From our list of herbs and spices, the following are recommended for CrohnS:

  • Boswellia
  • Green Tea
  • Rose Hips
  • Turmeric
  • Vitamin D

Natural Cures and Remedies for CrohnS

Indications (Boswellia) — Allergy (1; SAB); Alzheimer’s (1; COX; FNF); Arthrosis (1; APA; COX; FNF; SKY); Asthma (1; KAB; SAB); Biliousness (f; KAB); Boil (f; APA; KAP); Bronchosis (f; KAB); Bursitis (1; SKY); Cancer (1; COX; FNF; MPI); Cancer, skin (1; MPI); Carbuncle (f; KAP); Colitis (1; APA); Convulsion (f; KAB); Cough (f; KAB); Crohns Disease (1; APA); Dermatosis (1; KAB; MPI); Diabetes (1; KAB; MPI); Diarrhea (f; APA); Dysentery (f; KAB); Dysmenorrhea (f; KAP); Dyspepsia (f; KAB); Edema (1; APA); Fever (f; KAB; KAP;

Because of the anthraquinones, nonstandardized preparations should be avoided during pregnancy and lactation (CAN). ‘Anthraquinones may be secreted into breast milk.” Also contraindicated in arthrosis, hemorrhoids, and nephropathy (CAN), intestinal obstruction, abdominal pain of unknown causes, any enterosis (appendicitis, colitis, Crohns disease, and irritable bowel syndrome), hemorrhoids, nephropathy, menstruation (AHP), and urethrosis (CAN). Not for use in cases of diarrhea or abdominal pain. Discontinue use if diarrhea or watery stools occur. Consult a health care provider in cases of pregnancy or lactation. Not for long-term use, use more than 8–10 days, or overdosage (AHP, CAN). Rhubarb leaves, high in oxalic acid, should not be eaten (CAN). One case of anaphylaxis following ingestion reported (CAN). Contains 4–11% stilbene derivatives, which pose such risks that the herb ‘can no longer be recommended” (SHT). While widely used, anthranoid-containing laxatives can be habit-forming; some contain compounds suspected of being cytotoxic, genotoxic, mutagenic, and even tumorigenic. Epidemiological studies in Germany reveal that abusers of anthranoid laxatives have a three times higher rate of colon carcinoma (AEH).

Boswellia, Green Tea, Rose Hips, Turmeric, Vitamin D

Also contraindicated in endometriosis, hemorrhoids, and nephropathy (CAN; JAD), intestinal obstruction, abdominal pain of unknown causes, any enteritis (appendicitis, colitis, Crohns disease, irritable bowel syndrome), menstruation (AHP). Do not use more than 8–10 days (AHP). Do not use this product if you have abdominal pain or diarrhea. Consult a health care provider prior to use if pregnant or nursing. Discontinue use in the event of diarrhea or watery stools. Do not exceed recommended dose. Not for long-term use. These are the recommendations normally given for anthraquinone-containing plants, but not given for this anthraquinone-containing plant (AHP).

In 1986 Roberta consulted with Lieberman about a diagnosis of Crohns disease. She was fourteen years old and previously had seen several gastrointestinal specialists. By this time Roberta was taking two prescription anti-inflammatory drugs, prednisone and sulfasalazine, but was still experiencing vomiting and diarrhea and had lost weight. Her physician had recently suggested surgery to remove the lower portion of her ileum, part of the small intestine.

a smooth mucus layer to reduce inflammation and heal tissues. It is helpful for Crohns disease, inflammatory bowel disease, and other bowel inflammatory disorders.

Ulcerative colitis and Crohns disease are the two types of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Both ulcerative colitis and Crohns disease have similarities, and often it is difficult to distinguish between the two. As a general rule, ulcerative colitis is an inflammation limited to the wall of the colon (bowel). Its symptoms include abdominal cramps, fever, and bloody diarrhea. Similar symptoms, generally affecting the ileum (a portion of the small intestine) and without blood in the stools, are generally suggestive of Crohns disease.