Ulcer of the stomach, also known as a gastric ulcer, a sore or lesion that develops in the lining of the stomach. It can also occur in the upper part of the intestine. Stomach ulcers occur when the lining of the stomach or upper intestine is irritated by the damaging effects of stomach acid.
This can occur due to several factors, such as infection with Helicobacter pylori bacteria (H. pylori), excessive use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), drinking too much alcohol, radiation therapy, burns and physical injuries.
The most common symptom of a stomach ulcer is a burning sensation or pain in the area between the chest and the belly button. The pain can last from a few minutes to several hours, depending on the severity of the ulcer.
Other symptoms include lack of appetite, bloating, heartburn, indigestion, belching, nausea, vomiting, and weight loss.
1- THE CABBAGE
Cabbage is a great remedy for stomach ulcers. It contains lactic acid, cabbage produces an amino acid that stimulates blood flow to the lining of the stomach. This helps strengthen the lining of the stomach and heal the ulcer.
In addition, cabbage contains a good amount of vitamin C, which is particularly beneficial for patients with H. pylori infections. In addition, experiments show that fresh carrot juice contains a peptic ulcer-releasing factor - (vitamin U).
Cut half of a head of raw cabbage and two carrots into small pieces and put in a blender to extract the juice. Drink half a cup of this juice before each meal and at bedtime. Repeat daily for a few weeks. Make sure to use fresh juice each time.
For the treatment of stomach ulcers, bananas are very effective. There are certain banana antibacterial compounds that inhibit the growth of ulcer caused by H. pylori. Bananas also protect the system by reducing the acidity of gastric juices. This helps reduce inflammation and also strengthens the stomach wall.
To treat ulcer, eat at least three ripe bananas a day. Otherwise, peel two or three bananas and cut into thin slices. Put the slices in the sun until they become dry. Grind the dried banana pieces into a fine powder. Mix two tablespoons of this powder and a tablespoon of tomato. Take this mixture three times a day for about a week.
3- CAYENNE PEPPER
Surprisingly, cayenne pepper is another very effective remedy for treating stomach ulcers. According to a study published in Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition, capsaicin found in Cayenne pepper inhibits gastric acid secretion, stimulates alkali production, and stimulates gastric mucus secretions and mucosal blood flow. , thus preventing ulcers.
Mix one-eighth of a teaspoon of cayenne pepper in a glass of warm water. Drink twice a day for the first two to three days. Gradually increase the amount of cayenne pepper to a quarter teaspoon twice a day for the rest of the week.
Otherwise, take cayenne capsules that you can buy at health food stores. Take three capsules daily immediately after meals for a week. You can also add a pinch of cayenne pepper for soups, meats and more.
Coconut is very good for people suffering from stomach ulcers because of its antibacterial qualities. It kills bacteria that cause ulcers. In addition, coconut milk and coconut water have anti-ulcer properties.
Drink a few cups of fresh coconut milk or coconut water every day. Also, eat the kernel of the coconut. Follow this treatment for at least a week to get positive results.
Otherwise, take a tablespoon of coconut oil in the morning and another at night for a week. Since coconut oil is mainly composed of medium chain fatty acids, it can be easily digested.
Several studies suggest that licorice works effectively to treat and prevent stomach ulcers. It allows the stomach and intestines to produce more protective mucus that forms a lining on the stomach wall. This relieves the pain of ulcers and speeds up the healing process.
Mix half a teaspoon of licorice root powder in a cup of water. Cover and let stand overnight. The next morning, add a cup of broken white rice and cook in this brew and eat it. Repeat daily for one week to get positive results. Another option is to drink a liquorice tea two or three times a day for a week.
Fenugreek is known for its powerful healing properties and health benefits. You can use it to treat stomach ulcers too. Rich in a mucilaginous compound, fenugreek protects the mucous membrane of the stomach by covering it as mucus, thus facilitating the healing process.
Boil a teaspoon of fenugreek seeds in two cups of water. Filter and drink after adding a little honey. Alternatively, you can boil a cup of fenugreek leaves, add a little honey, and eat twice a day.
Raw honey has powerful healing properties that help a lot in the treatment of stomach ulcers. An enzyme called glucose oxidase in honey produces hydrogen peroxide, which in turn destroys the harmful bacteria that cause ulcers. In addition, it soothes and reduces inflammation of the lining of the stomach.
Take two tablespoons of raw honey a day, early in the morning on an empty stomach. It will help cleanse the bowel, strengthen the lining of the stomach, prevent and treat stomach ulcers.
Garlic also helps treat stomach ulcers. Researchers at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle have found that the antibacterial and antimicrobial properties of garlic can keep levels of Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) under control.
Just take two to three cloves of crushed garlic, followed by a glass of water during the day. To do this on a daily basis to relieve inflammation in the stomach and prevent stomach ulcers.
Elm is another remedy for stomach ulcers. The inner bark of the slippery elm contains a good amount of mucilage that soothes and soothes inflammation and pain. In addition, mucilage helps eliminate excess fat in the intestines.
-Take the inner bark of the slippery elm and grind it into powder.
-Mix a teaspoon of this powder in a cup of hot water.
-Dry this mixture three times a day for a week.
Apple leaves, are also very useful in the treatment of stomach ulcers. The tannins present in the leaves help protect the stomach against the damage caused by the secretion of excess acid.
Juice extracted from apples also reduces pain and inflammation due to its mucilage content. Soak two to three leaves of apple in a cup of water in a copper container overnight. The next morning, filter the mixture and drink on an empty stomach. Follow this treatment every day for a few weeks.
11- SWEET POTATOES
A study published in Functional Foods in Health and Disease showed that sweet potatoes had activity against peptic ulcers. This study demonstrates that tubers of Ipomoea batatas have a potent effect in curing an ulcer, which appears to be related to free radical scavenging activity by phyto-constituents, and their ability to inhibit the process of lipid peroxidation.
Bilberry is commonly used to treat ulcers. It reduces inflammation of the lining of the stomach and intestines. It also protects the mucous membranes, it also helps to cure ulcers.
Chamomile is commonly used to treat ulcers. It has many properties useful in healing ulcers. It decreases inflammation and speeds up the healing process. Chamomile contains a chemical called flavonoid that helps fight the bacteria that are responsible for ulcers. Chamomile is to be taken as a tea, for best results, 3-4 cups a day.
14-THE WHITE HOREHOUND
In Germany, the white horehound is approved for the treatment of heartburn and loss of appetite, based on historical use.
Peppermint reduces inflammation caused by peptic ulcers. Peppermint is made of menthol that has antibacterial properties. It also helps fight against bacteria that causes ulcers. However, menthol can increase acidity and stimulate digestion. So be sure to consult a doctor before deciding which dose of peppermint to take.
16- ACHILLEA MILLEFEUILLES
Achillea millefeuilles also known as Yarrow, is a hemostatic and healing plant, yarrow can prevent stomach ulcers.
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