Probiotics may improve symptoms of UC and help prevent flare-ups. These are the beneficial bacteria the digestive tract.
Omega-3 Fatty Acids may reduce symptoms of UC and prevent recurrence of the condition. Recent scientific research shows that Evening Primrose Oil may also be beneficial for relieving UC symptoms.
Psyllium seeds (Plantaginis ovatae) These have been studies that compared the use of psyllium seeds to the prescription drug mesalamine in people with UC. They showed that psyllium seeds may be as effective as the medication in decreasing recurrences of the ulcer disease. The two can also be used in combination.
It is important to increase your intake of fruits and vegetables and decrease your intake of sugar and fat. This dietary modification may reduce flare-ups. If you are experiencing a flare-up, a bland, low-fiber diet is best during this time.