Natural Laxative Recipe

Constipation, difficulty of evacuation of the stools, is a well answered digestive disorder, which affects one person in five in France. Most often constipation is occasional and usually due to a particular event, such as pregnancy or poor diet. It may last for a few days or even weeks, unlike chronic constipation that lasts for months and years and which can be caused by an unbalanced diet (lack of fiber) or an inadequate supply of fluids.

According to one study, women will be 3-4 times more concerned with constipation problems than men. And this is often explained by hormonal causes (period of menstruation, pregnancy, childbirth, ...)

What are the causes and risk factors for constipation?

Some of the most common causes include stress, age, certain medications and dietary supplements, low fiber foods and low water consumption. A balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle will help you prevent and cure this disease.

Emotions or psychological causes can have an impact on the functioning of your digestive system. This is the case in pregnant women or even children who are afraid of defecating. The solution is to give freedom to his body to regain normal functioning.

  • Drink 2 liters of fluids a day.
  • Eat at least 5 vegetables and fruits rich in fiber, not to mention consuming cereal products based on whole wheat.

Practice physical activity daily or at least 3 times a week

Set up an intestinal cleansing regimen once a year, in order to eliminate all the toxins and eliminate chronic bloating.

There are many natural laxatives recipe and medications that can help you overcome constipation, but it is always better to use natural recipes that are both effective and cheap.

The recipe that we propose contains natural ingredients able to stimulate your transit and to relieve you quickly.

Natural Recipe for Constipation

  • 1 cup of pitted prunes
  • 1 cup of pitted dates
  • 5 cups of water


Start by boiling the water and cut the dates and prunes into small pieces and add them to the boiling water. Let cook until a homogeneous mixture is obtained. You will get almost the equivalent of 20 spoons that you can consume in all your meals, and that your children will also be able to use.

Why is this mixture so effective?

The answer is simple; The foods used are very rich in vitamins, fibers and antioxidants.

Prunes: contain vitamins and minerals but especially a lot of fiber and sorbitol, which stimulates the colon and therefore constipation. Prune juice helps to improve the antioxidant activity in the body, which directly reduces the damage caused by free radicals.

Dates: are a good source of dietary fiber needed to avoid or combat constipation. In fact, they increase the stool volume and help reduce the duration of intestinal transit. In addition, they contain carbohydrates and have a very high antioxidant power. The dates also contain glucose, fructose and sucrose which make this food a good source of energy. They are low in fat, which can also reduce cholesterol.

Good to know :

In some cases, constipation can cause serious diseases such as stomach cancer or colorectal cancer. If constipation is accompanied by severe abdominal pain, bleeding and fever, consult a doctor.

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