The chronic colitis is one of the most common diseases of the gastrointestinal tract. The word colitis comes from the Greek "kolon" - colon, and the suffix "it" - inflammation. That is, colitis bowel - disease, which is the inflammatory in nature and affects the lining.

Causes and symptoms

The symptoms of chronic colitis: a rumbling in the stomach, bloating after eating, pain in the right and left upper quadrant, violation of the chair (constipation or diarrhea), etc. With acute disease can increase the temperature up to 37-38 C, you will see a General weakness, pain in the abdomen, nausea, vomiting and other unpleasant sensations.
The main causes of colitis:
- insufficient treatment of acute colitis;
- the impact of infectious factor (Shigella dysenteriae, Salmonella and
other bacteria and enteric viruses);
- chronic poisoning salts of mercury, lead, arsenic, zinc, copper, phosphorus and so on;
- negative influence of drugs (drug-induced colitis);
- disease of liver, pancreas, stomach, small intestine.

"Medicinal products" for bowel

To get rid of chronic colitis, first of all you need to eliminate the causes of the disease. Besides, it is necessary to normalize the power. And also widely used medicinal plants, which can reduce or completely prevent the influence of these factors.
To eliminate the symptoms of colitis help famous and popular in Ukraine vegetables, berries and fruit. In particular, the juice of beetroot. It should take 50 ml 3 times a day before meals. Well affects the intestines pumpkin. It is advisable to take every day for 100-300 g of raw pumpkin flesh or 300 -500 g of boiled.
Popular wisdom says: "Apple for dinner - and the doctor is not needed". In England medical power of this fruit is expressed in the saying: "Every eaten Apple distances from the visit of the doctor". Indeed, Apple is the real source of very valuable food and medicinal substances. The most important of them - the pectins. They have detoxifying properties due to its ability to bind harmful substances and remove them from the body. Fresh apples are good in spastic constipation due to the presence fiber and pectin. Baked apples use at chronic constipation - they dilute the contents of the intestines, increasing its peristalsis. For pectins is typical of antimicrobial action, and also the property to remove radionuclides from the body. By the way, Apple juice is an excellent tool for atherosclerosis, gout, Gioachino gastritis. Therefore we can conclude: the daily use of one Apple will contribute to the improvement of the functions of the various organs of the human body.

Phytotherapy chronic colitis

In chronic colitis help are:
- infusion stems or broth of a bark of an alder grey or black: 3 tablespoons of raw materials, pour 400 ml of boiled water, bring to boil, to insist 2 hours, to take 100 ml 4 times a day before meals;
- infusion dry skins watermelon ordinary: 50 to 100 g of raw materials, pour 500 ml boiling water, leave to cool, drink 100 ml 6 times a day before meals;
- infusion of the herb Hypericum perforatum: 3 tablespoons of raw materials, pour 500 ml boiling water, boil 10 minutes, to insist 2 hours, to take 100 ml 3 times a day after meals;
- St. John's wort tincture: raw materials, pour a 40% solution of ethyl alcohol in the ratio 1:5, leave for 10 days, to accept on 10 drops 3 times a day;
- infusion flower baskets nails medicinal: 2 tablespoons of raw materials, pour 400 ml of boiled water, to insist 1 hour, to filter, to take 100 ml 4 times a day;
- calendula tincture: chopped raw materials pour a solution of 70% ethyl alcohol, in a ratio of 1:10, to insist 7 days, shaking twice a day, to use 15-20 drops 4 times a day;
- tincture tansy: 10 g (1 tbsp) of raw materials, pour 500 ml boiling water, bring to a boil for 30 minutes, take 50-100 ml for 20 minutes before a meal;
- liqueur inflorescences tansy: 50 g of raw materials pour 200 ml of Muscat wines, leave for 8 days in a dark place, strain, take 30 ml 3 times a day 20 minutes before a meal; tincture of inflorescences tansy: 25 g of raw material mix 100 ml of 70% ethanol, leave for 8 days in a dark place, strain, take 30 drops 3 times a day 20 minutes before a meal;
powder from inflorescences tansy: dry raw materials pulverize, take 2-3 grams (half a teaspoon) 3 times a day for 20 minutes before eating. The powder can be eaten with honey.

