When the stool is retained in the colon more than 24 hours, it is considered that the digestive organs do not work properly. The phenomenon may or may not have to cause obstacles. But this awkward situation often occurs in healthy people. Irregular food consumption, consuming lots of dry food, poor function of the intestine and delay of their discharge causes constipation. There are two different types of constipation: the first one is because of laziness of the intestines (which usually occurs in older age), while the second is a result of improper function of the intestines, whereby it comes to a halt of the contents in the intestines.
Those who experience this problem know how frustrating is the attempts to achieve proper peristalsis and regular bowel movements.
Now we will present very effective recipe that will help you to successfully achieve bowel movement.
1. Jam and senna recipe
– 750 grams of any kind of jam or marmalade
– 50 grams of senna leaves (Cassia angustifolia)
Method of preparation:
First place the senna leaves in a blender or coffee grinder so you crush them well and then mix them with the jam or marmalade you are using.
Way of use:
Before going to bed take one teaspoon of the resulting mixture and drink a glass of warm water. Remember to use wooden spoon when scooping the remedy.
Note: Never use products that contain senna for more than two weeks because there is a possibility for the intestines to get used to this efficient digestive stimulant.
When you must not use senna tea?
Senna tea must never be consumed by pregnant women, nursing mothers and children. Persons who suffer from inflammation of the digestive tract also must avoid this herb.
2. In addition we will present another home remedy against constipation
– 100 grams of seedless prunes
– 100 grams of dried figs
– 100 grams of meadow honey
– 10 chopped senna leaves (Cassia angustifolia)
Method of preparation:
First you need to grind the fruits and then add the honey and leaves of the plant in it.
Keep the resulting mixture in a glass jar which needs to be stored in the refrigerator.
Way of consuming:
Every night you need to consume one tablespoon of the remedy. You will notice improvement in your health condition within few days.
Also, if you experience frequent constipation related problems you need to include more dietary fiber found in vegetables, fruits and grains in your daily diet. Fluid intake, in the form of water or herbal teas, as well as sufficient movement and exercises are mandatory in order to achieve better results when it comes to improving your health state.