No known cause has been found till now that can establish the cause of Ulcerative Colitis, but various natural herbs are available that can help in reducing the symptoms. Some dietary changes have to be made to decrease them, regular exercise needs to be done and you need to address a small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO)

Causes of Ulcerative Colitis

This inflammatory disease can cause weakness, and in rare cases it can even lead to life-threatening complications if you ignore it and not get the treatment done on time. Ulcerative colitis can lead to a swelling or ulceration of the intestines, making passing of stools a little harder and painful. It may also cause swelling in the colon, joint pain, intense diarrhea, and the bile ducts and pancreas gets scarred.

Ulcerative colitis usually begins with mild symptoms and gradually become worse with the passage of time. The symptoms of this inflammatory disease can be mild or severe, and in most cases people have periods of remission, at times when the symptoms disappear and can recur at any time.

They keep away for weeks, months or years. While there is no known cure for Ulcerative Colitis in modern science, but there are many natural treatments bestowed by nature that can cure the signs and symptoms of this disease and result in long term healing. In majority of people suffering from Ulcerative Colitis, most of them experience chronic issues.

If you remain a little alert while selecting your diet, you can always reduce inflammation and also save the body from further flare-ups. In natural remedies that are made to drive away Ulcerative Colitis include healthy bacteria, which snub the bad bacteria from causing inflammation.

Symptoms of Ulcerative Colitis:

The symptoms of Ulcerative Colitis may vary

They just depend on its severity of inflammation and they keep growing gradually with the passage of time. Mostly they begin with slight upset in the stomach and keep enhancing gradually. Many people take long time sessions in healing it. The symptoms also depend on the location of the disease that creates inflammation.

Some of them are like

  • Diarrhea, mostly with blood or pus.
  • Abdominal pain and cramping.
  • Rectal pain.
  • Rectal bleeding.
  • To visit toilet and discharge stool.
  • Unable to discharge stool, despite the urgency.
  • Weight loss or fatigue.
  • Fever.
  • Failure to grow normally (in children).

Living with Ulcerative Colitis can lead to some serious health complications.

These include:

  • Severe bleeding
  • Perforation in the colon
  • Severe dehydration
  • Liver diseases
  • Bone loss
  • Inflammation in the skin, joints and eyes
  • Sores in the lining of the mouth
  • Enhances the risk of colon cancer
  • A rapidly swelling colon

How To Heal Ulcerative Colitis Naturally

There are some remedies that are provided by nature to Heal Ulcerative Colitis Naturally, mostly these are available in herbal form. Various herbs provide help in dealing with this disease. Natural herbs are quite effective in reducing the symptoms of Ulcerative Colitis.

Let's discuss them in detail;

Vatsakadi Churna:

This very churna (powder) is very effective in controlling the UC. It is made from the extractions of various organic herbs like

  • Kutaz Holarrhena antidysenterica)
  • Saunf (Foeniculum vulgare)
  • Bilva (Aegle marmelos)
  • Dhania (Coriander sativum)
  • Anar (Punica granatum)
  • Choti Elaichi (Elettaria cardamomum)
  • Jaiphal (Myristica fragrans)

All these herbs work in a united manner to restore the balance of numerous body metabolic reactions. It helps to find a cure for the ulcers and drives away the disease.

Arjuna Capsules:

The bark of Arjuna (Terminalia arjuna) is extracted and is used to make this formulation. This tree's bark is famous in Ayurvedic world for its wound healing properties. It actually speeds up the wounds healing process. Thus it saves the endothelial layer of the arteries from getting injured, which can happen due to many factors like stress, free radicals and other harmful substances.

Similarly it does the same job in the inner lining of intestines. It heals the ulcers, suppress the bleeding, regulates the diarrhea and prevents against inflammation. Arjun capsules also helps in enhancing the hemoglobin and makes a person gain strength and thus make him an enthusiastic from a lazy one.

Pitta Balance:

Calcium compounds also have a significant role to play in controlling this disease. Pitta balance is actually a mixture of various classical Ayurvedic calcium compounds that help to minimize the bleeding and have a cooling effect on the body. This formula also helps to uplift the calcium level with natural calcium compounds that comes from pearls and corals calcium and is known as Mukta pishti.

In Ayurveda, Mukta pishti is made by taking authentic powder of pearls and dip it in rose water under a moon light and let it lie all alone for 30 nights at a stretch. This thing becomes so effective that it stops the bleeding within first few dosages and carries no side effects. The disintegrated "fire element" or Pitta dosha restores its balance. The inflammatory processes stops and disease finds its cure or goes into remission.

Kutazghan Vati:

Kutaz (Holarrhena antidysenterica) is such a wonderful herb that heals UC. As the name suggests, it is also anti-dysenterica. It has the power of the nature's wonder which can stop all kind of diarrhea. The diarrhea can happen due to inflammatory bowel diseases, colitis or through infection. It helps in burning the Ama or the accumulation of toxins, minimizes inflammation, curbs fermentation going on inside the intestines and heals the ulcers. This product is known as "Kutazghan Vati," actually these are the tablets made from the bark of this tree and are used for curing ulcers in this disease.


Never let your Ulcerative Colitis get the better of you; these herbs or herbal remedies that are made after taking these herbs extracts can help you to feel better and keep your symptoms totally under control.

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