Peptic ulcer is condition of sore in lining of digestive system. If the ulcer is present in stomach then it is called gastric ulcer and in duodenum, it is called duodenal ulcers. There are various symptoms of this medical condition. The most common symptom is burning pain in stomach that comes and goes for a few days or weeks. The pain is also felt when stomach is empty. There might be some other symptoms such as weight loss, low appetite, nausea, vomiting etc. In Ayurveda, there are several medicine that are useful in treating peptic ulcers. Here is given such 5 useful medicines.
Avipattikar Churna is OTC and safe medicine. It is an antacid that neutralizes stomach acidity and gives relief hyperacidity. Its regular use controls excessive acidity, and heals ulcers. Avipattikara Churna also gives relief in weak digestion, constipation, indigestion and piles. It can be taken in a dose of 3-6 gms with water/honey/milk.
Sutshekhar Ras (with Swarna/Swarnayukt)
Sutshekhar Ras is herbomineral medicine that can be taken to treat peptic ulcer. The dosage of this medicine is 1 tab twice a day with honey/misri.
Kamdudha ras (Moti yukt)
Kamdudha ras is an ayurvedic medicine prepared by mixing moti pisthi, praval pisthi, muktapisthi, kauri bhasma, shanka bhasma, and giloy satva. It is cool in nature and useful in curing Pitta and excessive hyperacidity. It is good remedy for peptic ulcer.
Leelavilas rasa is another good medicine for peptic ulcer. It can be taken in a dose of 1 tablet twice a day with honey/Dadimavaleha/Kushmandaavaleha/ Durva juice/ Chayvanprash or amla juice.
Amlapittantak lauh medicine is indicated in the treatment of various diseases related to Amlapitta. It should be taken in a dose of 1-2 tab twice a day.