8 Amazing Home Remedies for Duodenitis

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Home remedies for duodenitis include the use of banana, honey, carrot juice, raw cabbage, food containing high fiber content such as oats, barley, lentils, and fruits rich in vitamin A, such as tomatoes, peaches, and watermelon.

Duodenitis is a condition where there is inflammation in the duodenum, which is located at the start of the small intestine. This condition can cause abdominal pain along with other uncomfortable gastrointestinal symptoms. The main reason for duodenitis can be a bacterial infection in the stomach.

While there are different types of duodenitis, the inflammation almost always causes an irritation of the mucus lining of the duodenum. Precautions need to be taken at all times until it is completely cured. If immediate attention is not given, it can further lead to duodenal ulcers as well. Fortunately, there are various home remedies available that help in relieving the symptoms of duodenitis.

A 2D medical illustration of a stomach affected by duodenitis on a white background

Home Remedies for Duodenitis

Let us look at some of the home remedies for duodenitis in detail:

High Fiber

Foods containing high fiber such as oats, barley, lentils, carrots, beans, and soy products are very good and effective in reducing the cause of the duodenitis.

Chamomile/Dandelion Tea

Drinking cold chamomile tea or lukewarm dandelion tea help heal many kinds of infections. The intake of these teas should be twice a day at proper intervals.

Vitamin A

Fruits rich in vitamin A are effective against duodenitis. Some of these examples are watermelon, peaches, carrot juice, raw cabbage, oranges, and blackberries, as they all reduce the risk of duodenitis.

Yogurt

Yogurt helps to lessen the stomach pain associated with duodenitis. The daily consumption of one bowl of yogurt can help reduce pain and calm down the intestinal system.

Buttermilk

Consumption of buttermilk is the best and simplest remedy for duodenitis. For better results, one can add black pepper powder or cumin seeds powder to a glass of buttermilk and consume this mixture at regular intervals; 2-3 times a day is the recommended dosage.

Lemon

Lemon juice helps to clear the bacteria, thus improving the digestive system. It also removes harmful substances from the stomach and can help cure this condition.

Pomegranate Juice

Half a glass of pomegranate juice with a tablespoon of honey, taken twice a day, can also help cure duodenitis.

Honey

Honey aids in the treatment of duodenitis by helping to reduce the inflammation in the stomach. In case you choose to use honey, make sure you pick raw honey. Make a habit to include honey in meals regularly. It is good for health and helps in keeping a lot of diseases and allergies away.

Things to Avoid

There are a few things which should be completely avoided:

  • Smoking and the intake of alcohol, as it aggravates the chances of developing ulcers
  • Extreme stress levels
  • Anti-inflammatory drugs like aspirin and ibuprofen
  • Excessive amounts of spicy food
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About the Author

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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