Is eating brinjal in irritable bowel syndrome beneficial

Last Updated on August 28, 2022 by Dr. Abadullah Sajid Bashir

Irritable Bowel Syndrome is a gastrointestinal disorders that effect on person normal life due to its symptoms like gas, Diarrhea, constipation, abdominal pain etc.

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Patient tries to adjust himself as they change the behavior and food habits. 

Effects of brinjal use in IBS

Vegetables are good for IBS but there are some that you should used them in very consciously if you have IBS and its symptoms.

Eggplant or brinjal is a vegetable which is used in almost every country of the world. It is a good vegetable and people of the world love to eat it and it also has good effects on health.[1]Eggplant: Health benefits and nutritional information (

Eggplant/brinjal are eaten in a variety of ways, such as by frying on charcoal and filling with red pepper.
It is also eaten in oil or in different ways in different countries.

But some of the effects of eggplant on IBS are such that IBS patients should think twice before eating it.[2]Living With Irritable Bowel Syndrome (

Eggplant/ brinjal cooked in pepper and IBS

When you eat eggplant/brinjal cooked in red chillies or use more red chillies in cooked eggplants, you will have severe gas and symptoms of IBS cramping and severe abdominal pain.

The main reason may be that the movement in your intestines or your intestines becomes faster and the pain is so severe that it becomes unbearable and for this you have to take regular medicine or a doctor.

And as long as the eggplant stays inside your body, you will have trouble and your health will not be normal and you will be in a strange confusion.

If you cook and use boiled eggplant with black pepper in it, you will have less symptoms of IBS.

Eggplant/brinjal cooked without pepper and use in IBS

Similarly, if you have IBS symptoms or you have IBS, use eggplant sparingly as it stimulates your digestive system and also causes pain. If the digestive system is already over-stimulated due to the symptoms of IBS, it will become more active and cause more severity.

If you have eaten the eggplant/brinjal and your stomach is not normal and causing trouble, then you must take the medicine prescribed by the doctor for such a condition and take the medicine till the eggplant/brinjal is expelled from the body. Wait for

Ways to get rid of IBS symptoms due to eggplant/brinjal

Following some solutions if you have severe symptoms due to consumption of eggplant/brinjal

1. In a situation when you are in severe pain  and your digestive system is bothering you, you should drink hot water with a little sugar in it.

2. On the other hand you eat ice cream. Ice cream can help improve your system, and can help reduce the value of upcoming IBS symptoms due to eggplant/brinjal. If you don’t want to use medicine, then ice cream Must use if available. Ice-cream solution is only for night time otherwise Ice-cream itself can cause gas and discomfort.

Written By:

  • Dr. Abadullah Sajid Bashir

Reviewed By:

  • Dr. Muhammad Khan Malik
  • Syeda Noor-ul-Ain Naqvi

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