Crohn’s disease is a chronic inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that affects the digestive tracts of hundreds of thousands of patients. Thankfully, these people can avail themselves of natural medicines in the form of several medicinal plants whose effectiveness in treating IBD has been confirmed by clinical trials.
The protective powers of glutamine and Chios mastic gum
Although glutamine is not a plant, its potential in treating gut diseases like Crohn’s is remarkable. Glutamine is known to increase the regeneration of damaged intestinal cells …
immune responses. It also improved the gut’s ability to absorb nutrients by reducing the frequency of liquid stools. (Related: New therapy for IBD includes antifungals and probiotics for treating Crohn’s disease.)
Taking boswellia and cannabis as anti-inflammatory treatments for the gut
Ayurvedic practitioners have used boswellia (Boswellia serrata) to treat various diseases for thousands of years. The extract of the tree’s oleo gum resin contains boswellic acids that decrease the expression of pro-inflammatory signaling …