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Folk Remedies for Constipation Relief

Maria SimovaMaria Simova
Nadia Galinova
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Nadia Galinova
Laxative herbs

Intestinal disorders cause such unpleasant phenomena as constipation or diarrhea, which can lead to the development of dangerous diseases. You can cure with folk remedies both constipation, and diarrhea, without harming the body, because they have a mild and at the same time powerful effect on the organs of the digestive system.

The treatment of diseases with folk medicine, which cause a laxative effect, aims to improve intestinal motility. This effect is achieved through products that have a laxative effect.

If a person has bowel problems, they should use such laxatives:

- Fermented dairy products;

- Beetroot;

- Cucumbers;

- Spinach;

- Carrots;

- Zucchini;

- Grapes;

- Apricots;

- Melon;

- Pumpkin;

People who are worried about chronic constipation should avoid coffee, cocoa, chocolate, rice, pastries and jelly. In medicine, constipation is distinguished from atonic and spastic. The first type of disorder occurs when the muscles of the gut weaken as a result of anemia, weight loss, sedentary lifestyle and poor nutrition.

To get rid of atonic constipation, you need to consume dietary products that contain fiber. Nutritionists recommend eating black bread, buckwheat porridge, vegetable soups, honey, cabbage, beetroot, cucumbers and apples. Properly selected food is effective in treating many diseases without the use of medication.

It is possible to treat constipation with folk remedies that are effective in the atonic type of this disorder.

Recipes for constipation


- Cover 30 g of oregano leaves with 1 liter of boiling water, leave it for a while and drink 0.5 cup three times a day;

- Cover 1 tbsp. flax seeds with 4 cup of boiling water, add a teaspoon of salt and 2 teaspoons of hemp seeds. Use the prepared medicine to perform the bowel cleansing procedure.

If you treat this unpleasant symptoms with folk remedies, you will get rid of the problems without harming your body.

Application of medicinal herbs


Medicinal herbs and a combination of them are unique remedies for various diseases. Herbs are chosen depending on their purpose and effect on the body. They can be used alone or in combination with other plants.

In case of defecation problems you can use herbs:

- Senna alexandrina;

- yarrow;

- nettles;

- Greater celandine;

- mountain ash

- licorice - root

Senna is a powerful plant that has a laxative effect on the intestines. To prepare this remedy, mix 2 tbsp. of leaves with 100 g of prunes, pour 3 cups of boiling water and leave the mixture for 3 hours.

Take 5 tablespoons of the prepared infusion every hour, until it has an effect on the intestines. The use of this method of treatment has no contraindications and its effectiveness is noticeable after 6 hours from the first intake.

Mountain ash fruit

Mountain ash

Get mountain ash fruit, wash them and arrange them in a jar, alternating them with sugar. Close the jar and wrap it with a towel, place it in a warm place. Leave for 3 weeks and squeeze the fermented mixture and transfer it into a glass bottle and drink the mixture on an empty stomach.

Greater celandine

Greater celandine

Among the folk remedies for constipation relief Greater celandine is widely used. To prepare the laxative, mix the finely chopped herb with 250 g of sugar. Put them in gauze, place it in a jar, close with a lid and wrap with a thick towel.

The drug should be placed in a dark place for 14 days. Strain and drink 1/2 cup 20 minutes before eating. It is necessary to follow this treatment regimen - two weeks of intake with a two-day break.

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