Best Alternatives to Mesalamine for Ulcerative Colitis


In recent studies, examined that lifestyle plays an essential role and it is a common cause which affects human health. On the other hand, many people follow unhealthy diets. Due to this several diseases are rising day by day which include heart disease, liver disease, diabetes, obesity, Crohn’s disease and many others. For healthy well being we have to follow a nutritious diet and healthy lifestyle for better improvement of our health. Ulcerative colitis, a type of Crohn’s disease that is characterized by inflammation in the colon and rectm, initially it begins in the rectum and then spreads upward. Mesalmine is the finest treatment for patients with mild to moderate UC conditions. Apart from medications, ayurvedic medicine is also effective for curing ulcerative colitis. In this article we are going to discuss ulcerative colitis, its cause, symptoms, diagnosis and alternatives of mesalamine medication which are offered by planet ayurveda.

Ayurveda and Ulcerative Colitis


Ulcerative colitis is a form of inflammatory bowel disease that causes inflammation and sores (Ulcers) in the digestive system. This condition is similar to Crohn’s disease. Ulcerative colitis occurs in the inner lining of your intestine (Colon) and rectum. Mainly these both organs are inflamed when ulcerative colitis occurs. Sometimes, it causes cramping, urgency and diarrhea with blood. The inflammation generally begins in the rectum which is close to the anus. This inflammation builds small sores which sometimes produce bleeding and discharge mucus and pus. Ulcerative colitis can occur in any age but it generally initiates between the age group of 15 and 3o and very less chances between 50 to 70 years of age. Ulcerative colitis condition can be treated by using allopathic and ayurvedic treatments. In addition, ayurveda helps a lot to treat this inflammatory bowel disease.

Types Of Ulcerative Colitis

  1. Ulcerative Proctitis– In this condition rectum and lower part of the colon get inflamed.
  2. Ulcerative Pancolitis– Entire colon is affected in it.
  3. Distal or Limited Colitis– Left side of colon is disturbed.

Symptoms Of Ulcerative Colitis

Here we discuss initial symptoms of Ulcerative colitis which may include:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Weight Loss
  • Fatigue
  • Anaemia ( Decreased red blood cell )
  • Nausea
  • Bowel Movement or Diarrhea

Some additional signs may also include:

  • Mouth Ulcers
  • Rashes on skin
  • Liver Disorders
  • Loss of nutrients and fluids
  • Bleeding, pus and mucus
  • Red irritated eyes
  • Joint Pain
  • Rectal Pain
  • Dehydration
  • Children’s growth failure

Causes Of Ulcerative Colitis

The accurate causes of ulcerative colitis remains undetermined. Formerly, Stress and diet were questionable. But now several studies have defined that these factors may increase but are not responsible for ulcerative colitis.

One possible cause is dysfunctioning of the immune system. When your immune system is trying to fight against bacteria or viruses, an abnormality of the immune causes the immune system to affect the cells in the digestive system. Moreover, heredity also plays a role in causing ulcerative colitis in those people who have family members with this condition.

Certain Risk Factors

  • Age- This Condition can occur in any age but it is general at 15 to 13 years age group.
  • Environmental Factors- Various antigen, bacteria, virus may cause immune system.
  • Ethnicity- If you are of Askenzi jewish descent, you have higher risk of occuring this condition.
  • Genetics- Specific genes may also increase the chances of UC.

How Can I Diagnose Ulcerative Colitis?

Various tests can be helpful to find out the possible disease and condition which include crohn’s disease, IBD, infections and ulcerative colitis. Following are the test which will help you to identify your medical condition:

  1. CT scan of pelvis and abdomen
  2. Blood Test
  3. Colonoscopy
  4. Stool Test
  5. X- ray
  6. Sigmoidoscopy
  7. Biopsy

Dietary recommendations for treating Ulcerative Colitis

Foods to Consume

  • Less fiber foods like cooked fruits and bananas
  • Non cruciferous vegetables include Potato, asparagus and cucumber
  • Lean protein food source like egg, tofu, chicken, fish and lean pork.
  • Refined grains involve oatmeal, white pasta, certain breads and white rice.

Foods to Avoid

  • Alcohol
  • Nuts
  • Caffeine
  • Fried Food
  • Spicy Food
  • Dairy Products
  • Fruits with seed and skin

What are Mesalmine best alternatives as per Ayurveda?

