Gastric Ulcer Overview:
H. pylori infection and NSAID use are the main consideration for the cause of peptic ulcer disease.
- Treatment needs to be fast action
- Stronger meds or herbs will be needed
- Often involves Helicobacter pylori bacteria.
1. Protect And Initiate The Healing Of The Gastric And Duodenal Mucosa
Using mucilaginous herbs will enhance mucus healing and protection. Best taken before a meal.
- Astringents (Gentle)
2. Eradicate H. pylori And Support The Immune Function.
Use immunomodulators and antibacterials. High resin containing herbs are generally preferred for this.
3. Improve Digestive Functioning
Focus on improving the microcirculation of the stomach and digestive tract. Spasmolytics and carminatives (low dose) to improve gastric motility.
- Microcirculation enhancers
4. Improve The Balance between PSNS And SNS
5. Avoid Irritants To The Mucosa
6. Reduce The Effects Of Stress
Herbs For Gastric Ulcer:
- Filipendula ulmaria
- Calendula officinalis
- Hydrastis canadensis
- Gotu kola
- Althaea officinalis
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