Monday, January 10, 2011

Natural therapy to overcome constipation

Constipation is a hardening of feces that excessive so difficult to remove and can cause a feeling of heartburn and severe pain on the sufferer. If you experience severe constipation also called obstipasi that can cause colon cancer, so fatal to the sufferer. However, the emergence of a sense of heartburn and abdominal pain is not a sign and symptom, as well heartburn and pain that is not of course also does not go to a symptom of disease. Constipation is more common in children and the elderly, and occurs more frequently in women than in men.

Symptoms of constipation that looks between a person with someone else will be different. This is by diet, hormones, lifestyle and form of the large intestine is not the same person. Usually the symptoms and signs are commonly found in most sufferers are some stomach feel full even feel numb, the body feels sluggish, tired, cold sweats, heart pounding so fast emotion often resulting in stress, so vulnerable headache or even a fever. Daily activities disrupted because of a lack of confidence and not excited. Feces or feces harder, harder removed, more heat, and darker than usual, and fewer than usual.

As for obstipasi, symptoms in the sufferer is not too different and a little more severe such as stomach looks bigger and seems very heartburn, very hard stools and small round shape, the frequency of bowel movements can be reached in weeks, the body often feels hot, weak and weight, experiencing nausea and even vomiting.

If the patient has a weak immune system will display a skin disorder such as dull skin, dark spots, acne, eczema, and so forth. The reason this problem is the toxins that come from feces to accumulate in the colon and liver so that the burden of performance spread throughout the body. Usually these disturbances can only be lost if the patient had recovered from constipation or obstipasi.

Common causes of constipation among others due to lack of body fluids or dehydration, suffer from heartburn, stress on the job, a solid activity, the influence of hormones in the body, are in a period of pregnancy, anatomical abnormalities in the digestive system, poor lifestyle, side effects from taking drugs (eg antidiarrheal drugs, analgesics, and antacids), intake of vitamin C deficiency, is caused by the disease, delaying a bowel movement in a long time, lack of fibrous foods, because of old age, and many more.

To avoid the problem of constipation, the first thing to note is the correct diet. Food and eating is closely linked to health. Tips to avoid constipation, which multiply the consumption of vegetables and fruits, especially those that contain lots of fiber, drink water, exercise regularly and do not get used to resist the urge to defecate.

The recommended foods are papaya, beans, watermelons, bananas, cassava, green beans, soy beans, tomatoes, rice, potatoes and others.

Do not consume too much fiber and not too short.. The body only requires 25-30 grams of fiber each day to support the digestive process. Fibrous vegetables and fruit are not only needed by someone who experienced constipation but also every day the body requires food that contains fiber.

Treatment and relief of constipation naturally can be done by changing to more healthy diet, exercise diligently, abdominal massage, drinking as much water, prebiotic and probiotic drink, or get used to defecate every day by making a bowel movement schedule called bowel training. While slightly forced manner that is usually for people with obstipasi, namely by taking laxatives, stool or feces exploitation with special equipment, fiber therapy, and surgery (although this option is rarely done).

Natural therapies to overcome constipation with medicinal plants, among others:
Leaves handeuleum (Graptophyllum pictum (L). Griff)
The leaves contain alkaloids handeuleum non-toxic, glikosod, steroids, saponins, tannins and mucus. This has the effect of saponin as a mild laxative. The trick is: Leaves fresh handeuleum 7 pieces, boiled with 2 cups of water to be 1 cup. Strain and then drink.
Aloe vera (Aloe vera Linn.)
Besides beneficial for hair and treat wounds, aloe vera also acts as a laxative. The sap from aloe vera leaves is intermediary cleanser that is strong enough. However, the content is pretty strong laxative aloe vera, anthraquinone, sometimes can cause diarrhea and intestinal cramping. That's why, should be used with caution. It is better to consult with a herbalist or naturopathic. In addition, aloe vera is rich with chemical content such as aloin, barbaloin, isobarbaloin, aloe-emodin, and aloesin. Use 60 grams of aloe vera leaves peeled and blended or blended and brewed with 1 / 2 cups hot water. Add honey to taste and drink while warm.
Mengkudu (Morinda citrifolia L.)
Mengkudu fruit called miracle fruit. Because, many benefits that can be obtained from the fruit of Morinda citrifolia or pace this. Mengkudu fruit contains alkaloids triterpenoids. In addition. Mengkudu also contains morindone which is a red dye and efficacious as a laxative. How to overcome constipation with mengkudu are as follows: 2 ripe mengkudu fruit was washed and grated. Add a little salt. Stir until blended. Then squeeze the cloth. Drink 2 times a day.
Temulawak (Curcuma Roxb xanthorriza)
Plants that are included in the family Zingiberaceae has a somewhat bitter nature, anticonstipation, anti-inflammatory, tonic, diuretic, and bacteriostatic. Effect is obtained from the use of rhizomes, both fresh and dried. Finely ground temulawak rhizome with mustard seed. Give a little water. Squeeze, then drink the water.
Kejibeling (Strobilanthes crispus Bl)
Kejibeling contain various chemicals such as potassium, silicic acid, sodium, calcium, and several other compounds. In addition, kejibeling have laxative and diuretic effect, so good for people with constipation. Remedy: Half a handful of fresh leaves nasty shard washed until clean. Then boiled in two cups of water until the remaining one cup. Strain and drink.
For people with constipation can quickly recover, then the patient may not: hold bowel movement, eating fast food and is heat, eat in the portion of the lot, and drinking caffeinated beverages or soft drinks.

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