The benefits of sea buckthorn oil for the stomach, how to take it
In the complex treatment of chronic diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, traditional medicine auxiliary agents are actively used, one of which is sea buckthorn oil. One of the advantages of its use is a small number of contraindications, as well as rare manifestations of side effects. How to use the therapeutic extract of sea buckthorn for the treatment of the stomach, read below.
Composition and beneficial properties for the stomach
Sea buckthorn is a fruit plant with high decorative characteristics. Even in ancient times, this vegetation was used to treat various diseases of the digestive system and eliminate the unpleasant effects of burns.
The main raw materials for cooking butter are berries.
Sea buckthorn extract includes the following beneficial substances:
- beta carotene;
- alpha tocopherol;
- saturated fatty acids;
- monounsaturated acids;
- polyunsaturated fatty acids represented by Omega-3 and Omega-6.
Did you know? Sea buckthorn fruits contain 10 times more ascorbic acid than lemon.
Beta carotene carries a restorative effect. It belongs to the group of antioxidant vitamins that are involved in cell regeneration, which allows strengthen the walls of the mucous membranes of the stomach and intestines. In addition, beta-carotene promotes the production of immunoglobulins. This allows you to speed up the healing process in the presence of inflammatory processes in the gastrointestinal tract, and also prevents the development of free radicals, which is a good protection against cancer.
Alpha tocopherol mainly serves to ensure complete assimilation of carotene, as well as to prevent oxygen starvation of tissues of all organs, including the gastrointestinal tract.Phylloquinone or Vitamin K during normal functioning of the body is produced in sufficient quantities. But in an alkaline environment, in the presence of certain deviations in the functioning of the digestive tract, it breaks up, which causes an urgent need to replenish its amount.
Vitamin K mainly regulates the production of blood proteins, which is very important for the process of its coagulation. In addition, it regulates the number of platelets, which, when damaged vessel walls participate in their recovery. This is very important for diseases of the gastric tract, especially those accompanied by increased acidity, inflammatory processes and the appearance of erosion on the mucous membranes. Vitamin also contributes to the formation of transport proteins, with the help of which the enrichment of tissues of all organs with nutrients that are carried with blood.
Micro and macro elements necessary to strengthen the mucous membranes of the intestines and stomach, as well as other organs. Thanks to their harmonious combination with fatty acids and vitamins, their full absorption is ensured, which helps to increase the body's resistance to infections. This is very important, because in the presence of abnormalities in the digestive tract, additional problems often arise with the regulation of metabolic processes, frequent infections of acute respiratory viral infections, allergic reactions, manifested by skin rashes due to toxins.
- Fatty acids are necessary for:
- regulation of energy balance;
- providing an enveloping effect that does not allow an aggressive environment to damage the mucous membranes.
Treatment with sea buckthorn oil will help get rid of stomach pain, heartburn, a feeling of heaviness, bloating. In addition, this tool is effective for constipation.
- The use of sea buckthorn oil is advisable in the following cases:
- erosion of the stomach and intestines as a result of gastritis;
- cancers (to alleviate conditions after chemotherapy);
Methods of preparation and use
Based on the patient’s history, a treatment method and the correct prescription using this tool are selected. The fact is that in different conditions, there may be increased or decreased acidity, impaired mucosal integrity, etc. symptoms. Given this, a combination of components can be effective for one disease, and if there is another, it will be harmful. The oil itself is better to buy ready-made. It can be purchased at any pharmacy. It will be problematic to get the extract yourself at home due to the complexity of the process.
Important! Before using the herbal extract from sea buckthorn, consult your doctor. Self-medication can lead to irreparable disturbances in the work of various organs and systems, especially if the components are incorrectly combined and the features of the disease are not taken into account.
With erosion of the stomach and esophagus
If the disease led to the appearance of slight erosion on the walls of the stomach, esophagus or intestines, then there is a way to restore the structure of tissues without surgical intervention.
To prepare a healthy drink for the digestive tract you will need:
- water - 200 ml;
- baking soda - 15 g;
- Sea-buckthorn oil - 50 ml.
The procedure for preparing the medicine:
- Boil the water. Cool to a temperature of + 60 ° C.
- Dissolve soda in a liquid, then add oil.
- Infuse the solution for 1 hour, stirring occasionally with a spoon.
- After the specified time, the oil rises to the surface of the water. It is this substance that will need to be measured out dosed and taken according to the scheme.
- Store the prepared medicine in the refrigerator for no more than 48 hours, then make a new one, even if not all the oil has been used.
To eliminate unpleasant symptoms, oil enriched with soda, take 1 tsp. twice a day - in the morning on an empty stomach and 40 minutes before dinner. The course of treatment is 14-30 days. If necessary, the doctor can extend it to 45 days. With exacerbations, the dosage is increased to 1 tbsp. l., and the frequency of meals - up to 3 per day before each meal. In this mode, take the medicinal composition to reduce the manifestations of exacerbation, and then switch to the initially described dosage and frequency of doses. When treating, you should definitely follow a diet.
Did you know? In ancient Greece, sea buckthorn was used to treat horses, and the plant was called the "brilliant horse." This name is due to the fact that after therapy, the animal’s hair became glossy, acquired a healthy, well-groomed appearance.
To treat this disease, it is better to use pure oil. It is taken 30 minutes before meals twice a day for 1 tsp., Washed down with a glass of water without gas at room temperature. The course is 30 days. As with erosion, diet is a prerequisite. Periodically the course is repeated for preventive purposes - once every 3-4 months.
With stomach cancer
It is immediately worth noting that only benign formations that do not require surgical intervention can be cured with this tool. With a malignant tumor, oil is used as an element that alleviates the side effects of chemotherapy and in the periods after operations.
In such situations, 0.5 hours of oil is added to warm (+ 30 ° C) water and drunk three times a day before main meals. The course of treatment is 21 days. Then break for a month and repeat.
The benefit of the drug in question with pancreatitis will only be if you take it at the time of remission. Otherwise, you can only achieve a worsening of the patient.
To improve the state of health and restore the body after an exacerbation, a clean oil intake of 5 ml is prescribed three times a day half an hour before meals.The course of treatment is 30 days.
Contraindications and possible harm
The medicine in question is not useful to everyone.
- It should not be taken in the following cases:
- poor liver function;
- exacerbation of pancreatitis;
- pregnancy and lactation;
- the presence in the history of allergic reactions to sea buckthorn;
- diarrhea and severe vomiting;
This treatment is suitable only for adults. Children under 12 years old are not prescribed. The oily structure will not affect the child’s gastrointestinal tract that is not fully formed, it will not be most favorable, causing a lot of side effects and complications of diseases.
Important! If side effects occur after taking sea buckthorn oil, you should take a sorbent (white or black coal, or Enterosgel) and call an ambulance. Before the arrival of medical staff, be sure to drink plenty of water.
If the dosage, formulation is incorrectly selected or the person has one of the above contraindications, but he does not know about them, side effects may occur. They are manifested by vomiting, diarrhea, weakness, headaches.
The use of sea buckthorn oil is an effective method to restore the gastrointestinal mucosa in the presence of deviations in its work. The main thing is to choose the right dosage, do not neglect the recommendations of your doctor and be sure to follow a diet.