How to Manage Ulcerative Colitis with Herbal Remedies

This will explain how to handle an Ulcerative Colitis flare up without having to head to the doctor for steroids.

Steps

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    At the first sign of an attack, take 3 30xNux Vomica[1] and 3 30x Lycopodium Clavatum pellets every 5 minutes until you feel your gut start to relax.
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    Increase electrolyte intake – generally you are losing a lot of electrolytes.
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    Start with Slippery Elm.[2] Once you are used to it, you can take up to 6 capsules three times a day, or a heaping tablespoon mixed with water twice a day. Slippery elm will help make up for the inflammation that is occurring in your intestines
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    2 capsules a day Marshmallow Root[3] – this is to calm the inflammation of the mucosa.
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    Stop all caffeine, alcohol and refined sugars – you need to slow down and cool down your stomach. **THIS IS CRUCIAL. YOU MUST ADJUST YOUR DIET.
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    If possible, switch to a diet of soups, well cooked veggies and meats, and whole grains. Avoid all fried, processed and fatty foods, as they usually make the problem worse.
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    If the attack has not slowed down by the next day, make an acupuncture appointment. One treatment will usually stop the attack.
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    Take slippery elm at high dose for at least a week after the attack has calmed down.

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