When looking for Home Remedies for Ulcers it is quite important to know that for many many years it was believed that ulcers were caused by stress and spicy foods.
But scientific tests have shown that the actual instigator is a bacterium that settles in the mucous layer that protects the stomach and intestines called H. pylori.
Remember that symptoms will vary from person to person and you might only experience some of the symptoms set out below.
Drink a large glass of water, this will help quite rapidly to dilute the acids busy playing havoc in your stomach and flush them out of harm's way.
Bananas are definitely anti-ulcerogenic (ulcerogenic meaning "leading to the production of ulcers") and have long been used as a remedy for treating ulcers.
Bananas stimulate growth of cells and mucuos that help forms a strong barrier between the stomach and the gastric acids.
Gently simmer 1 cup of barley with 2 liters of water for about an hour or until the barley is tender.
Keep topping up the water.
When tender, strain and allow to cool.
Drink a glass or two daily with a squeeze of lemon juice.
The blandness of the barley water helps soothe and heal stomach ulcers.
Dissolve 1 tsp dry anchor yeast in half a cup of luke warm water.
This drink is alkaline and works as a buffer against acids in the stomach.
Long before the discovery of H.pylori, our ancestors were drinking cabbage juice to heal gnawing stomach aches, not knowing at the time that they were in fact using one of nature's natural antibiotics to help destroy this bacteria which weakens the lining of the stomach.
Licorice also goes back for years and years as a traditional folk remedy for ulcers.
It contains glycyrrhizic acid, a compound that is believed to help strengthen the intestinal lining.
Warning: Think twice about self medicating if you have problems
with high blood pressure.
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