Home Remedies to treat Stomach Ulcers

Ulcers can occur on the surface of an organ or a tissue of a human body in the form of erosion or an open sore. The main organs or tissues where ulcers can occur are as follows.

  • Stomach
  • Esophagus
  • Duodenum

Stomach ulcers are one of the most commonly occurring types of ulcers. They are formed on the upper lining of the stomach and the intestines when they get irritated by the strong digestive acids. The common symptoms associated with stomach ulcers are as follows.

  • Lack of appetite
  • Bloating
  • Heartburn
  • Belching
  • Vomiting
  • Dark blood in the stool

While it is best to consult with a medical practitioner for better treatment of stomach ulcers, we have gathered a few natural home remedies to treat stomach ulcers.

Cabbage Juice

Cabbage is one of the proven natural ingredients that aid in the treatment of stomach ulcers.

Cabbage is a lactic food that aids in the production of amino acids which in turn stimulates the blood flow for the stomach lining that aids in the healing of it.

In addition to this, cabbage is enriched with Vitamin C which helps the body to fight better against the H. Pylori bacterium infection.

It is best to drink cabbage juice in case a person suffers from stomach ulcers.


The treatment of stomach ulcers is aided by bananas as they promote the cellular proliferation of the stomach. Bananas are also packed with certain nutritional compounds which help the body fight well against the H. Pylori bacterium which causes the ulcer growth in the stomach. In addition to these nutritional properties of bananas help the body to fight against inflammation caused by the ulcers as well as strengthens the stomach lining.

Eating ripe and unripe bananas are equally beneficial in the treatment of stomach ulcers.

A person suffering from stomach ulcers should incorporate 3 bananas daily in their diet.

Garlic Cloves

Garlic is another one of the proven ingredients to treat stomach ulcers.

Garlic is enriched with sulfur compounds that have the following properties.

  • Antioxidant
  • Antibacterial
  • Anti-inflammatory

All of the above-stated properties of garlic help the body in keeping the ulcer-causing H. pylori infections at bay.

  • A person suffering from ulcers should eat 3 cloves of crushed garlic daily with a glass of normal water. It is best to eat the garlic on an empty stomach.

Licorice Root

Licorice root of the Licorice plant has been used since ancient times in treating various disorders of stomach and stomach ulcer is one of them.

The main compound in the licorice root is Glycyrrhizin. When the licorice root is consumed by a person it is turned into the Glycyrrhizin acid which is absorbed by the blood really quickly. Once absorbed, it allows the body to fight well against the ulcer-causing H. Pylori.

  • Mix 1 tbsp of licorice root powered in 1 cup of water and boil it for few minutes. Let it cool down and strain the liquid. Drink this licorice root tea on an empty stomach for a few days

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