I don't recall ever seeing that herbal remedy discussed, yourstruly. I believe research with nicotine patches has not shown that they are effective in easing UC symptoms. There is some conjecture that it could be the carbon monoxide in cigarette smoke rather than the nicotine that helps.
I'm sure there are others here with more knowledge of this, hopefully they will respond to your question.
Moderate to severe left-sided UC (21 cm) diagnosed 2001.
Asacol, Rowasa, Pentasa, Prednisone, Entocort, Azathioprine
Colazal, Remicade, Nature's Way Primadophilus Reuteri.
In remission since April, 2006. Remicade has been my wonder drug.
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