Natural Alternative to PPI

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I know things like Slippery Elm and Psyllium Husk help. But are these or any other natural herb/plant strong enough to cure severe Gastritis/Ulcer?

Can these completely replace or be used as an alternative to PPIs? Please share your experiences.

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    Slippery Elm and Psylium Husk coat your stomach whereas PPIs block acid secretion. Now in theory these plant extracts should work but the problem is I dont know for how long Slippery Elm and Psyllium Husk coat/protect your stomach lining, consuming them every few hours is impractical because you have to be empty stomach in order to get maximum effect.
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    I feel Slippery Elm and Psyllium Husk do provide effective help. However it may be still better if one uses PPIs.

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