt, ginger etc
Avoid baked food, breads, cakes etc
Avoid pickles and hot sausages

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