Peptic ulcer is blister or inflammation over mucosal lining of stomach or intestines and bigger than 0.5 cm in size. These ulcers are usually in first layer of mucosal lining and more frequently occur in duodenum rather than stomach or intestine. Helicobacter bacteria in small intestine are responsible for causing peptic ulcers in nearly 70 to 80 percent cases. Long-term illnesses, staying hungry for few hours regularly, excessive caffeine intake, tobacco intake, alcoholism, chronic constipation and long term use of ibuprofen, NSAIDs, aspirin etc., are major reasons behind peptic ulcers. These ulcers need immediate treatment as these keep on growing deeper and deeper and can create a hole through stomach to intestine which is medical emergency. Home remedies for ulcer peptic are effective ways to control the problem before it aggravates.
Home Remedies for Ulcer Peptic
Banana is one of the simplest and very effective home remedies for ulcer peptic. Consuming two fruits of banana everyday in the morning is effective in preventing and treating ulcer peptic. This fruit has potent properties to prevent acid damages to mucosal lining of stomach and intestines and also keeps digestion upbeat.
Cabbage is another one of the widely recommended methods for ulcer peptic. Take 250 gram of cabbage and slice all the pieces, add these slices to half liter of water and boil the mixture on a low flame till it gets reduced to half. Let the mixture cool down completely and strain. Discard cabbage slices and extract a glass of carrot juice. Mix half of the water obtained after straining cabbage slices and mix with a glass of carrot juice and drink. Repeat again during the day by again extracting a glass of carrot juice and mixing remaining liquid of cabbage slices and water. On regular use for few days this work as one of the best home remedies for ulcer peptic.
Vegetable juices are also excellent remedies for ulcer peptic. Extract a 300 ml of carrot juice and 100 ml each of cucumber and spinach. Add these juices to get a mixture of 500 ml and drink it through the day. This boosts-up immunity which curbs bacterial activity in stomach and increases number of good bacteria. This is also soothing for inflammations and damage to mucosal lining of stomach and intestines. On regular use for few weeks this remedy provides immense relief.
Bael is a seasonal fruit but can be stored for longer duration. Juice of bael has many properties, it is digestive, and soothes and repairs damage caused to digestive organs effectively. If you do not get bael fruit take few leaves of the tree, add these leaves to a cup of boiling water and boil the mixture for few minutes. Later let the mixture cool down and strain to drink when it is warm. Few cups in a day regularly for few days work as the best home remedies for ulcer peptic.
It may sound bit strange but a cup of cayenne pepper tea and use of this spice in food is also very useful home remedies for ulcer peptic. Do not over use it but its minimum use work as effective treatment. Add one-fourth teaspoon of cayenne pepper to a cup of water and let it boil. After few minutes, let the mixture cool down and drink. Or you can add it in your salad platter or use it in cooking. Do not drink cayenne pepper tea on an empty stomach.
Take licorice roots, about 30 to 40 grams in weight and cut it into small pieces, add these to a glass of water and boil the mixture. If licorice roots are not available take licorice sticks but do not consume licorice more than 35 grams in a day. Few cups of licorice tea in a day work as excellent home remedies for ulcer peptic.
Honey is soothing for entire intestinal tract and also hastens repairing of damaged mucosal lining. Cut down sugar and replace it with honey, consume two tablespoon of it in the day and two teaspoon as the first thing in the morning. Almonds are other very effective home remedies for ulcer peptic. You can prepare an effective drink by using almonds, milk and honey. Soak 6 to 8 almonds in water overnight, in the morning peel them off and grind to form a paste and add to a cup of milk. Add two-three teaspoons of honey and drink. Use cow’s milk if possible. Honey and almonds together work as tremendous remedies for ulcer peptic.
Use of garlic is also very useful and work as one of the best home remedies for ulcer peptic. Chew two cloves of garlic in raw form, you can add these even to your salad platter and consume everyday. You can use garlic as spice in cooking it also work this way. Drink plenty of water during the day and do not stay on an empty stomach for longer periods, avoid formation of excessive acid and gas.