Stomach Ulcer – Causes And Its Treatment (12 home remedies to follow)

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Stomach ulcers are sores on lining of your stomach or small intestine. The stomach lining and small intestine have a layer called mucus which protects them from acidic juices. If mucus start to decrease, our digestive juice will eat away the stomach lining or small intestine, which creates pain. Every 1 in 10 person in their life will have stomach ulcer at some point of their life. 

Types of ulcers:-

  • Peptic ulcer
  • Bleeding ulcer
  • Duodenal ulcer

Causes of stomach ulcer

Some main causes of peptic ulcer are :-
  • H. pylori bacteria
  • Painkillers
  • Due to excess acidity in the stomach
  • Zollinger-ellison :- a disease that produce excess stomach acidity

Risk Factors

1) Smoking
2) Taking Alcohol
3) Eating Spicy food
4) Stress
5) Due to family history
6) Radiation treatments to the infected area

Some symptoms of peptic ulcer

1) Burning pain in the stomach during day and night

2) Heartburn

3) Vomiting and nausea

4) Loss of taking food


Now in severe cases Symptoms may include:-

1) Vomiting material that looks dark
2) Severe pain in the person’s stomach
3) Loss in weight of the ulcer patient
4) Dark or black waste material
5) Felling faint anywhere
6) Trouble in breathing
7) Felling of fullness, bloating and bleaching

Some symptoms of bleeding ulcer are:-

1) Person become physically lazy
2) Small breath
3) Fatigue
4) Black and sticky waste material
5) Blood in waste material
6) Blood comes during vomiting

Some symptoms of duodenal ulcer are:-

1) Stomach burn
2) Heartburn
3) Sudden pain in stomach during sleep or in performing any activity
4) Pain after consuming fruits that contains citric acid

Some Remedies to follow

Now here are some of the best home remedies to get rid of stomach ulcers :-

1) Cabbage and carrots

Take 1/2 Cabbage and 2 carrots. Cut the Cabbage and carrots, put both in the mixer, blend it nicely with taking some amount water and extract the juice. Drink 1 cup of this juice. Repeat this after every meal (3 times a day) and before going to bed. Use fresh juice each time, it will help you to get rid of the stomach ulcer (1). 

2) Coconut

Take Coconut milk or water. Drink the Coconut milk or water, repeat this 2-3 times daily minimum for 1 week; it will help you to get rid of stomach ulcer.

3) Coconut oil

Take 1 tablespoon of Coconut oil. Consume the oil 2-3 times daily; repeat this minimum for 1 week. It will help you to get rid of stomach ulcer easily. 

4) Banana

Take 1 fresh banana. Consume the banana or you can make banana shake if you like. Repeat this 3 times daily after every meal and it will help you to get rid of stomach ulcer. 

5) Honey

Take 1 to 2 tablespoon honey. Consume the honey daily on morning without eating anything( empty stomach), as it seems to be cure then make it 1 tablespoon daily. Repeat this daily for minimum 1 week, it will help you to get rid of stomach ulcer.

6) Banana and honey

Take 1-2 bananas and 1- 2 tablespoon of honey. Cut the banana into small pieces and leave it until it gets dry. After that blend the pieces of dry banana perfectly in the mixer and make powder of it. Then mix 2 tablespoon of banana powder with 2 tablespoon of honey and mix it well. Now consume the mixture, repeat this 2-3 times daily minimum for one week, it will help you to get rid of stomach ulcer.

7) Garlic

Garlic is one of best simple home remedy. Take 2-3 Garlic cloves and a cup of water. Now crush the garlic cloves before eating, after crushing put it in your mouth and drink the water. Repeat this process 2 times daily, minimum for a week; it will help you to get rid of stomach ulcer.

8) Aloe Vera

Take 1-2 tablespoon of aloe vera gel or aloe Vera juice and a cup of water. Now mix the aloe vera gel or juice with water perfectly and consume it 2-3 times daily. Repeat this process minimum for a week; it will help you to get rid of stomach ulcer.

9) Almond and milk

Take 2-3 pieces of almonds and a cup of milk. Now put the almonds in the cup of milk and let the almonds soaking the milk for 5 minutes. After that take the almonds out and peel off the almonds skin. Blend the almonds in the mixer and mix it with milk, drink the mixture quickly. Repeat this process 2 times daily, minimum for a week. It will help you to get rid of stomach ulcer.

10) Cucumbers

Take 2 raw cucumbers. Consume those cucumbers or you can make cucumber juice and put it in the refrigerator if you like. Drink it 2 times daily, minimum for a week. It will help you to get rid of stomach ulcer.

11) Ginger and honey

Take 1-2 tablespoon of honey and 1-2 tablespoon of ginger juice. Now mix the mixture of both honey and ginger juice well. Drink this 2 times daily, minimum for a week. It will help you to get rid of stomach ulcer.

12) Water

Water is another very easy home remedy for treating ulcer. Consume 1-2 liters of water daily, it will prevent dehydration and reduce stomach pain. Water will help you to get rid of stomach ulcer easily.



These are the best home remedies which will help the ulcer patient. However, this article acts as information, and are not for medical reasons, therefore you must go for a doctor for long term relief. I hope these remedies will help you and make you free from pain.

Stomach ulcer diet

There are some foods which can help you to get rid of stomach ulcers and there are also some foods which will increase it. So today we will tell you about what you should avoid and what shouldn’t (2). 
To avoid:-
  • Coffee and tea:- coffee and tea both contains caffeine and cause indigestion, gas and pain in your stomach.
  • Spices:- eating too much of spices or spicy food can make your ulcer worse. Avoid it as quickly.
  • Smoking and alcohol: – smoking and alcohol produce acid in the stomach, which cause severe pain in your stomach and is also very bad for your lungs and liver.
  • Acidic food: – fruits and vegetables which contain citric acid like Orange, lemon and tomato are very bad for your stomach during ulcer.
  • Red meat: – red meat increases the fat. As fat take time to digest, due to which more acid is release in the stomach to make it digest and which produce serious pain.
  • Dairy products: – dairy products also increase fat and can make your ulcer worse.

What To eat if you are suffering from stomach ulcer :-

  • Apple
  • Anti-caffeine green tea
  • Oats
  • Turmeric and carrots
  • Boil chicken
  • Cabbage, broccoli and cauliflower
  • Berries like blackberry, blueberry, strawberry and raspberry
  • Olive oil
  • Green veggies like spinach and raw banana
  • Take 5 small-small meals instead of 3 big meals a day

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