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How Are Stomach Ulcers Treated With Naturopathy?

Stomach ulcers are erosions in the lining of the stomach, resulting due to irritation. The condition is characterized by a wide variety of symptoms, such as nausea, loss of appetite, vomiting and abdominal pain. It is often caused by H. pylori, a type of bacteria. Numerous individuals suffer due to this condition. Bacterial stomach ulcer is generally cured with medicines, such as antibiotics. However, these often give rise to various harmful side effects. Naturopaths use all-natural ways to treat stomach ulcers, and the methods generally include the following:

Licorice root: Adding this Root to the daily diet can work wonders in ulcer treatment. This root works as an anti-inflammatory agent and can fight against the H. pylori bacteria which give rise to ulcer. It can support the lining of the stomach and lower the amount of stomach acid. Naturopaths refer patients to drink tea made of this root or chew DGL or deglycyrrhizinated licorice before going to bed or while eating.

Herbs: Most naturopaths recommend the use of various herbs, such as golden seal root and slipper elm, in order to reduce swelling and combat bacteria. These also strengthen the body, and boost the immune system.

Vitamin C: Vitamin C has been found to boost the immune system and make people stronger in health. It has been found that people with higher Vitamin C levels in their bloodstream are less vulnerable to H. pylori bacterial infections. If you are suffering from ulcers, naturopaths are likely to recommend you to add enough Vitamin C-rich foods into your daily diet, which include red bell peppers, strawberries and oranges. You can also consider taking supplements of Vitamin C on a daily basis, according to the dosage instructions of a qualified naturopath. Other vitamins, such as beta carotene and Vitamin A, can also support the stomach lining.

Aloe Vera gel: It is found to be quite curative and soothing for the intestinal lining. Patients can benefit by consuming 1 tsp of Aloe Vera gel for two times every day. You can find it available for purchase at local health food stores as well as over online stores.

Raw cabbage juice: It is another effective cure for ulcer patients. Consuming it twice a day, once in the morning and once at night, can provide you with faster relief from ulcer problems. Raw cabbage, which can be purchased fresh, can be added to other foods in the form of salads.

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