7 Natural Herbs That Prevents Ulcerative Colitis

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Ulcerative colitis is a type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that leads to formation of ulcers and inflammation in the colon and rectum region of the body. Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) comprises of a set of diseases that badly impact the gastrointestinal tract. The inflammation in the digestive tract lasts for a long time. As it is an acute condition so the symptoms of this disease develop gradually over the time than quickly.


Some of the symptoms experienced under this disease are:

  • Abdominal and Rectum Pain
  • Blood coming out with the stool
  • Diarrhoea
  • Fever
  • Sudden and unexplained loss of weight
  • Lack of proper nutrition
  • Painful and swollen joints
  • Nausea or Vomiting
  • Ulcers on the skin
  • Mouth Soreness


Ulcerative Colitis is due to the following reasons:

  • Heredity – if your parents or sibling has been diagnosed with the same problem then chances that you may also get affected with this problem are high. Genes play a major role in development of ulcerative colitis.
  • Immune system – Gastro intestinal tract gets inflamed when the body’s immune system tries to fight against the invading elements.
  • Stress – This is now a days one of the fundamental causes of various chronic health ailments, Ulcerative Colitis being one of them.
  • Allergy – Sensitivity towards certain kinds of foods triggers the symptoms of this disease in a few people

Here are 7 Natural herbs to prevent ulcerative colitis

1. Saunf (Fennel):

The scientific name of this herb is foeniculum vulgare. It is rich in phytoestrogens. It is one of the best remedial measures for patients suffering from Ulcerative Colitis. Saunf is used to efficiently treat wind, colic, irritable bowel, spleen, kidneys, liver, indigestion, lungs and flatulence.

2. Bilva (Indian Bael):

The scientific name of this herb is Aegle marmelos. Leaves of bilva are known for its spiritual and medicinal importance. This herb is very effective in the healing of stomach and mouth ulcers. Intake of this herb is also beneficial in constipation, ulcerative colitis, diarrhea and diabetes.

3. Dhania (Coriander):

The scientific name of this herb is Coriander sativum. It is a natural remedy for ulcerative colitis. Dhania possess specific anti-microbial and anti-oxidation properties that cures irritable bowel syndrome efficiently. If you are suffering from digestive problems like indigestion, gas formation, ulcerative colitis and liver disorders then this herb will prove to be very useful.

4. Anar (Pomegranate):

The scientific name of this herb is Punica granatum. Anar has got lot of pharmacological characteristics. The juice of it is helpful to relieve diarrhoea, irritable bowel syndrome and ulcerative colitis.

5. Jaiphal (Nutmeg):

The scientific name of this herb is Myristica fragrans. Ulcerative colitis and its difficult complications can be easily treated with the daily dosage of this wonderful herb. Jaiphal is known as a powerful blood arresting agent that stops all types of internal bleeding.

6. Choti Elaichi (Cardamon):

The scientific name of this herb is Elettaria cardamomum. This herb supports in the digestion process, gives relief from piles and treats life threatening diseases such as dysentery, hepatitis and ulcerative colitis. Consumption of Choti Elaichi also heals ulcers formed in the intestine.

7. Arjuna:

The scientific name of this herb is Terminalia arjuna. Consumption of Arjuna helps in reducing the inflammation and abdominal swelling. It managing cholesterol and blood pressure levels in the body and keeps one protected from heart diseases. Intake of Arjuna helps in balancing Rakta dhatu and pitta imbalance in a person.

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  • Kutazghan Vati

The scientific name of this herb is Kutaj is Halorrhena antidysentrica. This herb promotes healthy metabolism and digestive functions. It has bitter and astringent taste and helps in regulating Pitta and Kapha in body. Its leaves, bark, flowers and seeds are used in preparation of medicines to treat Ulcerative Colitis and digestive disorders successfully.

  • Arjuna Capsules

The scientific name of this herb is Terminalia arjuna. Intake of these capsules proves to be very useful in Ulcerative Colitis.  It is considered as the best wonder herb for curing intestinal ailments. Arjuna capsules reduce the symptoms of Ulcerative Colitis such as swelling and inflammation and swelling in the abdomen.

  • Pitta Balance

This capsule aids in maintaining adequate levels of pitta in the body that in turn leads to increased metabolism and healthy immune system. This capsule is also useful in strengthening the digestive system of a person and treatment of digestive disorders like Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Ulcerative Collitis, Diarrhea etc.

  • Vatsakadi Churna

This is an Ayurveda formulation of some of the specialised herbs in the treatment of Ulcerative Colitis. These herbs are Saunf, Bilv, Dhania, Anar, Chhoti Elaichi and Jaiphal.  Apart from healthy metabolism and digestion this churna cures irritable bowel syndrome and diarrhea efficiently.

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