ULCERATIVE COLITIS

WHAT IS ULCERATIVE COLITIS?

Ulcerative Colitis
Ulcerative colitis as the word says is inflammation of the colon with ulcer formation. It is an inflammatory bowel disease and a colitis condition. The ulcers are open sores that are highly painful. It leads to frequent diarrhea with bleeding.

WHAT ARE THE CAUSES OF ULCERATIVE COLITIS?

THE INFLAMMATORY CONDITION OF THE COLON IS HIGHLY PAINFUL AND CAN BE CAUSED BY ONE OF THE FOLLOWING REASONS. THEY ARE:

  • Genetic factors
  • Stress factors
  • Diet rich in fatty, oily, and spicy food
  • Environmental factors like lifestyle
  • Alcohol and smoking
  • Autoimmune causes

WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS OF ULCERATIVE COLITIS?

The symptoms presented by Ulcerative colitis may be related to gastrointestinal tract or may be presented by some other body organ depending upon the effects. They are:

  • Diarrhea mixed with blood
  • Diarrhea mixed with mucus
  • Loss of appetite
  • Weight loss
  • Blood in rectal examinations
  • The patient may become anemic
  • Abdominal pain
  • Discomfort
  • Tenesmus

HOW CAN AYURVEDA HELP IN CASE OF ULCERATIVE COLITIS?

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 digestive juice secretions become effective.

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HERBS IN AYURVEDA THAT HELP IN CASE OF ULCERATIVE COLITIS

COMMIPHORA MUKUL (GUGGUL)

Guggul has highly potent rejuvenating properties. It revitalizes cells and therefore rejuvenates them. Its purifying properties as well as lipid- regulating properties make it a wonderful herb for many health tonics. It is useful for people who have low haemoglobin and are anemic. It is useful in many heath conditions as it has proved its versatility in several conditions. The effect it has on cholesterol and triglyceride levels indirectly protects the heart from atherosclerosis. The herb also boosts the levels of HDL cholesterol. This herb also has been proved to have antioxidant properties. The herb is beneficial for hypothyroidism related disorders. The herb promotes the metabolism and therefore aids in weight loss. It is also beneficial for conditions like arthritis, pre-menstrual syndrome, bloating and many more. Guggul is used in the preparation of Commiphora Mukul (Guggul).

ZINGIBER OFFICINALE (SONTH)

Zingiber works wonderfully on the nervous and emotional ailments. The results are on the overall body system. The appetite is boosted, the brain functioning becomes sharper, and the memory becomes stronger. It acts well for weakness of body and mind, stresses of daily life, and improper brain functioning. It also has multiple effects on other organs. Sanjeevani vati has Zingiber.

EMBLICA OFFICINALIS (AMALAKI)

The herb is known for its rejuvenating properties. It is a natural antioxidant that removes free radicals from the body and helps in regeneration of cells. Amla helps in increasing the body vitality and strengthening immunity. It helps in developing healthy, glowing skin and preventing premature aging. Anemia and blood related disorders are helped in a natural way. It helps in maintaining proper functioning of the liver. It aids digestion by soothing hyperacidity. This wonderful herb helps in improving immunity and boosting metabolism. The herb helps gain youthful skin and beauty. Amla has aphrodisiac, antipyretic, cardio-tonic, anti-diabetic, cerebral and gastrointestinal properties. It prevents premature greying of hair, hair loss and promotes hair and nail growth. It enhances eye sight, keeps the mouth clean, and nourishes bones and teeth. It helps to keep the intestine clean and also controls blood sugar. Amla is used to prepare Sanjeevani vati.

TERMINALIA CHEBULA (HARITAKI)

Haritaki is an important constituent of Triphala that has wonderful health benefits. It acts well in gastrointestinal ailments, in cases of spleenomegaly, hepatomegaly, tumors, ascites, and anemias. Its powder, when mixed with honey and ghee, is an effective remedy for anemia. The herb improves memory and is salutary in dysuria and urinary stones. Haritaki helps in improving appetite and helps in the digestion. In anemia of any origin, Haritaki herb is highly beneficial. It helps anemia due to haemoglobin deficiency, anemia due to red blood cell deficiency, and anemias of abnormal form origin. Haritaki is used in Sanjeevani vati.

TERMINALIA BELERICA (VIBHITAKI)

A very important herb in the Ayurvedic world, Vibhitaki is famous for its wonderful use in the formation of Triphala. It has numerous health benefits on the human body. Its action on the heart makes it an excellent heart tonic. It helps in purifying blood, thinning of blood, and removing toxins. It is used in cases of low RBC count and low haemoglobin. Vibhitaki helps cases of anemia of any origin and help regain healthy haemoglobin count and form. Our product Sanjeevani vati has Vibhitaki.

HOLARRHENA ANTIDYSENTRICA (KUTAJ GHAN VATI)

It has rich medicinal properties; the bark of this plant is used for dysentery. Severe forms of diarrhea can be relieved by the regular use of Kutza Ghan. It shows effective and rapid results as compared to modern medicines. It shows prominent results in irritable bowel syndrome. Ulcerative colitis has been relieved and its side effects are reduced with regular and prolonged use of Kutza Ghan. It is a very useful herb for proper functioning of intestines. It is sued in Kutaj Ghan vati.

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.

GILOY (GUDUCHI)

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.

PLANET AYURVEDA HERBAL PRODUCTS, WHICH ARE HELPFUL IN THE MANAGEMENT OF ULCERATIVE COLITIS