New Delhi: Ulcerative colitis (UC) is a chronic disease that causes inflammation and ulcers in the digestive tract.
People who are suffering from the disease usually take medication throughout their lives to prevent relapse, reduce the risk of colorectal cancer and improve the quality of their lives.
If you are suffering from mild to moderate UC, then you can get trying herbal remedies instead of medicine to get relief from the pain.
Because of its anti-inflammatory properties, it is said that aloe vera helps in relieving the pain dealing with a chronic condition like UC.
Wheat grass juice
Wheat grass juice has been used for treating various gastrointestinal and other ailments for over 30 years now. Studies have found that fresh wheat grass juice is effective in drastically reducing the symptoms of UC and also help reduce the severity of rectal bleeding.
Curcumin is a compound in turmeric with anti-inflammatory properties which can reduce the acid secretion from the stomach and protect against injuries such as inflammation along the stomach or intestinal walls and ulcers.
The fruit contains a component called bromelain, which acts as a digestive aid and also has anti inflammatory properties. Studies have found that this component can also be effective in fighting against inflammation caused by UC.