Ulcerative colitis is a painful situation. This happens because of the ulcer formation lining the inner walls of the colon. The uncontrollable swelling of the colon gives rise to the ulcers. The major reason of colitis is not known. However, it is observed that there are certain food items, which aggravate the symptoms of Ulcerative Colitis.  Also, stress, lack of proper sleep, anxiety, heredity, improper lifestyle, unbalanced diet and too much consumption of alcohol lead to Ulcerative Colitis.. Pain in the abdomen, Diarrhea and rectal bleeding are caused due to Ulcerative Colitis. It is absolutely unnecessary to state that this situation causes extreme pain and discomfort.

Impacts of Ulcerative Colitis

  • Irrespective of gender and age, this disease affects individuals. It seems to have rising popularity with the passage of time. The major impacts of Ulcerative Colitis are less mineral absorption by the body, weight loss, poor health, anemia, dehydration, nutritional deficiency, fatigue, insomnia, pain and many more.
  • People are in search for some natural home treatment for this disorder. These home remedies so not lead to any further side effects or complications. Instead, they are highly effective in treating the situation.

Top 10 Home Remedies for Ulcerative Colitis.

Before consulting your physician for treating this disorder, follow these home remedies. These can provide relief from this painful discomfort by reducing the inflammation of the colon significantly


  • Fennel seeds have healing properties. These seeds should be soaked overnight in warm water and strained in the morning. This water should then be consumed. This provides a soothing impact to the colon.


  • It helps to integrate the mineral, calcium in the body of the individuals. This is done by the Vitamin D, which is present significantly in cod liver oil. This possesses anti-inflammatory properties, which help to reduce the inflammation of the colon considerably


  • The mixture of a grinded drumstick in a glass of coconut water with a teaspoon of honey in it can provide wonderful relief to the individuals against this painful disorder. This helps to reduce the inflammation of the colon and alleviate the pain.


  • Pomegranate juice and other astringent fruits like Guava has anti-diarrheal properties. The juice of pomegranate seeds is a miracle in arresting the bleeding, healing the ulcers and reducing the frequency of passing of stools. It’s rich in natural anti-oxidants and promotes healing of the ulcers. Guava fruit can also be consumed to heal the ulcers and reduce the inflammation in the colon.


  • Honey has the properties to heal the wounds and egg white has anti inflammatory characteristics. When these two are mixed thoroughly in equal quantities and consumed, it provides wonderful relief from the pain of Ulcerative Colitis.


  • Banana fruit can be consumed along with Yogurt ( Plain and not flavored ). This combination helps to reduce episodes of diarrhea, bleeding and painful defecation. Banana also helps to formation of a solid stool and heals the wounds. It also helps to maintain the strength, provide necessary energy to the body and maintain the weight of the person.


  • The juice obtained by mixing the mashed raw cabbage, papaya and carrot in boiled water shall be consumed. This helps to get rid of the pain and discomfort caused due to Ulcerative Colitis.


  • Stir fried zucchini or squash, if consumed with white rice provides instant relief to the symptoms of this inflammatory disorder. This can be consumed any number of times. And this serves to be an effective home remedy for Ulcerative Colitis.


  • Turmeric serves to be a superb remedy for the disease. Curcumin extracted from turmeric has antiseptic, healing, anti-inflammatory and many other medicinal properties. It works as an amazing medical therapy to treat this acute condition.


  • Apple reduces the feeling of bloating and helps to provide relief from the symptoms of Ulcerative Colitis. Also, the loss of iron due to bleeding can easily be replenished by the consumption of apples. Apples can be taken just after the meals. This serves to be a wonderful remedy for this disorder.


  • This is an excellent herbal remedy but too much of this herb can be irritant to the intestines. So it’s better to use in moderation. Boswellia is a resin from a plant called Boswellia serrata. This resin has anti-inflammatory properties and used in all types of Inflammations in the body, including severe arthritis. Since it’s hot in nature, so restricted use in ulcerative colitis can help to reduce pain and inflammation and heal the wounds. It’s better to use boswellia along with some cooling herb leaves like Dalbergia sisoo ( Tahli or Shisham tree leaves). The leave of this tree are cooling and give healing effects in the body.

These are some of the home remedies, which help to get rid of the symptoms of Ulcerative Colitis and treat this painful discomfort to lead a healthy life.

Author's Bio: 

DR. Vikram Chauhan, MD - AYURVEDA is an expert Ayurvedic practitioner based in Chandigarh, India and doing his practice in Mohali, India. He is spreading the knowledge of Ayurveda Ancient healing treatment, not only in India but also abroad. He is the CEO and Founder of Planet Ayurveda Products, Planet Ayurveda Clinic and Krishna Herbal Company. For more info visit our website: http://www.planetayurveda.com & See the Real Testimonials from our Patients : https://www.youtube.com/user/planetayurvedatv