Bowel syndrome or irritable bowel is an uncomfortable condition, whose symptoms are diarrhea, constipation, intestinal spasms, bloating and sometimes the presence of mucus in the stool. Many of those who suffer from this disease have bouts of diarrhea alternating with episodes of constipation.Manifestations of the disease can be mild to severe. Although there is no clear cause of the colon or irritable bowel syndrome, some researchers believe that the condition may be triggered by sensitivity to certain foods (especially those containing gluten or lactose), stress or may be due to the presence of certain bacteria . Although the condition can cause significant discomfort condition does not produce lesions in the colon.
There are several measures that can be taken to treat colon or irritable bowel syndrome.
Natural treatments for irritable bowel syndrome
By adopting a healthy and balanced diet which contains more fiber (whole grains, fruits and vegetables), adequate fluid intake and moderate physical activity can benefit from the positive effect of plants to cure symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome.
There are certain herbs that can help reduce the manifestations of irritable bowel syndrome and can improve quality of life for patients:
Mint, it is recommended to drink a daily cup or two of mint tea to relax the intestines, reducing intestinal spasms, relieve pain and flatulence. The active ingredients in the composition of peppermint relieves pain from the gastrointestinal tract. Make sure you drink tea you prepare the mint, not peppermint flavored products.
Ginger, Ginger soothes digestive problems shortly. For this purpose, a tea from a teaspoon of ginger you add in a cup, over which you add hot water. Strain and drink ginger tea. You can eat between four to six cups a day.
Coriander, has strong carminative and an antispasmodic effect. Thanks to its qualities diminish manifestations of irritable bowel syndrome, where they consume 1-3 cups of hot coriander seeds infusion per day.
Chamomile, has sedative and is useful in relieving tension, aches and stomach cramps.
Fennel, has antispasmodic properties and stimulates the production of gastric juices. Can be used in case of bloating and flatulence, relieve gastrointestinal cramps, and other intestinal problems, colic, heartburn, indigestion and stomach pain.
Cumin, stimulates intestinal flora balance and has an intestinal anti-inflammatory effect. To relieve the symptoms of irritable bowel (especially diarrhea) should drink 2-3 cups daily infusion of cumin seeds.
Flowers of acacia, acacia flower tea is useful for reducing abdominal pain and colic.
Along with diet, to reduce stress responsible for the onset of irritable bowel syndrome can turn to yoga, massage, meditation and other relaxation therapies to reduce stress and anxiety and eliminate disease manifestations.