How To Treat Ulcers

UlcersWhen painful sores occur in the lining of the stomach or the first part of the small intestine, they are known as ulcers. Ulcers are mainly caused by the Helicobacter pylori bacteria but they can also be caused by excess acid production in the stomach, extensive use of painkillers, heavy consumption of alcohol, lung, liver or kidney diseases and an unhealthy diet. The main symptoms include heartburn, bloating, acidity, nausea, vomiting, a burning and gnawing pain in the middle or upper part of the stomach and weight loss. In severe cases there can be bloody stools and blood in the vomit.

Ulcers should be promptly treated and taken care of otherwise they can perforate the lining of the stomach and lead to serious health issues. Conventional medicines only lead to further digestive problems and aggravate the sensitive lining of the stomach. Natural treatments on the other hand are cheap, effective and have no side effects into the bargain.

Best Ways To Treat Ulcers


Honey possesses innumerable healing and curative powers which are very effective in the treatment of ulcers. Honey is rich in enzymes which produce hydrogen peroxide which kills the harmful bacteria that cause ulcers.


Honey also contains other compounds which soothe and heal the ulcers rapidly. Take one tablespoon of unprocessed honey twice daily. When the pain has subsided, you can reduce the amount to one tablespoon a day.

Cayenne Pepper

Cayenne pepper contains capsaicin which has the ability to protect the stomach from ulcers. Capsaicin also inhibits too much acid production in the stomach and increases protective secretions which provide a protective coating to the stomach lining.

Cayenne Pepper

Capsaicin has also been found to be very effective in protecting the stomach from ulcerations caused by alcohol and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.


It is important to increase the amount of beneficial bacteria in the body so that they can counterattack the disease causing bacteria and prevent the formation of ulcers.

Drink Buttermilk

Churn some homemade curd till the butter floats on the top. Skim the butter and use the remaining buttermilk for drinking. Buttermilk will supply beneficial bacteria as well as essential nutrients to the body and will help to heal the ulcers rapidly.

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Cabbage Juice

Cabbage juice is an age old remedy widely used for treating ulcers. It contains powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties and has huge amounts of vitamin U which can cure ulcers very swiftly. Grate one fresh cabbage and squeeze the mass to extract the juice.

Cabbage Juice

Drink one glass of cabbage juice every morning on a regular basis. Cabbage is also a good source of vitamin C which not only protects the lining of the stomach but also fights the harmful bacteria.

Fenugreek Or Methi Seeds

Fenugreek has been used since time unknown for curing a vast range of diseases and ailments and has a prominent place in ayurvedic medicine. It is well known for its antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and mucilaginous properties.

Soak one teaspoon of fenugreek seeds in half a cup of water overnight. In the morning swallow the seeds with water. Regular use will cure your ulcers very quickly.

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