Constipation - Herbal Mix
Constipation - Herbal Mix
The mixture includes the following herbs.
SENNA - (Cassia Angustifolia)
Senna is recommended to relieve transient or opportunistic constipation. There is clear evidence for the laxative effect of anthraquinone, contained in Senna, while the laxative action of sennosides, which are hydrolyzed by intestinal bacteria and broken down yielding the active ingredient (anthrone) It has been reported that sennosides A and B and their metabolic products act in the large intestine, accelerating transport to the colon. These compounds also enhance the secretion of water in the colon. Senna acts about 8-10 hours after the moment of taking it. Synthesis of nitric oxide can also be involved in the secretion of fluids caused by Senna, and the appearance of diarrhea. Compared to conventional treatments, Senna seems to be more effective as a laxative. Liver Protection Many studies demonstrate that glycosides, contained by Senna and related plant species, have antitoxic activity in the liver.
Mallow -(Malva Sylvestris): It is considered effective in cases of stomach upset accompanied by constipation. Mallow is considered to have a mild laxative effect, detoxifies and soothes the gastrointestinal system.
Couch Grass - (Agropyron Repens)
Ingredients: Triticin, slippery, silicic acid, potassium, inositol, manitol, glycoside. Αn antimicrobial substance.
Actions: It is an emollient without side effects, increases diuresis, facilitates kidney function, antimicrobial. Indications: It can be used in urinary infections such as cystitis, urethritis, and prostatitis. It acts as an antiseptic and anti-inflammatory in urinary infections, such as cystitis, and urethritis, Its emollient properties soothe irritation and inflammation. It is beneficial in cases of enlargement of the prostate gland. used for kidney stones, cholelithiasis, and psammiasis (sand in the kidneys)
Marigold - (Calendula Officinalis): Used to treat gastric and duodenal ulcers. As an emmenagogue, it helps in cases of delayed and painful menstruation. As a cholagogue it helps in gallbladder problems and fuzzy digestive problems that we characterize as indigestion.
Hot Brew Instructions
Boil 250ml of water. Reduce to low and simmer 1-2 tsp of herb for 5-7 minutes. Strain. Enjoy!
Cold Brew Instructions
Put 1-2 tsp of the herb in a glass jar per 250 ml of filtered water. Put the lid on and shake. Put the jar in the refrigerator for at least 12-14 hours. Strain. Enjoy your cold brew tea.
1-2 teaspoons of loose tea or 3g up to 1-2 times daily.
Note: Before adding a new herb or supplement to your daily routine, you should consult with a medical doctor.