Chamomile is a special plant

Chamomile has a special place in therapy of inflammatory diseases of the digestive system. Anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, anti-allergic, wound healing effect of this plant due to the concentration of essential oils, and such substances as chamazulene. Analgesic and spasmolytic effects of plants caused by the content of glycosides.
To eliminate the symptoms of colitis camomile is used in various forms. In particular, in the form of broth: 3 tablespoons of raw materials, pour 500 ml boiling water, bring to boil, to insist 2 hours, strain, drink 100 ml 4 times a day before meals. It is better to make each dose fresh.
Useful and chamomile infusion: 4 tablespoons of raw materials, pour 500 ml of cold boiled water, leave for 10 hours, strain, drink 100 ml 4 times a day. Infusion or decoction can be used for mikroklizm: 100 ml to enter in a direct gut at night (the solution temperature 36 C).

If bother diarrhea

If colitis with frequent diarrhea, then such charges are recommended:
- the color of the bird cherry tree ordinary 10 g, chamomile flowers - 30 g, peppermint leaves - 30 grams, leaves cranberries - 30, 2 tablespoons collection pour 500 ml boiling water, bring to boil, to insist 1 hour, to filter, drinking 50 ml 6 times a day before meals. From this infusion can be done at night microclysters (warm enter 50-100 ml rectum);
- plantain leaves -30 g, peppermint leaves -30 g herb Hypericum perforatum - 30 g, chamomile flowers - 30 g, flowers, bird cherry tree ordinary -10 g (cooking and eating as in the previous recipe);
- chamomile flowers - 100 g, peppermint leaves - 50 g, leaves Melissa officinalis - 50 g, hop cones - 50 g, grass Basilica - 50 g, roots Valerian - 50 g, the fruits of anise ordinary - 50, 2 tablespoons collection pour 600 ml of boiling water, cook for 1 minutes, to insist 1 hour, to drink 80 ml 6 times a day for 15 minutes before eating and after 30 minutes after a meal;
- berries of a bilberry - 15 g, leaves of plantain - 15 g, rhizome Highlander serpentine - 15 g, grass moss Icelandic 10 g, the roots lapchatki pryamostoyaschih 10 g, chamomile flowers - 10, 2 tablespoons collection pour 500 ml of cold boiled water and boil for 5 minutes, to insist 2 hours, to take 3-4 times a day for 30 minutes before eating (F. I. Mamchur)
- blueberry - 20 g, the roots lapchatki pryamostoyaschih - 20 g, the roots of medicinal Burnet - 30 g, plantain leaves - 20 g, the roots of marshmallow - 20 g, grass ochanki drug - 20, 1 tablespoon of the collection pour 250 ml of water, boil on low heat for 10 minutes, then add a tablespoon of marshmallow root, leave for 4 hours. Drink 50 ml 3-4 times a day for 30 minutes before eating (Y.S. scientist)

As to ease constipation

- Grass pepper water - 150 g, bottlebrush herbs - 50 g, a root okopnika drug - 50 g, bark krushiny fragile - 50 g, chamomile flowers - 50 g, leaves of plantain - 50, 2 tablespoons collection pour 600 ml of boiling water, cook for 1 minutes, to insist 1 hour, to take 50 ml 6 times a day for 15 minutes before eating and after 30 minutes after eating (D. P. Pamukoff, X. 3. Achterdiek).

Help with ulcerative colitis

When ulcerative colitis treatment is the same as when chronic colitis. In addition, we recommend charges of medicinal plants:
- peppermint leaves - 20 g, chamomile flowers - 20 g, rhizome Highlander serpentine - 20 g, grass lapchatki goose - 20 g, grass of the shepherd's bag - 20 g, herb Hypericum perforatum - 20, 4 tablespoons of the mixture pour 1000 ml of boiling water, bring to boil, to insist 1 hour, strain, take 100 ml of 6 times per day for 20-30 minutes before meals.
50 ml of infusion, dilute 50 ml of boiled water and to enter in a direct gut at night, alternating with the introduction of 50 ml sea-buckthorn oil. If a person does not tolerate sea buckthorn oil, you can enter the broth, flax seed, mucus which promotes healing of ulcers

Help enema

For therapeutic enema collection can be applied plant: roots of marshmallow - 20 g, leaves watch three leaf - 50 g herb Hypericum perforatum - 40 g, calendula flowers drug - 30 g, the roots lapchatki pryamostoyaschih - 20 g, flax seed planting - 30 g, eucalyptus leaves spherical -10, 1 tablespoon of the collection pour 500 ml boiling water, boil 10 minutes, to insist 30 minutes, drain, to enter into the rectum 100 ml, 2 times a day (with E. A. Ladynina, R. S. Morozov).

Ivan CHEKMAN, Professor.