Top 7 Home Remedies for Appendicitis

Top 7 Home Remedies for Appendicitis

Research has shown that almost 7-8% of people in the US are affected by appendicitis. Studies show that about 8.6% men and 6.7% women suffer from appendicitis problem. Due to partial or complete obstruction in the appendix inflammation in appendix occur. Appendicitis is a condition in which inflammation in the appendix takes place. The appendix in our body is a small protrusion of the colon. It is located in the lower right quadrant of the abdomen.

Appendicitis occur between the ages of 10 and 30. This condition is more common in males than females. The causes of appendicitis are intestinal worms, trauma, tumors and an enlarged lymphoid follicles. Pain in the lower right side of the abdomen, nausea, vomiting, appetite, constipation, diarrhea, abdominal swelling, low-grade fever and loss of appetite are some of the common symptoms of appendicitis. The standard treatment of this condition is surgical removal of appendix but this condition can be cured naturally.

Here are top 7 Home Remedies for Appendicitis that can cure this problem naturally:

1. Use Garlic cloves


Appendicitis can be cured naturally by eating two to three garlic cloves on an empty stomach daily. Garlic has anti-inflammatory property that helps to reduce inflammation as well as pain. Use garlic in your diet also.

2. Use Fenugreek Seeds


Fenugreek seeds are used in your food to avoid pain and inflammation. You can also use two teaspoons of fenugreek seeds in a cup of water. Boil this mixture for 15mins. Strain this preparation and drink once daily. These seeds are effective in appendicitis.

You can also consume fenugreek seeds by adding it to milk. Drink this milk on regular basis.

3. Use Ginger


Make herbal tea prepared from ginger and drink this tea two to three times in a day.

You can massage your lower abdomen with ginger oil.
Ginger have anti-inflammatory properties that helps to reduce inflammation, pain, nausea and vomiting during appendicitis.

4. Use Basil and Mint

Basil and Mint

Basil is used during the pain in appendix. The decoction prepared from the basil leaves are is helpful in fever condition during appendicitis. Mint leaves also treat painful condition of appendix. Consume the decoction of basil for two to three times in a week. Have three to four basil leaves daily to control symptoms of appendicitis. Chew some fresh mint leaves to reduce symptoms like nausea and vomiting. You can consume two to three drops of mint essence with water after every three to four hours to reduce pain.

5. Use Almond Oil or Castor Oil

Almond Oil or Castor Oil

Massage your lower abdomen with almond oil. As this oil helps to provide relief from inflammation and pain in appendicitis condition. You can also use hot compress by taking a towel soak it in hot water and after that apply this towel to the inflamed area during appendix pain.

Castor Oil has many health benefits as it help to relieve the blockage, inflammation, improves bowel movements and constipation. You can massage the affected area to reduce inflammation and pain. Use these remedies three times in a week.

6. Consume Buttermilk and Green Gram

Buttermilk and Green Gram

For chronic appendix pain buttermilk is very beneficial. You can consume this drink daily as it relief pain during appendicitis. You can also consume Green Gram as it cures appendix naturally. This lentil also treat infections caused during appendix pain. Take handful of green gram soak it overnight. Consume one teaspoon of this green gram daily as it is very beneficial solution in this inflammatory conditions and painful condition of appendicitis.

7. Use Tea prepared from Ginseng

Tea prepared from Ginseng

Prepare a tea by adding six to eight ginseng slices in three cups of water. Boil this mixture for fifteen minutes. Strain this mixture. Let it cool down , add a little honey to it. Drink this mixture twice daily for few months. This tea is very effective in reducing pain and inflammation due to its anti-inflammatory properties.

Appendicitis develops due to low fiber intake because due to constipation, inflammation of the appendix takes place. So patients are advised to take a diet rich in fiber like beetroots, carrots, broccoli, beans, peas, prunes, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, tomatoes, cucumbers, wheat germ, fresh fruits and green leafy vegetables. Increase intake of water in your daily routine as water helps in detoxification of the body and flushes out toxins from the body. As prevention is better than cure the best way to prevent appendicitis is natural home remedies as it is simply available without causing any side effects to body.

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Dr. Vikram Chauhan

Dr. Vikram Chauhan (MD - Ayurveda) is a Globally Renowned Ayurveda Physician with Expertise of more than 25 Years. He is the CEO & Founder of, 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. Read More

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