WHAT ARE PEPTIC ULCERS?
Any defect in the mucosal lining of an organ of the body is known as an ulcer. A peptic ulcer is an ulcer in an area of the gastrointestinal tract that is highly acidic and therefore painful. These ulcers usually occur in the region of duodenum, the first part of small intestine and the stomach itself. In the stomach these are better known as the gastric ulcers. They are quite dangerous and should not be neglected. They can lead to obstructions, perforations, bleeding, or even cancers in certain cases.
WHAT ARE THE CAUSES OF PEPTIC ULCERS?
THE RISK FACTORS FOR DEVELOPING GASTRIC ULCERS ARE:
- The major cause of gastric and duodenal ulcers is a bacterium called Helicobacter pylori. These bacteria cause gastritis and helps form these painful ulcers.
- The use of NSAID’s has been indicated as a major source of ulcers
- Caffeine use has been related to the development of cancers
- Fatty, oily, and spicy food intake
WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS OF PEPTIC ULCERS?
THE SYMPTOMS RELATED TO PEPTIC ULCERS ARE:
- Abdominal pain
- Bloating o abdomen
- Weight loss
- Loss of appetite
- Vomiting blood
- Feces contain blood traces
- Nausea with copious vomiting
- Water brash
HOW CAN AYURVEDA HELP IN CASE OF PEPTIC ULCERS?
Ayurveda is an ancient Indian system of medicine that makes use of herbs existing in the nature and formulates herbal remedies using the inherent power present in these herbs. We in Ayurveda believe that herbal remedies bring to you the richness of the herbs in a natural, unadulterated form. These combinations help improve immunity and provide strength, endurance and will.
Ayurveda uses the inherent power of natural herbs to bring about wonderful results on the human body. The herbs are natural and 100% safe. They improve the body metabolism and help recover from all digestive disorders. The digestion process is carried out smoothly and the digestive juice secretions become effective.
HERBS IN AYURVEDA THAT HELP IN CASE OF PEPTIC ULCERS
ALOE VERA JUICE (KUMARI)
Aloe extract is enriched with various medicinal properties. It can be used to relieve skin conditions like eczema, ulcers, psoriasis, acne, bites and stings. In cases of ailments like arthritis, asthma, colitis and diverticulitis Aloe vera juice has proved very beneficial. Aloe vera gel present inside the leaves is efficient in relieving burns, wounds and skin disorders. It forms a protective coating on the infected areas and speeds up the relieving process. The yellow sap which is found at the base of leaves is dried and is known as bitter aloes. It is enriched with digestive stimulants and also a strong laxative. As Aloe vera has antioxidant and nutritional qualities, it helps in the prevention of injury to epithelial tissues if they get damaged. It promotes the process of relieving. Aloe vera works effectively on damaged skin, epithelium present in the gut, bronchial tubes and genital tracts. The natural antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties along with nutritional constituents encourages cell growth and promotes relieving process. It is used in Kumari Saar.
CORAL (PARVAL PISHTI)
The word Parval is used for Coral. Coral is the store of calcium in the purest form. It has been used since ancient times in Ayurvedic medicine. Derived from the red coral roots, it helps in the formation of strong bones and is very effective in cases of osteoporosis. We use Coral to form Pitta balance and Heart burn CAPSULES.
AGATE (AKKI PISHTI)
Agate is a natural store of calcium. It is a wonderful heart tonic and is used in many cases of heart and cardiac diseases. It is rich in natural calcium that is required for normal muscle functioning. Agate is made into a natural calcium compound and used in the coral calcium complex. It gives wonderful results in osteoporosis and other low calcium states. Agate is used in Pitta balance and Heart burn CAPSULES.
PEARL (MUKTA PISHTI)
Mukta means pearl and pishti means powder. So the product if formed from the powdered form of pearl. Pearl is famous for its cooling effects. It helps rejuvenate the body by its soothing effects. It is a very rich source of calcium and is believed to effectively help cases of osteoporosis, bleeding disorders, gastritis, diarrhea, chronic blood pressure and burning sensation. The benefits of Pearl are added to Pitta balance CAPSULES and heart burn capsules.
It improves immunity in a natural way. Calcium deficiency in the body can be effectively relieved with this herb. It is nature’s best herb to maintain homeostasis in the body and prevent diseases. Giloy is added to Pitta balance and Heart burn CAPSULES.