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Learn what constipation is and what you need to do about it. Using natural remedies to relieve constipation is the only method to use. Constipation is telling you that your body is out of balance.
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There are two types of constipation, organic and functional. Organic constipation is a result of some physical change, obstruction, or distortion in your colon. This type of constipation needs immediate attention from a doctor. We do not cover constipation that occurs from these reasons.
Functional constipation is a result of not following a proper diet, drinking the proper fluids, having good emotional health, and not having the proper lifestyle that promotes good movement of digested foods through the intestines and colon.
Even though there are many conditions, symptoms and definitions describing constipation, constipation simple is,
A condition where the fecal matter traveling through your colon remains too long in your colon before traveling out the rectum.
Constipation is a symptom that tells you your colon is not working properly or you have some underlying gastrointestinal disease you are not aware of.
Constipation is a warning your diet and lifestyle can be leading to some illness or disease in the future. It is a symptom that many people ignore or it is a symptom that many people try to eliminate by using unnatural dangerous laxatives.
Laxatives are probable the worst product you can use when you have constipation. They can become habit-forming if used too long and have some nasty side effects. They have a tendency to create the problem you are trying relieve – constipation.
It is important to use only natural remedies for constipation so you don’t continue to upset the natural balance and function of your colon. As you begin to apply some of these remedies, keep in mind that one particular remedy does not work for every person. You may have to make some changes to some of these remedies, such as increasing dosage, adding substances, or trying different substances.
The remedies you choose to use will depend on specific herbs, foods, or nutrients you have, you can buy locally, you can buy on the Internet, nutrients you prefer, or you can afford.Experimenting is part of how you find out what is best for you.
Keep in mind that all remedies you should only be used only for a short time, two to four days and not longer than 2 weeks. They should only be used for the time needed to clear your constipation. Sometimes this might just be one or two times.
There are some herbal combinations you can use longer. These combinations can improve the health of your colon and get your bowels moving.
If you have constipation, I can tell you now the natural balance and function of your colon has been affected. But natural remedies can bring you back into balance.
Remedies Using Juices
Here are a variety of constipation home remedies that you can use to get your bowels moving. Learn which fruits juices are the best to use.
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Apple Juice, Figs and Raisins
Here’s another constipation home remedy using apple juice with other fruit. Eat it the first thing in the morning before breakfast.
In a blender, put in a cup of fresh apple juice. Add equal amounts of dry or fresh figs and raisins and a small organic apple. Choose how many figs and raisins to use. You will need to experiment a little. Get a consistency that is not too thick. Add a little more apple juice if needed.
Eat this home remedy for a few days until you start to get some relief from your constipation.
Oat Milk with Fig Juice or Prune Juice
Buy oat milk at the health food store. In the morning, warn 8 oz of oat milk and add the following:
§ 3 oz of fig juice or prune juice
§ two droppers full of licorice extract.
Or you can mix one glass of 50% fig juice and 50% prune juice. Drink this first thing in the morning. This powerful home remedy will get your bowels moving. Drink this combination first thing in the morning.
Take 10 – 12 calimyma figs
and stew them in two glasses of distilled water (16 oz) for 10 minutes. Let them sit in this water overnight.
In the morning remove the figs, warm and drink the juice. Eat the figs though out the day.
Or prepare a blended drink of,
§ three or more figs, fresh or sun dried
§ one banana
§ 1 tablespoon of honey or molasses
§ one cup of rice dream
Drink first thing in the morning and any time after lunch or dinner.
The following juices provide you with some powerful constipation home remedies that you can use right away.
Mulberry juice has many health benefits. It is good for digestive tract illnesses. It can stimulate digestion and assimilation of nutrients in the small intestine. It is useful for older people for reliving constipation.
Mulberry contains many minerals and vitamins.
Boysenberry juice has a gentle natural laxative action on your bowel. When your constipation is mild, this juice will help move things in your colon.
Mix ½ cup of distilled wate
r and ½ cup of blackberries. Drink this first thing in the morning to promote peristaltic movement. Drink this often and it will make you regular.
Blackberries are high in vitamin C.
Cherries are high in antioxidants, fiber, potassium, and many other minerals, which are effective in neutralizing body acid. Cherries contain vitamins B-1, B-2, folic acid and niacin.
Cherries have laxative effects and can start peristaltic action.
Eat fresh cherries throughout the day or drink three 8 oz glasses of cherry juice during the day.
Buy cherry juice in glass container.
Can be used to help reduce the symptoms of colds, flu, and diabetes. It also helps to relieve constipation, diarrhea, and hemorrhoids. Drink 1–2 glasses each day. Increase the quantity if necessary.
Drinking any of these juices between meals will help you to get rid of constipation and keep your bowels moving.
Remedy Using Apples and Other Juices
Here are two constipation remedies that you can use for a mild case and a chronic case of constipation. Learn exactly what you can do with apple, pear, and prune juice to get rid of constipation.
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Here are two constipation remedies that you can use for a mild case of constipation and for a chronic case of constipation.
Apple and Pear Juice
If you have a mild case of constipation, you can use this remedy to get results.
Prepare equal amounts of fresh apple and pear juice. Drink this combination when you first wake up and one hour before bedtime.
Juice the pears that are slightly hard. If the pear is ripe, it is best to blend it whole with apple juice to create a thick drink. Using the whole pear will give you additional fiber. Just remove the seeds but do not peel the organic type.
Pears have minerals, vitamins, and chemicals that help to clean out your colon, kidney and to regenerate your blood cells.
Apple Juice and Prune Juice
Here’s a constipation remedy that you can use if you have chronic constipation. In addition to just drinking apple juice, you can accelerate your peristaltic action with prune juice.
Here’s how to do it.
If you have a juicer you can make fresh apple juice and drink 3-4 glasses a day. You can also drink store-bought apple juice but try to get fresh squeezed and not the type that has been flash pasteurized or pasteurized. If you can find fresh apple juice then use flash pasteurized.
Buy your juice in glass containers if possible.
Plastic containers are processed using solvents that stay in the container walls and gradually outgas into the apple juice. This out gassing is more severe when plastic containers are stored in hot places.
To speed up the laxative effects of apple juice, take the following combination first thing in the morning before you have breakfast,
Drink 2-3 cups of prune juice.
After ½ hour, drink one cup of apple juice
Then, 1-hour later drink another cup of apple juice.
I usually buy my prune juice in a bottle and fresh squeeze my apple juice.
Be prepared to head for the bathroom after you drink your prune juice and your first glass of apple juice. You may need to head to the bathroom soon after you drink prune juice, everyone is different. I have used this combination and have recommended it to my clients and have had good results.
Prune juice by itself is good for constipation. It is a safe, gentle and an effective laxative. Drink a cup in the morning and a cup in the evening. Prune juice contain the substance dihydrophenylisatin, which is responsible for the laxative action. Prunes are also high in iron and are a great supplement if you are anemic or low on iron.
If you add prune juice to your diet, do not drink as much of it as you would when you have constipation. Drink ½ glass in the morning and perhaps ½ glass in the evening.