How to Cure Ulcer Naturally

Ulcers are small sores developed in the lining of the stomach and small intestine. Generally speaking, when ulcers develop you should not worry much because a lot of people have sores in their stomach and intestine. However, if the sores start building up and cause a lot of symptomatic issues you need to consult your primary health care provider. If untreated, ulcers can develop into cancer.

It is believed that that 2.4-6.1 percent people are suffering from ulcers. Ulcer is actually gastrointestinal disorder, which means it is primarily a disease of digestive system. Ulcers can be caused by various things. One of the primary causes of ulcer is gastritis. When gastritis is untreated for a long time, sores develop in your stomach and intestine and cause ulcers. Other causes of ulcers are excess smoking and drinking, stress, digestive issues, medication, especially antibiotic, etc. Medical science has various treatment methods for ulcers, first a doctor performs endoscopy and checks your esophagus, stomach, and first part of the small intestine. Based on the severity of condition, you will be recommended various medications.

By the way, there are also various natural remedies that can not only alleviate your conditions but also cure your ulcer. The most important part of natural remedies is your diet. For ulcer condition, you should strictly avoid eating foods with acidic quality and focus on eating foods with alkalizing properties. You also need to eat regularly as keeping your stomach empty for long will make ulcer worse.

Here are a couple of home remedies for ulcer. Since these are natural remedies, you can try and there are no side effects. These remedies are primarily diet based remedies. Instead of herbs and other medicines, you will be required to eat certain foods to cure ulcers.

1. Cabbage

If you have to make a list of vegetables based on their health value, cabbage will probably top the list. Cabbage is not only nutritional vegetable, but also a food with medicinal value. Native healers have been using cabbage to treat various gastrointestinal disorders since a long time. Modern medical science has also performed studies on cabbage. It was discovered that when about a liter of cabbage juice was administered to the ulcer patients for 10 days, the ulcer was cured. Modern medicine has been recommending cabbage juice for gastrointestinal disorders like ulcer, gastritis etc. since long time.

2. Honey

Honey is widely used in Traditional Indian Medicine, Traditional Chinese Medicine, other indigenous healing methods around the world. Ayurveda has used honey in treating various diseases including gastrointestinal disorders like ulcer. There are evidence that honey has been found highly beneficial for cancer patients that’s because honey has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, thus is gd as easing pain, swelling, and treating wounds. Studies have found that honey is very effective in fighting H. pylori virus, one of the main causes of the ulcer. Thus honey prevents sores from developing in the stomach and intestines.

3. Garlic

If the primary cause of ulcer is bacteria and virus, you should take garlic regularly. Studies have found garlic to be very effective in harmful microbes due to its antimicrobial and antibacterial properties. Studies performed in animals discovered that garlic can substantially reduce ulcers and even prevents ulcers from further developing. Two cloves of garlic with a glass of water in the morning helps in treating ulcers.

4. Ginger

Ginger is also highly beneficial in treating ulcers because of its antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties. Mix one teaspoon of ginger powder in a glass of warm water and add honey to taste. Drink this formulation in the evening after meal.

5. Turmeric:

If you have to make a list of everyday spices and common herbs based on their medicinal properties, probably turmeric will appear on the top. You can use turmeric to treat various disorders from common cold, cough to pain, diabetes, heart disease, and ulcers. The main compound in the turmeric is curcumin, which gives the yellow color to the turmeric. This compound is highly beneficial in various conditions. It not only has high antioxidant properties but also has anti inflammatory, and anti bacterial, and antiviral properties. Studies have found that turmeric can cure ulcer completely without other medications.

6. Aloe Vera:

Aloe Vera is multi purpose herb. It can be used as cosmetic as well as medicine. In fact a lot of cosmetic products, from shampoo to body lotion contains aloe vera. Aloe vera is also popular with herbal remedies and native healers. Aloe vera is good for gastro intestine disorders as well as blood pressure, diabetes, etc. Aloe vera has anti bacterial and antiviral properties. In many families applying aloe gel on cuts and burns is very common to stop infection and heal the wound. Studies performed to check whether aloe vera has anything to do with ulcer, it was discovered that drinking aloe juice or eating aloe gel regularly not only cured ulcers but also stopped the chances of ulcer being developed further.


You can try these home remedies if you have milder symptoms. These are proven methods that have been tried since ages. However, if you have severe condition, consult your GP.

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  1. Are there any scientific studies that connect these foods qith ulcer cure? I am asking this becausw I have someone in the family with ulcer.If these foods cure ulcer, I would like to recommend to my relative

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