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by Dr Vaid Ji on Apr 08, 2024



  • Crohn's Disease is a chronic inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that affects the gastrointestinal tract.
  • It can affect any part of the digestive system from the mouth to the anus.
  • It most commonly affects the end of the small intestine (ileum )and the beginning of the colon.

Types of Crohn's disease

  • Ileocolitis : This is the most common type affecting the end of the small intestine (ileum) and the beginning of the colon (cecum).
  • Ileitis : In this type only the ileum is affected.
  • Jejunoileitis : This type involves inflammation in the upper half of the small intestine (jejunun) and the ileum.
  • Gastroduodenal Crohn's disease : This type affects the stomach and the beginning of the small intestine (duodenum).
  • Crohn's colitis : This type affects only the colon.
Causes of Crohn's disease
  • The exact cause of Crohn's disease is unknown.
  • Other factors including:
  • Genetics
  • Immune system dysfunction
  • Environmental factors such as diet , smoking and certain medications increase the risk of developing crohn's disease .
Symptoms of Crohn's disease
  • Fever
  • Fatigue
  • Diarrhea
  • Weight loss
  • Blood in stool
  • Abdominal pain
  • Loss appetite
  • Mouth ulcer

Other signs and symptoms

  • Kidney stones
  • Anemia
  • Delayed growth
  • Eye inflammation
  • Joint pain
  • Inflammation of the liver or bile ducts
Complication of Crohn's disease
  • Anal fissures
  • Abscesses
  • Fistulas
  • Bowel obstructions
  • Malnutrition
Role of Ayurveda in crohn's disease
  • In Ayurveda Crohn's disease is correlated to "Grahani".
  • The main cause is imbalance in the "pitta" and "vata" dosha. Which leads to the accumulation of toxins (ama) and inflammation in the intestines.
Ayurveda management of crohn's disease

The treatment aims to balance the Doshas , reduce inflammation and improve digestion.

Panchkarma Therapies

  • virechana
  • Basti

Herbal remedies

  • Kutaj
  • Bilva
  • Triphala
  • Giloy
  • Vacha


  • Pawanmuktasan
  • Vajrasana
  • Bhujangasana
  • Matsyendrasana
Dietary changes
  • Avoid fried , spicy , packed food
  • Avoid smoking
  • Drink plenty of water
  • Consume vegetables , fresh fruits
Management of Crohn's disease by Chandigarh Ayurved centre

     Crohn’s Disease Kit

     1. Detox Premium Powder

These herbal sachets are prepared from ingredients such as Shankh bhasma, Sutshekhar ras, Parvalpishti, Shukta, Giloy, Kamdudha ras, Shvetparpati that gives calming effect on the stomach.

  • Shankh bhasma: This ayurvedic bhasma is prepared from conch shell. The bhasma shows antispasmodic, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antacid, digestive stimulant properties. The problems like indigestion, heartburn, acid reflux, abdominal pain, loss of appetite, etc are easily treated with it.
  • Sutshekhar ras: It is an ayurvedic preparation that maintains pitta dosha in the body. This ras provides effective results in abdominal pain, heartburn, nausea, fever, headache, epigastric tenderness, etc.
  • Parval pishti: This pishti is prepared from coral calcium processed in rose water. It provides effective results in acidity, burning sensation, headache, etc.
  • Shukta pishti: This pishti balances the pitta dosha in the body and removes all toxins from the body.
  • Giloy satv: Giloy satv possesses antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, carminative, immunomodulator, etc properties. It eliminates the ama from body hence provide good results in acidity problem.
  • Kamdudha ras: This ras reduces heat, burning sensation, epigastrium tenderness, irritability, heartburn, and acidity.
  • Shwet parpati: It is also effective in acidity.

Recommended Dosage: Take one sachet twice daily.

  1. Kutaj Ghan Vati

Kutaj Ghan vati is purely herbal formulation. It is very useful in curing diarrhea, intestinal infection, and dysentery. These herbal tablets deal with all signs & symptoms related to diarrhea patients. Kutaj ghan vati contains ingredients like Kutaj (Holarrhena antidysenterica), Ativisha (Aconitum heterophyllum) that manage the symptoms like abdominal pain, abdominal cramps, nausea, vomiting, loose stools, general weakness, fatigue, etc. The herbs in these tablets show antioxidant, anti-diarrheal, anti-inflammatory, etc properties.

Recommended Dosage: Take two tablets twice a day before meal with water.

  1. Digestion Support Tablet:

This tablet is unique blend of best digestive herbs like kutaz chal, bilav, dhania, mustak, shankh bhasm, piper mint, and dadim that maintain natural Ph balance in the stomach and aid digestion of all types of food. The herbs present in this control acidity, gas, flatulence and constipation.

Recommended Dosage: Take 1 tablet twice daily.

  1. Sheet Dhara Syrup:

As the name suggests sheet dhara, it provides a cooling effect to the body. This herbal syrup is prepared from ingredients like Ajwain satv, Mushk Kapoor, Peppermint. These all in combination reduce hyperacidity problem & maintains healthy digestion.

Recommended Dosage: Mix 1 teaspoonful of this syrup in 30ml water & drink early in the morning on an empty stomach.

  1. Panchsakar Churna:

This is classical herbal churna prepared from ingredients such as Saindhavan Lavana (Rock Salt), Swarnapatri (Cassia angustifolia), Shatapushpa (Anethum sowa), Shunti (Zingiber officinale), Balaharitaki (Terminalia chebula). These all in combination deal with problems like loss of appetite, abdominal pain, bloating, flatulence, constipation, weak digestion, etc.

Recommended Dosage: Take 1 teaspoonful at bedtime with lukewarm water.

  1. Puran Pachak

Puran Pachak is a herbo-mineral Syrup of 200 ml and is Purely Ayurvedic formulation. CAC Puran Pachak syrup helps in Digestion, Supports the Digestive system, and Maintains the doshas in our body. It also helps to remove out impurities or ama from the body. This syrup reduce the Acidity, Detoxify the blood and also Supports the body health. It shows Antacid, Digestive, Anti-inflammatory, Analgesic, Expectorant, and Antioxidant properties. This syrup is made up of pure ayurvedic herbs such as Mulethi, Saunf, Vasakha, Ajwayan, Prpati etc. that helps to maintain the Digestive system and in the body.

Recommended Dosage: Take 2 teaspoonful twice daily.

  1. Pittashekhar Rasa

These are herbal tablets prepared from ingredients like Sootshekhar rasa, Bilva majja, Kalmegha, Shankha bhasma, Kapardika bhasma, etc. that balances pitta dosha in the body. Regular use of these tablets improves digestion, enhances appetite, carminative, reduces acidity, prevents gastric ulcers, reduces heartburn, acts as a laxative, & reduces pain in the abdomen, etc.

Recommended Dosage: Take 1 tablet twice daily with normal water.