Folk remedy for constipation - the choice depending on the reasons

October 22, 2014

 a folk remedy for constipation
 Folk remedy for constipation can be different - it all depends on why there was constipation. Some types of constipation can be easily cured proper nutrition. Others types, particularly if constipation arose on the background of a gastrointestinal disease, are difficult to correct.


Types of constipation

Constipation - this difficulty, a rare bowel movements. For most people, constipation is considered to be a delay of a chair for more than two days. But some people have bowel movements going on their own individual schedule, and the chair can be no more than one or two times a week in normal condition. The most common types of locks are nutritional, and neurogenic hypodynamic.

  • Alimentary constipation most often the result of eating easily digestible foods devoid of fiber. This fiber promotes stool through the intestines and cleanse the intestinal walls of fecal stones. Fiber is found in vegetables, fruits, cereals, whole grain bread.
  • Hypodynamic develop constipation when sedentary lifestyle, as well as in a long time confined to bed patients - smooth muscles of the intestine ceases to perform its function, which leads to a decrease in intestinal motility and constipation.
  • Neurogenic constipation - a consequence of a violation of the nervous regulation of the bowel develops as a result of constant stress and high loads.


Treatment of constipation folk remedies

To folk remedies for constipation were effective, they must be prescribed by a doctor, based on the survey results and the presence (or absence) of a disease of the digestive system.

Folk remedies for constipation can be part of an integrated treatment of any disease, accompanied by these symptoms. But they should be selected in accordance with the mechanism of action, the most appropriate for a given patient.


Folk remedies against constipation alimentary origin

The most effective means in this case will be regular meals at least 4-5 times a day with the consumption of foods rich in fiber, promote bowel movement and plenty of fluids (1, 5-2 liters per day).

Food rich in fiber: fresh (in salads) and cooked (steamed, stewed), vegetables (all kinds of cabbage, zucchini, eggplant, carrots, beets), fruit with lots of fiber (apples, oranges, apricots), cereals (porridge buckwheat, oat, corn), wholemeal bread.

For products that promote bowel include: natural dairy products (unsweetened yogurt, yogurt, yogurt, acidophilus milk, fermented baked milk), fresh fruit juice, dried prunes soaked in water, figs and so on.


Traditional laxatives for constipation hypodynamic origin

When hypodynamic constipation food does not move through the intestines due to lack of sufficient peristalsis (contraction) of the intestine. In this case, it will help increase the volume of food by foods rich in fiber and the use of vegetable oils.

Traditional laxatives for constipation:

  • in the morning, one hour before meals need regularly for a month or more to eat a salad of grated apple green, the same amount of chopped cabbage and apple-thirds of the volume of fresh beet; Dress the salad with vegetable oil is necessary;
  • in the morning on an empty stomach 30 minutes before a meal to take the boat tablespoon vegetable oil (sunflower, corn or olive);
  • You can take a decoction of the following collection of intestinal atony: 3 parts of buckthorn bark, licorice root and fruit of fennel, 5 parts marshmallow root, 6 parts unbeaten flaxseed mix, take a tablespoon of the collection, put in an enamel bowl, pour a glass of hot boiled water, close lid and heated in boiling water (for water bath) for 30 minutes, then cool, strain, wring out, bring the volume to the original level of broth of boiled water and take half a glass after a meal in the evening.


Effective folk remedies for constipation neurogenic origin

In this case, the recommended treatment for chronic constipation folk remedies, which include plants with laxative and soothing properties:

  • At night you can take a daily decoction following: the collection - mint leaves Mint and its useful properties: aromatic freshness  Mint and its useful properties: aromatic freshness
   pepper and 3 parts motherwort, valerian root and buckthorn bark - 2 parts; cook the same as the previous broth, take half a cup before bedtime Dreams: how to understand our dreams  Dreams: how to understand our dreams
  • avoid stress;
  • in the morning on an empty stomach to drink a glass of fruit juice or just water, which activates the intestinal peristalsis;
  • Half an hour after ingestion is necessary to cause the defecation, using certain techniques (abdominal massage, rhythmic retraction anus, rectum administration glycerin suppositories and so on);
  • to release the gut every day at the same time.

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 , Mint infusion, decoction of licorice root, fennel seeds Dill: benefits and harms of fragrant spices  Dill: benefits and harms of fragrant spices
 , Fennel and so on.

To learn how to treat constipation folk remedies, in any case, you should consult a doctor.

