Fenugreek, also known as Methi, is an herb that is loaded with vitamins and minerals and has been used for thousands of years in alternative and Chinese medicine. Health benefits associated with fenugreek leaves include help treat digestive problems (e.g. loss of appetite, upset stomach, constipation, indigestion and flatulence, gastritis), lower cholesterol and blood pressure levels, help stimulate milk production in breastfeeding women, reduce pain associated with menstruation, help with menopausal symptoms, improve libido, reduce inflammation, control blood sugar level, reduce risk of cancer, and promote heart health. Fenugreek may also help with arthritis, poor thyroid function, obesity, kidney problems, Parkinson’s disease, erectile dysfunction, male infertility, testosterone production, and baldness.
This stomach health support remedy is used to help with stomach disorders and to regularize normal digestive functions. It may particularly be used to help with ulcus parapyloricum. Additionally, this remedy may be used as an aid for acute and chronic gastritis, dyspepsia, chronic relapsing gastritis (with or without ulceration), heartburn, bad taste in mouth, frequent belching, flatulence, and meteorism. This IC was created with the help of anacardium, argent. nitric, arsenicum album, belladonna, carbo vegetabilis, chamomilla, chelidonium, lycopodium, nux vomica, and scrophularia nodosa.
Stomach Health Support brand names include:
Dr. Reckeweg R5 (Stomach Drops)
Spearmint is an herb that is used to help with various conditions due to its therapeutic properties. Spearmint may be used to help improve digestion, relieve stress, increase circulation, and protect the immune system. Moreover, it may also be used to help treat nausea, vomiting, indigestion, gas, headaches, arthritis, inflammation, fatigue, and cramps.
Momordica is used to temporarily treat symptoms associated with pancreatic dysfunction such as dyspepsia, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, flatulence, stomach and duodenal ulcers, colic, upper abdominal pain, bloating, and indigestion. It may also be used to help with pancreatic fibrosis, pancreatitis, and thrombocytopenia.
Duodenitis is the inflammation of the duodenum (the first part of the small intestine), which is located right below your stomach. It results in digestive complaints, ulceration of the duodenal lining, and inflamed and damaged duodenal mucosa that appears 2 to 3 hours after eating or at night. Often pain is relieved by eating.
Drotaverine is used to treat spasms of the smooth muscles usually in the stomach and heart. It can also be used for spasms related to proctitis, tenesmus, pylorospasm, gastroduodenitis, and gastric and duodenal ulcer.
Drotaverine has been used to relieve pain caused by irritable bowel syndrome, menstrual periods, and is also used to relieve cervical spasm during labor. It can also be used for chest pain, abdominal pain, pain in the kidneys caused by stones, pain in renal colic and other conditions.
Ajedrea, also known as winter savory, is an evergreen herb which can be used to treat intestinal disorders such as cramps, indigestion, diarrhea, nausea, and intestinal gas. It can also be used to help with coughs, sore throat, and reduced sex drive.
Aloe vera, described by some as a “wonder plant”, is widely known for its healing properties. In particular the aloe vera gel, which is the clear jelly-like substance found in the inner part of the aloe plant leaf, may be used to help with diabetes, hepatitis, digestive issues, constipation, inflammatory bowel diseases, osteoarthritis, high cholesterol, heartburn, stomach ulcers, fever, weight loss, and itching and inflammation.
Damiana is a wild shrub that acts as an aphrodisiac and helps treat sexual problems. It can also be used to treat stomach troubles such as dyspepsia, diarrhea, and constipation and to improve symptoms related to menopause and premenstrual syndrome. Additionally, damiana may help with kidney disease.