Appendicitis And Topmost Home Remedies To Relieve It


Appendix is finger shaped as well as a narrow pouch that is projected out of the colon. The main function of the appendix is not known but it is suspected that it helps in maintaining the gut environment. By maintaining the gut flora it makes the immune system much more stronger. It is one of the important parts of mammalian mucosal immune function, especially for B-cell mediated immune response and T cells. This structure is particularly known for removing waste products from the digestive tract. One of the common diseases related to this organ is Appendicitis where the Appendix is inflamed and through this article we are going to discuss home remedies to relieve it.



Appendicitis is the condition where inflammation of the appendix is seen which is very painful and also filled with pus. If left untreated it can lead to even life-threatening situations and can be easily seen between the age group of 10 to 40 years. This can lead to symptoms like diarrhea, constipation, swollen belly, nausea, vomiting and fever as well. It can be easily diagnosed through the help of some tests like CT Scan, MRI and Ultrasound.


Here are some of the tips that can help in reducing the pain and relieving it:-

1. Buttermilk

It is one of the most easily available drinks available in the market and can be added with ingredients like cucumber, mint leaves and coriander. Adding the ingredients helps in enhancing the probiotic effect of the buttermilk. Drinking this soothing and refreshing drink every day gives a cooling effect to the stomach and works wonderfully for the digestive tract.

2. Ginger

It is especially packed with anti-inflammatory properties which are commonly used in inflammatory disorders. Ginger is a plant stem which consists of 6-gingerol and on investigation it has been found that it is also effective on tumor cells. It is one of the most effective therapeutic ways that helps in balancing the metabolism and reducing symptoms like nausea or vomiting. It can be taken in slices or in the form of juice which helps in reducing discomfort from the body.

3. Green Gram

Green beans are packed with antibacterial properties and it is the best food which has a cooling effect. It is good to take one tablespoon of green gram which is soaked overnight in the water. Either you can also steam it and slowly you will notice a change in reducing the symptoms as well as relaxing the system.

4. Ginseng Tea

It is one of the well known Chinese herbs which consist of anti-inflammatory properties due to a component known as saponins. Hence, it is one of the miraculous herbs which helps in curing the inflammation and pain commonly seen in appendicitis. You simply need to brew some ginseng in the water and after cooling it down drink it slowly. It is suggested to drink it twice daily in order to get rid of the appendix.

5. Basil

Basil, which is best known for its medicinal properties, helps in improving digestion and reducing constipation. You can simply crush some of the basil leaves and add it into the green tea or a bowl of yogurt.

6. Mint Leaves

As we all know about the cooling effect of mint leaves and not only that it also releases gas. It is one of the best ways to restore the natural function of the digestive process. In order to reduce appendicitis one can soak 4 to 5 mint leaves in warm water after mixing some honey.

7. Gotu Kola

The alternative name for Gotu Kola is Centella asiatica which is very heavily used in Ayurvedic medicine. As it consists of anti-inflammatory properties and is packed with antioxidants which helps in accelerating the healing of cells. It is advised to drink this herbal tea twice daily in order to recover speedily and also reduce pain in appendicitis.

8. Fenugreek Seeds

These seeds are one of the natural ways to prevent appendicitis as they consist of antioxidants like saponins, alkaloids and flavonoids. It is one of the rich sources of fiber which helps in protecting the epithelial membrane of the intestine and removing toxins. This helps in preventing the body from forming pus in the appendix and also reducing pain. It is best to boil fenugreek seeds for about 30 minutes and then cool them down.

9. Whole Wheat

Whole wheat is filled with fiber which is extremely effective in people who suffer from constipation and naturally reduces pain during appendicitis. Mixing it with other regular flour and eating on a regular basis can be very beneficial.

10. Green Tea

Green tea is one of the best and natural painkillers which is packed with anti-inflammatory properties. Drinking it twice daily can be very beneficial and can be also effective in other symptoms seen in appendicitis.

11. Garlic

Garlic is always available in everyone’s home and one of the best emergency remedies for appendicitis. If there is intense pain then one can take crushed garlic cloves with warm water and it is suggested to take it every morning.

12. Turmeric

Turmeric is well known for its medicinal property as it helps in reducing all the inflammation and pain which is commonly seen during appendicitis. It is also helpful in increasing the speed of recovery and one of the best options is by mixing turmeric powder with honey as well as ginger.

13. Vegetable Juice

It is recommended that one of the best diet people suffering from appendicitis is taking a fibre rich diet which can naturally keep the digestive system very good. It is good to include vegetables like beetroot, cucumber, beetroot, radish, cranberry and spinach. This is helpful in removing toxins from blood, reducing pain, improving digestion and reducing pain as well. Adding fresh juice daily into your life will help in soothing the appendicitis and reducing pain as well.


Appendicitis is one of the painful experiences one can go through and sometimes the pain lasts for more than one day. Above mentioned natural remedies can easily help in reducing pain as well as relieving all the related symptoms. These won’t cause any side effects but should not be taken in excessive quantities.

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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