Herbal Remedies For Gastritis Treatment

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GastritisIf you have gastritis and need relief from pain and inflammation, herbal remedies can help you. Herbs are rich in vitamins and minerals, in addition to having many healing properties. They have been used for hundreds of years as traditional medicine for treating many problems. Now modern science has made our belief in them stronger by showing their efficacy in curing gastritis. This blog discusses some easy herbal alternatives for the condition.


 


 


Few Home Remedies For Gastritis 


  • Stress can cause severe gastritis in many individuals. Lemongrass oil helps to soothe and calm those nerves, helping to reduce severity of gastritis. It can be added to tea, fruit juices, hot soup and curries.



  • Chamomile is yet another herb that is useful because it lowers inflammatory response while also killing harmful bacteria in the stomach. Herbal tea with chamomile extract is available.



  • Mint the most commonly used herb, has cooling and soothing menthol which is also anti bacterial. It reduces irritation, burning and acidity. Fresh leaves, powdered mint, capsules and mint tea can be used.



  • The natural mucilage present in marshmallow root is helpful as it forms a protective layer on the stomach lining and reduces inflammation.



  • Ginger is a good option as it is a natural anti inflammatory agent and reduces flatulence and improves digestion. Fresh ginger juice is preferred to tablets and capsules. It can be incorporated into tea and juices.



  • Garlic not only adds great flavor to meals but also helps to kill bacteria that cause ulcers in the stomach. It can also reduce pain and inflammation.


 


Tips For Managing Gastritis Naturally


  • Consume a diet rich in vitamin C which helps to heal the ulcers and the stomach lining.



  • Iron supplements can be used if there is excessive bleeding from ulcers.



  • Avoid highly spiced and oily meals.



  • Limit carbonated beverages, alcohol and caffeine as they can increase discomfort.



  • Sip on plenty of water and consume smaller, more frequent meals.


 


The herbs mentioned above will help in the management of gastritis and reduce its recurrence. Talk to your doctor if the symptoms persist. 


 


Image Credit magazine.ayurvediccure.com


 


 


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