Powerful Home Remedies for Duodenal Ulcer

by Meenakshi Nagdeve last updated -

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The home remedies for duodenal ulcer include the use of bananas, honey, carrot juice, raw cabbage, fiber-rich foods like oats, barley, lentils, and fruits rich in vitamin A like tomatoes, peaches, and watermelon.

A duodenal ulcer is a crater which forms when the acid that is naturally produced by the stomach corrodes the lining of the small intestine (duodenum). According to studies, it has been concluded that bacteria is the main reason behind duodenal ulcers. As soon as the bacteria are killed, the ulcers vanish.

If they are not cured within a few days, it can become a serious problem and might need more intensive medical attention. Duodenal ulcers have no particular time frame as far as a cure is concerned. Precautions need to be taken at all times until the ulcers are completely gone. Let us explore some of the best home remedies for duodenal ulcers which can be very handy and one can see immediate results with them.


Home Remedies for Duodenal Ulcer

The following home remedies for duodenal ulcers can be very effective depending on the intensity of the ulcer or the underlying cause:

High Fiber

Fiber-rich foods such as oat, barley, lentils, carrots, beans, and soy products are very effective in reducing duodenal ulcers.

Chamomile/Dandelion Tea

Chamomile tea and dandelion tea are well-known for healing infections. Drink these on a daily basis to help keep your internal system clean and wash away any bacteria, even if you are not suffering from duodenal ulcers.

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Vitamin A

Fruits and vegetables rich in vitamin A should be eaten daily since they can reduce the risk of duodenal ulcers. Some of the best examples are watermelon, peaches, carrot juice, raw cabbage, oranges, and blackberries. You can have these as juices, in salads or as a snack.


Raw honey helps to reduce the inflammation in the stomach and protect your system against many diseases and allergies. Make a habit of including honey in your meals. Spread it on mixed grain bread or use it as a sweetener in tea.

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Meenakshi Nagdeve, Co-Founder, Organic Facts is a health and wellness enthusiast and is responsible for managing it. She has completed the Nutrition And Healthy Living Cornell Certificate Program, Cornell University, US. She holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from IIM Bangalore and B. Tech in Metallurgical Engineering and Materials Science from IIT Bombay. Prior to this, she worked for a few years in IT and Financial services. An ardent follower of naturopathy, she believes in healing with foods. In her free time, she loves to travel and taste different types of teas.

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