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Dr. Vikram Chauhan - MD (Ayurveda)

Monday, August 31, 2020

Herbal Remedies for Segmental Colitis Associated with Diverticulosis

Developing segmental colitis along with the Diverticulosis in sigmoid colon is a common finding. This disease have come under most common form of inflammatory finding in colon which when seen in a endoscopic view shows various pathological finding that can be mild to severe in form involving the deep tissue mucosa. Males are more prone to Segmental colitis associated with diverticulosis or SCAD as compared to the females and usually the older adults have it.

Segmental Colitis Associated with Diverticulosis


In SCAD inflammation is found in sigmoid colon only and do not spread anywhere else. The most common sign of SCAD is bleeding from rectum. No infectious agent is found or suspected in etiology of this inflammatory disorder. SCAD can have several relapses and tends to limit on its own. However, in certain cases medical intervention is needed, the cases where several relapses are occurring causing severe complaints. The diverticulum is a sac like pouch protruding from the wall of the colon. Usually it causes no symptoms but there may occur certain complications like bleeding and segmental colitis with diverticulosis. SCAD is usually a non granulamatous inflammatory condition. When seen in a endoscopic view along with the certain patches of inflammatory lesions there are seen many diverticula as well in this condition. SCAD is found to be very similar to crohn's disease in many pathological views. In some rare cases even crohn's disease is found to be co-existing with Segmental colitis associated with Diverticulosis. Hence the proper diagnosis is must.


The exact cause of the disease is not known however the occurrence of diverticulosis is found first. Diverticulosis results in changes in the bacterial flors of the colon and also causes ischemic changes. These both the things lead to inflammatory changes in the sigmoid colon causing Sigmoid colitis associated with diverticulosis.


The main feature of SCAD is rectal bleeding that can be either in the form of fresh blood or the occult/altered blood. There are certain other associated complaints with it:

  • Diarhhea that is chronic in nature
  • Pain in abdomen
  • Fever
  • Fatigue
  • Weight loss


Signs and symptoms make your physician to suspect the inflammatory process going on in your colon. However the exact diagnosis can be confirmed only after endoscopy and biopsy which reveals certain findings like Diverticulums and several spots of inflammation in colon which in biopsy shows absence of granulomas. If granulomas are present than do suspect and rule out Crhon's disease or Ulcerative colitis.


As per the modern medicine system the SCAD is treated and managed with the help of corticosteroids and anti-inflammatory medicines. Even the surgical resection is advised to some patients to remove the affected part of the colon. However as knowing about the long list of side effects caused by corticosteroids and after effects of surgical resection, patients are hesitant to go for it. In this condition there is a best possible way out—Ayurveda. Ayurveda is the science of life which helps in treating different chronic diseases with the help of natural methods and medicines. As per the Ayurveda, SCAD is caused due to vitiated Pitta dosha which is also causes recurrent episodes of aggravation of the symptoms. Hence there are certain herbs that help in alleviating the Pitta dosha and hence the treating the disease from the root cause.


Planet Ayurveda is a herbal Pharmaceutical company that offers various amazing herbal formulation for treating several chronic and complex diseases. These medicines are purely herbal, natural and vegetarian. It do not possesses any kind of preservative, dye, chemicals, additives and coloring agent which enhances the effectiveness and genuineness of the medicines. All the medicines are prepared under the strict supervision of MD Ayurveda doctors and completely as per the authentic Ayurvedic guidelines. These medicines are completely natural and safe to be used by any age group of people.

For SCAD also Planet Ayurveda offers certain group of herbal formulations that helps to treat and manage the condition safely and naturally.

Herbal Remedies For Segmental Colitis Associated with Diverticulosis

Herbal Remedies For Segmental Colitis Associated with Diverticulosis

1. Digestion Support

These are the multiherbal capsules prepared from herbs like Amla, Saunf, Pippali, Jeerak Haritaki, Bahera, and Dhaniya. These herbal capsules help in maintaining a good digestion naturally and treating any complaint arising of bad digestion.

DOSAGE- Take 1 capsule twice daily after meals with plain water.

2. Mahashankh Vati

These are the multiherbal tablets prepared from combination of herbs like Pippali, Hingu, Nimbu, Saikharika, Chitraka, Amla, Vida lavana, Samudra lavana, etc. Mahashankh vati effectively helps in balancing the Vata and Pitta dosha in the body and helps in treating abdominal pain, arresting bleeding, gives strength to body etc.

DOSAGE- Take 2 tablets twice daily after meals with plain water.

3. Pitta Balance

Pitta balance capsules are very helpful in balancing the vitiated Pitta in the body and preventing disease caused due to it. These amazing capsules helps in treating excessive heat, bleeding, palpitations, weakness etc. Pitta balance capsules are prepared from natural calcium compounds which are cooling in nature like Akik pishti, Kamdudha ras, Praval pishti etc.

DOSAGE- Take 1 capsule twice daily after meals with plain water.

4. Arjuna Capsules

Arjuna Capsules are prepared by standardized extract of Terminalia arjuna which balances tridosha and owing to its astringent property these herbal capsules arrest bleeding from any part of the body. Hence are very beneficial and effective to use in SCAD.

DOSAGE- 1 capsule twice daily after meals with plain water.

5. Sanjivani Vati

Sanjivani Vati is a Ayurvedic preparation which stimulates digestive fire, acts as digestive, clears endotoxins from the system, relieves worms etc. These tablets clear the endotoxin from the system effectively.

DOSAGE- 2 tablets twice daily with plain water after meals.

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SCAD is a self-limiting disorder but it can result in severe complications if relapses keep on occurring and inflammation becoming worse. Hence early diagnosis of the condition and medical intervention is the key to prevent any complication and treat the condition effectively. Herbal remedies are free of chemicals and steroids or anything that can cause harm to the body, hence can be taken even for long term without any doubt. However consulting an Ayurveda expert before starting any of them will be helpful.

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