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Alternative Treatments for Ulcerative colitis

Alternative and complementary therapies list for Ulcerative colitis:

Alternative treatments, complementary therapeutic options, or home remedies that have been listed in various sources as possibly helpful for Ulcerative colitis may include:

  • Folate
  • Glutamine
  • Butyrate
  • Boswellia
  • Turmeric
  • Vitamin E
  • Multivitamin supplement
  • Multimineral supplement
  • Iron
  • Liquid diet during acute stage
  • Omega-3 fatty acids
  • Probiotics
  • Bland food
  • Reduce dietary fat
  • Reduce fiber during acute stage
  • Avoid milk
  • Yoga
  • Meditation
  • Breathing exercise
  • Mind-body exercise
  • Visualization therapy
  • PABA (Para-aminobenzoic acid)
  • Grape seed extract
  • NAC (N-acetylcysteine)
  • Vitamin C
  • Licorice (deglycyrrhizinated form, or DGL)
  • Peppermint tea
  • Chamomile tea
  • Marshmallow tea
  • Quercetin
  • Ayurvedic herbal remedy
  • Licorice root enema
  • Bilva, water and ghee enema
  • Ashoka, water and ghee enema
  • Sandalwood, water and ghee enema
  • Coconut oil enema
  • Apple juice
  • Apple puree with nutmeg and ghee
  • Avoid hot, spicy food
  • Avoid alcohol
  • Stop smoking
  • Ayurvedic cleansing program (panchakarma)
  • Salba seeds and salba seed oil

Unlabelled Alternative Drug Treatments

These alternative drug therapies have been listed by various sources as possible alternative treatments for Ulcerative colitis:

Warning About Alternative Treatments

Always check with your doctor or qualified medical professional before using any alternative or complementary treatment, or before stopping or changing any other treatment to use alternative approaches. Some treatments or preventatives may be of dubious value, and certain alternative treatments can be dangerous in some cases.

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