Duodenal ulcer is an ulcer that appears on the upper part of the small intestine that is called duodenum. It can appear as a raw area or as an open sore. The normal passage of the food is through the mouth and esophagus into the stomach. When the food that came to stomach passes to duodenum, that produces mucus and chemicals that have the role to protect the tissues and surface from acid. The duodenum ulcer occurs when the acid damages the protection and breaks the lining of the duodenum.
The main factors contributing to this phenomenon are overeating and taking heavy foods or spicy food, but also a large quantity of alcohol, coffee and smoking. However, it is possible to appear after using some drugs, food poisoning, certain infections, but also because of emotional disorders, stress and nervousness.
Natural cures for duodenal ulcer
There are several things that we alone can do in order to reduce the symptoms of this condition. One of the natural remedies of duodenal ulcer is the treatment with banana. Banana contains, compound that is for now unknown, and for which it has been proven to be effective in the fight against duodenal ulcers. Banana neutralizes acidity in the stomach and reduces irritation of mucous tissues. It is recommended to take two bananas a day with a glass of milk.
Apple leaf is also one of the natural remedies that are good in the fight against duodenal ulcer. 15 grams of leaves should be soaked over night with 250 milliliters of water. In the morning, the water is taken as a drink. This treatment should be repeated a few weeks in order to eliminate pain and discomfort. This potion reduces inflammation and helps in healing ulcers. Peptic Ulcer treatment using Lime is important, because citric acid along with mineral salts helps digestion. Cabbage is also a natural remedy that has great benefit in the fight against ulcers. It is very healthful in the form of juice that comes from pressing the raw cabbage. However, as this juice is very strong, it is best used in conjunction with the juice of carrot.
Drumstick is a tree that grows mostly in India and leaves of this tree are also used in the treatment of ulcers. Every day 10 grams of leaves mixed with half cup of sour milk should be consumed. Juices obtained by squeezing raw vegetables, cabbage and carrot are very useful in the treatment of ulcers. Carrot juice may be taken alone or in combination with spinach or cucumber.