Galina Romanenko

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Shepherd's purse and its beneficial properties: Bleeding

September 30th, 2010

 lady's purse
 The nature around us is rich in medicinal raw materials. In the woods, meadows and fields, there are a wide variety of grasses, shrubs and trees that contain valuable to human health. Modest and discreet grass shepherd's purse - one of the most well-known medicinal plants.

 Shepherd's purse and its beneficial properties: Bleeding

The botanical characteristics of shepherd's purse

Shepherd's purse - an annual herbaceous plant of the cabbage family. Stem branched, up to 30 cm. Leaves mainly basal, oblong, toothed, at the root collected in the outlet. On the stem leaves are arrow-shaped, sessile. The flowers are very small, have four white petals, are located on the top of the stem. Fruits - a small triangular-shaped pods.

It grows like a weed in the territory of our country in the gardens, fields, meadows, wastelands, along roads and near homes. One plant in the summer can give more than sixty thousand seeds that germinate quickly and give over the summer four generations of new plants. So close you can meet young and old plants.

 Shepherd's purse and its beneficial properties: Bleeding

The chemical composition of shepherd's purse and collection of medicinal raw materials

The leaves of shepherd's purse contains choline, acetylcholine, tyramine, izotin, tannins, organic acids (drilling, fumaric, malic, citric, tartaric), vitamins B2, K, ascorbic acid, carotene, volatile, essential oil Essential oils and conception: can help the roses?  Essential oils and conception: can help the roses?
 , Minerals (iron, chromium, manganese, copper, titanium, aluminum, phosphorus and calcium).

As a medicinal plant used aboveground part of the plant. Gather the herb during flowering, pulling together with the root, and then the roots are cut. Raw unpretentious, so it is dried in any way possible, and then stored in a suspended fabric pouches.

 Shepherd's purse and its beneficial properties: Bleeding

Medicinal properties of the shepherd's purse, and its application in medicine

Shepherd's purse has hemostatic, antimicrobial, lowering blood pressure, anti-inflammatory, choleretic and astringent properties.

Hemostatic properties shepherd's purse depend on the content of a large number of vitamin C. Therefore, infusions and decoctions of shepherd's purse is prescribed for various types of bleeding: the inter-menstrual bleeding, prolonged painful menstruation, with hemoptysis of pulmonary tuberculosis in the background (using shepherd's purse, they shot better than other drugs), and so on.

Shepherd's purse is prescribed for the initial stages of hypertension with sedatives - this contributes to a significant reduction in blood pressure Blood pressure - dangerous if his swing?  Blood pressure - dangerous if his swing?
 . Courses of treatment at 1, 5-2 months can be carried out twice a year. In chronic cardiovascular disease, which is accompanied by swelling, shepherd's purse can help reduce them. But there are contraindications: shepherd's purse can not be used for a long time and often, as with any cardiovascular disease is common tendency to form clots in the blood vessels - shepherd's purse may enhance thrombosis due to the presence in it of vitamin K.

In the spring of shepherd's purse is used in salads as a vitamin agent that has also protivoskleroticheskoe action - blood vessels cleared of atherosclerotic plaques.

As cholagogue shepherd's purse used in the stagnation of bile in the gallbladder and biliary tract - it extends the bile duct and enhances their motor activity. Together, stagnant bile body can get rid of small stones and sand, which were in the biliary tract.

In diseases of the kidneys and urinary tract shepherd's purse is also nice, because it has both antimicrobial and diuretic properties. Urinary tract are washed (especially if the patient drinks a lot of fluids), of which leave the sand, stones, pathogens and products of their metabolism.

Binding properties of shepherd's purse allowed to use it in the various kinds of diarrhea, both alone and in combination with other drugs.

Preparations of shepherd's purse increase motor activity of smooth muscles of internal organs, including muscles of the uterus, so they should not be prescribed during pregnancy. You should not drink it long courses and in old age, when blood vessels are often formed clots.

 Shepherd's purse and its beneficial properties: Bleeding

Drugs of shepherd's purse

The pharmacy you can buy a liquid extract of shepherd's purse to 70% alcohol, which is used in bleeding, such as systemic uterine bleeding Uterine bleeding outside of menstruation - a sign of a serious breach  Uterine bleeding outside of menstruation - a sign of a serious breach

In the home of the shepherd's purse, you can prepare the infusion: two tablespoons of raw boiled water, placed in a water bath Sauna and health: the benefits and harms of bath procedures  Sauna and health: the benefits and harms of bath procedures
   for 15 minutes, cool 45 minutes, filtered, made up to the initial level of boiled water and take a tablespoon 4-5 times a day after meals.

Galina Romanenko