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Herbal medicines are very useful in treating various human ailments. The plants and herbs consumed in its natural state have proved to have lesser side effects and are cost effective too. Recognition of this fact has created a demand for herbal medicines, both in developing and developed countries across the globe. Peptic ulcer disease in clinical practice is one of the common gastrointestinal disorders where duodenal ulcer, gastric ulcer, NSAIDs triggered ulcer and stress ulcer are common forms of peptic ulcer. Gastric ulcers are commonly found in the geriatrics and in the lower socio-economic class of people. Most synthetic drugs are used to treat peptic ulcers, but they cause adverse effects of various kinds. For its ethnic, ethno botanical and ethno pharmacological use, herbal medicines are therefore exceptional. In this review, attempts were made to know the natural antiulcer drugs with their recommended drug portion, screening method and sort of extract used for appraisal and observations to show its usage. The reason for this assessment is to assemble literature and the antiulcer residences of the herbal medicines used frequently. Different plants such as Allium sativum, Centella asiatica, Lawsonia inermis, Ocimum sanctum, Sesbania grandiflora, Adansonia digitata, Ficus religiosa, Glycyrrhiza glabra, Cynodon dactylon, have been shown to be involved in antiulcer care.
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