Intestines characterized by abdominal pain and fresh blood in the bowels. Surely, this is a depressing state for many patients. This condition will not kill the patients but the illness causes great distress to the patients and their life becomes miserable. Many people tend to lose weight over a period of time. Patients usually complaint in this manner- "Doctor, whenever I get ready to go out, I am getting an urge to defacate, whenever I finish breakfast, I get the urge". These are the most commonly experienced complaints of the patients of ulcerative colitis.In modern medicine, they denote the cause of disease due to hereditary factors, inflammation, altered food habits, stress, depression, anxiety etc.

In Ayurveda, this similar condition is known as Pittja Grahani. The name so given because according to Ayurveda, retaining ability(Grahan)is the function of intestine and due to the excess of Pitta(heat) in the abdominal area there are bloody stools. This condition is triggered by a stomach event e.g. stomach infection, unhealthy meals in a party, any stressful phase etc. Due to these causative factors, Vata(specifically Smana Vata) is affected. It hinders digestion. Medicines for this condition according to Ayurvedic treatment must have carminative property, digestive, intestinal restorative which increases absorption capacity, lightness, arrests the bleeding. According to Ayurveda Ulcerative colitis is caused by Eating before digestion of previously taken food

  1. Intake of hot and spicy foods
  2. Having food during indigestion
  3. Excessive food intake
  4. Consumption of dry and junk food
  5. Suppression of urges

What are the symptoms of Ulcerative Colitis?

  1. Nausea
  2. Tastelessness
  3. Bloody stools
  4. Burning sensation
  5. Vomiting
  6. Altered taste in tongue
  7. Fatigue
  8. Giddiness
  9. Constant urge to pass stools(Tenesmus)
  10. Anemia
  11. Sometimes dark patches under the eyes due to blood loss, malnutrition etc.
  12. Intermittent episodes especially during day time.

Planet Ayurveda offers Natural treatment for ulcerative colitis which is 100% safe, natural and effective. There are various cases of ulcerative colitis which are successfully treated by Planet Ayurveda. Medicines available at Planet Ayurveda for the treatment of ulcerative colitis are-

1.Kutazghan Vati

  • Kutaz means mountains. The tree is usually found in the mountain regions. It has chemical constituents like- concessidine, holadiene, kurchine, holarrhine, holadysaine, holacetine etc.
  • Kutaz is light and dry, has cold potency, undergoes pungent taste after digestion, balances Kapha and Pitta.
  • Prepared from Kutaz(Halorrheana anti-dysentrica). It has the power to stop all sort of diarrheas, stops inflammation and known to stop fermentation going on inside the intestines and heals the ulcers thus balancing Vata and Pitta in the body. The product Kutazghan Vati of Planet Ayurveda are made from the bark of this tree.
  • The processing and packaging of the tablets of Planet Ayurveda is done using the best technology and there is minimal human intervention so as to ensure that the purest product reaches the people. The regular usage of Ayurvedic Kutza Ghan Tablets reduces the chances of dysentery, diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome, and ulcerative colitis.

Dosage: 2 or 3 tablets twice a day after meals.

2.Pitta Balance

  • As this disease is caused by the aggravation of Pitta dosh in the body, it is mandatory to balance Pitta levels in the body. Pitta balance medicine of Planet Ayurveda is a combination of various classical ayurvedic calcium compounds which help to control bleeding. This medicine is prepared by Mukta pishti.
  • Mukta pishti is prepared by taking purified powder of pearls and pestle it with rose water in moonlilght for 30 days. This remedy becomes so effective that the bleeding stops within the first few dosages and the inflammation also stops. Pitta balance contains different pistis like prawal pisti, mukta pisti etc with giloy that brings pitta in balance and subsides the aggravated signs and symptoms of U.C.

Dosage: 1 capsule twice daily with water after meals.

3.Arjuna Capsules

  • Arjuna(Terminalia arjuna) is known in Ayurveda for its wound healing properties. It protects the endothelial layer of the arteries from injuries. Similarly it works in the inner lining of intestines and prevents inflammation. It also maintains overall strength of the person.  It contains concentrated form of arjuna powder.
  • Arjuna contains antioxidants that removes toxins out from the body and maintains health. Arjuna bark is rich in calcium, zinc, copper, magnesium also. Regular use of arjuna helps in maintaining healthy heart therefore balances three energies of the body and protects from ailments.

Dosage:  1 – 2 capsules twice daily with water after meals.

4. Vatsakadi Churna

  • This is one of the most effective formulations for ulcerative colitis. The classical ayurvedic compound is a mixture of various ulcer healing herbs like-
  1. Fennel (Sounf - Foeniculm vulgare)
  2. Bael (Bilva - Aegle marmelos)
  3. Dhania (Coriander - Coriander sativum)
  4. Anaar (Punica granatum - Pomegranate)
  5. Jaiphal (Myrstica fragrans - Nutmeg)
  6. Choti Elaichi (Elettaria cardamomum - green cardamom)
  • These herbs improve digestion and keeps bowels clean. Vatsak is well known for its actions on GIT. It helps to control loose motions.

Dosage: 1 to 2 teaspoon with water after meals twice daily.

Diet for ulcerative colitis

  • Fresh pomegranate juice, banana, honey, ginger, bael fruit, cumin seeds, coriander leaves and coconut water must be included in the diet. Light, cooling and astringent foods must be included in diet. Fried, hot, spicy, junk food, milk and milk products, black gram, peas, bread, biscuits, all bakery products, alcohol, tea, coffee must be avoided. All heavy foods must be avoided. As this disease is a result of unhealthy eating habits only, so it can be corrected by making changes in the diet. Medicines are of no use if precautions in diet are not taken.
  • Health is wealth. When you are in pink of of your health, instead of wasting this gift with alcohol, irregular diet and irregular sleep, smoking, try to inculcate discipline in your routine with right food, yoga, pranayam etc.
  • Planet Ayurveda has cured a number of patients suffering from ulcerative colitis by providing them natural and safe treatment along with making the patients aware about the diet and other precautions to be taken during the treatment.
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 webiste: & Download our Android App Planet Aurveda from Google Play Store