Herbs for ulcers and gastritis

The most common and well-known herb is chamomile flowers.

With gastric diseases, it is simply irreplaceable. Taking a warm infusion of chamomile internally can solve several problems at once. Such therapy is allowed for children from four years old and adults.

Chamomile flowers have a good antispasmodic and anti-inflammatory effect, relieve inflammation from the walls of the stomach and restore the gastric mucosa. They have analgesic and hemostatic properties.

Chamomile essential oil, when taken orally, reduces the formation of gases, relieves pain, normalizes the functions of the stomach, and reduces inflammation. Also, chamomile infusion increases the secretion of gastric juice, the release of intestinal enzymes. Stimulates appetite.

Chamomile infusion with prolonged use helps to reduce inflammation of the walls of the stomach, provide an analgesic effect, help to establish the secretory functions of the stomach and intestines. For gastritis and gastric ulcer, chamomile is the first appointment for herbal therapy. Take an infusion of chamomile three to four times a day before meals, in a warm form.

Psyllium leaf is often recommended remedy for the treatment of stomach ailments. The leaves of this plant, like a decoction, have a wound-healing, anti-inflammatory, analgesic effect. Plantain leaves can be used fresh by adding them to salads.

Plantain juice has no less useful properties in the treatment of gastritis. It can be taken orally before meals in a diluted form. Juice stimulates intestinal peristalsis, helps relieve inflammation and has a hemostatic and wound healing effect.

Plantain also has a good vitamin composition and is often added to fees to increase the body’s resistance to infections.

Wormwood herb, an indispensable tool for the treatment of gastritis and peptic ulcer. The leaves and twigs of wormwood have many useful properties.

Restore the body’s defenses, help restore the proper secretion of gastric juice, ensure the functioning of the digestive system. Wormwood herb relieves inflammation of the walls of the stomach, has the property of healing ulcers.

It has an analgesic effect and a mild laxative effect.

Take a decoction of wormwood in a warm form before meals three times a day, 100 ml each.

Yarrow grass is a unique representative of the plant world. This plant has the ability to heal internal wounds and bleeding. It has astringent and antispasmodic properties. Has antibacterial activity.

Helps to soothe the pain of gastritis, does not affect the acidity of gastric juice. Heals ulcers on the mucosa. Yarrow herb can be used alone or in any herbal preparation to treat gastritis.

Take a decoction of yarrow before meals in a warm form, three times a day.

Ivan-chai herb has established itself as a plant that helps in the treatment of gastric diseases, including ulcers and gastritis. Its stems and leaves contain a large amount of mucus, which determines its medicinal properties.

A decoction of Ivan – tea has antispasmodic and anti-inflammatory properties, well contributes to the healing of ulcers and wounds of the gastric mucosa. Has an analgesic effect. It is used to stop attacks of peptic ulcer and gastritis with erosions.

When mucus enters the stomach in large quantities, a kind of barrier is created on the surface of the mucosa, which prevents the effects of acids. The only drawback of this plant is that when brewing, it is necessary to withstand the brewing time. It should be two hours.

Otherwise, the mucus contained in the plant is not extracted into the water part. Take this infusion several times a day.

Herb licorice today is one of the new developments in the treatment of gastritis. The composition of the roots of this plant is dominated by mucus, tannins and acids. And these substances have a great effect on the healing of ulcers and relieve inflammation of the gastric mucosa.

Licorice roots have anti-inflammatory and antispasmodic effects, reduce capillary fragility. They have an enveloping and analgesic effect. They can be used as a means of improving metabolism and a mild laxative, in small doses.

Licorice roots can often be found in herbal preparations and teas.

Elecampane roots are used in the treatment of gastritis due to its interesting composition. The composition of this plant contains a substance – allantolactone. It provides the plant with bactericidal and antihelminthic properties.

The anti-inflammatory effect of infusion of elecampane treats gastritis with varying degrees of acidity. Elecampane in tincture is recommended to reduce the increased motor function of the stomach, improves appetite, prevents belching and vomiting. Relieves spasms and pain in the stomach.

Infusion of elecampane roots is applied cold 30 minutes before meals and preferably after consultation with a doctor.

St. John’s wort has a composition indispensable for the treatment of gastritis and peptic ulcer. It contains many organic acids, mineral salts, tannins and saponins.