The colon or large intestine removes the nutrients from undigested food and get rid of waste products through the rectum when we pass feces.

Ulcerative colitis (UC) is described as a disease that affects your large intestine, or colon. UC is a type of inflammatory bowel disease that causes long-lasting inflammation and ulcers in your digestive tract. It mainly affects the innermost lining of your large intestine and rectum. The inflammation causes your bowel to its contents rapidly and empties frequently. As cells on the surface of the lining of your bowel die, this will lead to ulceration. The ulcer may cause bleeding and discharge of mucus and pus.  

However, the inflammation can extend into the upper parts of the colon also which may lead to a number of symptoms like bloody diarrhea with mucus, abdominal pain, weight loss, anemia, fatigue, dehydration, elevated temperature, etc.

About one-fifth of the people with ulcerative colitis have a close relation who had the same disease in their family, it commonly affects people from the age of 15 years – 30 years. Another possible cause is an immune system malfunction. When your immune system is trying to fight off an invading virus or bacterium, an abnormal immune response causes the immune system to attack the cells in the digestive tract, too.

According to Ayurveda, autoimmune factors, food allergies, collagen disorders, genetic factors and some of the infection causes inflammation in cases of Ulcerative colitis. Those factors that can aggravate Pitta Dosha are responsible for this condition. They include continuous exposure of the sun, high intake of alcohol and smoking, excessive mental activity, skipping meals, eating spicy, sour or stale and infected foods, etc.

In Ayurveda, there are numerous natural herbs that can prevent it naturally. Ayurvedic management of ulcerative colitis involves the elimination of the ama, restoring healthy digestion and creating a bacterially-friendly environment in the body. After getting the basic strength and immunity of the body, the treatment focuses on the natural healing of ulcers.

There are certain medications include steroid, analgesics, immunosuppressive drugs, colostomy, colectomy, and certain IV fluids, that are recommended in another modern pathy which doesn’t cure it from its root and can also reoccur after sometime. But in Ayurveda, there is a natural treatment for ulcerative colitis which is free from any of the side effects. Ayurvedic treatment of this condition involves the best quality herbs that are chosen especially in natural cure for ulcerative.

‘Chandigarh Ayurved Centre’ offered you the best management in a pure and natural way by ‘Ulcerative Colitis Care Kit’. The kit is all made up of 100% natural herbs which are pure and vegetarian. Also, there are no chemicals, additives, and preservatives which make it free from side effects. The kit contains a total of 5 products named as – Detox Premium Powder, Pittashekhar rasa, Kutaja parpati vati, Noni capsules, Amalpittamishran churna.


  1. Detox Premium Powder

This consists of a combination of natural herbs that are very effective in reducing the symptoms of ulcerative colitis. The powder consists of jahar mohra pishti, sutshekhar ras, shankh bhasma, kamdudha ras, prawal pishti, shukta pishti, Giloy satv, kehrva pishti, shankh bhasma,  moti bhasma that in combination provide good relief on the signs and symptoms of ulcerative colitis patients. This herbal powder has an anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory properties, and anti-diarrheal properties that will help to cure this condition in a natural way.

Recommended Dosage: Take 1 sachet twice daily with normal water.

  1. Pittashekhar Rasa

Pittashekhar rasa is mainly indicated in Ayurvedic management of hyperacidity, heartburn, pain in abdomen, nausea, vomiting, etc. The ingredients used for the preparation of the tablets are Dalchini, Sonth, Tamra bhasma, Tejpata, Pippali, Shuddha Gandhak, Shankh Bhasma, Tankan Bhasma, Tamra Bhasma, Maricha, etc. It mainly balances the aggravated pitta which is the main cause of ulcerative colitis. The anti-inflammatory property of this herb reduces inflammation in the body.

Recommended Dosage: Take 1 tablet twice daily with normal water.

  1. Kutaja Parpati Vati

Kutaja Parpati vati is mainly indicated in Ayurvedic treatment of malabsorption syndrome, diarrhea, and intestinal ulcers. It balances all the doshas. The tablets are prepared from ingredients like Kutaj, Shankh bhasma, & Musta which can reduce headache, burning sensation, heaviness, etc.

Recommended Dosage: Take 2 tablets twice daily with normal water.

  1. Noni Capsule

Noni capsules are used for thousands of years to treat a variety of health problems. Due to their importance in controlling inflammation, therapies it is very effective in the case of ulcerative colitis. The capsules are very effective to improve blood circulation to the gastrointestinal tract, rejuvenate the cells of the tract, ensure proper secretion of digestive juices helps to improve appetite and increases the immunity of the body.

Recommended Dosage: Take 1 capsule twice daily with normal water.

  1. Amlapittamishran Syrup

Amlapittamishran syrup is a proprietary Ayurvedic medicine that is mainly prepared from Yashtimadhu, Patol, Guduchi, Vasa, Nimba, etc. It improves digestion and re-establishes normal metabolic activity. This syrup is indicated in nausea, excessive salivation, abdominal colic pain, vomiting, etc.

Recommended Dosage: Take 2 teaspoonfuls twice daily.

Lifestyle changes play an important role in controlling almost all the symptoms. Good nutrition is one of the ways the body restores itself to good health while maintaining proper nutrition is important to help in managing the condition of ulcerative colitis.

An added benefit for people with ulcerative colitis is that regular exercise may minimize the occurrence of extra intestinal symptoms. The main steps that you can take to manage this condition are to avoid foods that trigger attacks, take nutritional supplements when needed, manage the stress in your life. 

Dairy foods commonly trigger attacks. This is believed to be due to intolerance to lactose (milk sugar) in dairy foods. Nondairy foods rich in calcium include – calcium-fortified foods, such as orange juice and soy milk, turnip greens, dried figs, canned salmon, etc.

You have to also manage your stress, you may benefit from stress-reduction training and relaxation therapies like meditation. Getting regular exercise and adequate sleep also helps in reducing the associated symptoms of ulcerative colitis.

Author's Bio: 

Vaidya Jagjit Singh is an Ayurvedic Physician in Chandigarh and has an experience of 30 years in this field. He is founder of Chandigarh Ayurved Centre. Chandigarh Ayurvedic Centre provides best ayurvedic treatment & panchakarma therapies centre in Chandigarh. Chandigarh Ayurvedic Centre is a leading Multi speciality Ayurvedic Clinic of North India.