Mesalamine is a drug which is used to treat mild to moderate Ulcerative colitis and it is also helpful to improve symptoms of Ulcerative colitis. According to ayurveda, Ulcerative colitis is a condition of purisha vaha srotas which is caused by pitta pradhana vata dosha. Ayurveda’s panchakarma therapy, dietary regime, lifestyle medications and herbal remedies for ulcerative colitis plays an essential role to frequently detoxify and rejuvenate the digestive tract, control rectal bleeding, inflammation and cure the soreness.

At PLANET AYURVEDA we offer the best alternative of mesalamine which is effective for the treatment of Ulcerative conditions. Our healing method of Ulcerative colitis is mainly focused on the curing of sores and restoring the basic functions of the colon and improving the overall health of the digestive system. Planet ayurveda’s treatment involves marvelous herbal remedies which are Kutaj Ghan Vati And Vatsakadi Churna and are suitable alternatives of mesalamine. These ayurvedic formulations are prepared by strictly following guidelines and principles of ayurveda which has been used from ancient times. These herbal formulations are prepared from the extracts of herbs without using any chemical, additives, color , artificial preservatives.

Product’s Description and Dosage

1. Kutaj Ghan Vati

It is an amazing herbal remedy which is very effective for the treatment of Ulcerative colitis, irritable bowel syndrome, diarrhea and dysentery and also useful for maintaining proper functioning of intestines. Kutaj Ghan vati capsules are herbal formulations which are offered by planet ayurveda and are formed from the natural kutaj (Wrightia dysenterica) herb. It shows instant results that are similar to allopathic medicines. The processing and packaging of these tablets are done under the best technology. Regular use of these tablets can reduce the risk and symptoms of ulcerative colitis.

Direction For Use:

  • For Adults: 2-4 tablets twice a day with normal water after meals.
  • For Children: 1-2 tablets per day or as prescribed.

2. Vatsakadi Churna

The ayurvedic remedy vatsakadi churna is 100 % pure or prepared without using any chemical, binder, filler, color and artificial additives. Vatsak (Holarrhena antidysenterica) is a natural herb which contains anti dysentery properties. This churna contains several other ingredients such as Sauf (Foeniculum Vulgare), Bilva (Aegle marmelos), Dhania (Coriandrum sativum), Jaiphal (Myrsitrica fragrans), Anar (Punica granatum) and many other herbs. Ulcerative colitis and its possible symptoms has been treated regularly using Vatsakadi churna. This herbal churna is beneficial for stomach functioning and good digestion.


  • For Adults: 1-2 teaspoons daily with plain water after meals.
  • For Children: 1 teaspoon as recommended dose.


In this above article we discussed Ulcerative colitis which is a painful condition but no worry its ayurvedic treatment is possible in PLANET AYURVEDA. As we discussed previously they offer the best alternatives of mesalamine drugs which are more beneficial or safe to use than mesalamine. Millions of patients are cured from this condition by using their herbal remedies. Kutaj Ghan Vati And Vatsakadi Churna are similar to allopathic medicine that also gives instant relief. However, As per PLANET AYURVEDA healthy diet and lifestyle choices are also important to stay fit and free from these painful conditions. One can want more information about ulcerative colitis, dietary and lifestyle tips and its treatment so Go and check at their site

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Dr. Vikram Chauhan (MD - Ayurveda) is a Globally Renowned Ayurveda Physician with Expertise of more than 25 Years. He is the CEO & Founder of Planet Ayurveda Private Limited, a leading Ayurveda Brand, Manufacturing, and Export Company with a Chain of Clinics and Branches in the US, Europe, Africa, Southeast Asia, India, and other parts of the World. He is also an Ayurveda Author who has written Books on Ayurveda, translated into Many European Languages. One of his Books is "Ayurveda – God’s Manual for Healing". He is on a Mission to Spread Ayurveda All Over the Planet through all the Possible Mediums. With his Vast Experience in Herbs and their Applied Uses, he is successfully treating Numerous Patients suffering from Various Ailments with the help of the Purest Herbal Supplements, Diet, and Lifestyle, according to the Principles of Ayurveda. For More Details, visit