Acute gastritis is an inflammation of the lining of the stomach. Gastritis can be caused by a bacterial or viral infection; irritation from medications, alcohol, or stress; autoimmune disorders; or backflow of bile into the stomach (bile reflux).
Treatment Plan for Gastritis, acute
Avoid the consumption of irritating or heating foods or beverages (coffee, tea, some spicy foods, processed foods, red meat).
An herbal treatment program can include demulcents and anti-inflammatories for the gastrointestinal tract and heat-clearing antimicrobial herbs.