*Apple mono diet (3 days): This consists of four to five meals of raw apples with organic apple juice between meals. On the evening of the third day, take 2 tablespoons of raw, unrefined olive oil. Take no enemas or laxatives. Take 25 drops of cascara sagrada diluted in water, four times a day. When take in low dosages, cascara as a tonic,, not a laxative. Take cascara for 2 weeks, then gradually reduce.
*Organic Prune, raison, fig tea: Cut up 12 figs and place in as saucepan together with 12 cut up prunes and 2 TBLS raisons. Cover with 2 pints of distilled water , cover and simmer for 30 minutes.
*Black sesame/cumin seed tea. Grind half cup black sesame seed/cumin seed combination and boil with 2 cups water for 30 minutes. Strain and drink
*Up the lemon water. Drink 8-12 cups of distilled water with organic lemon juice added. The more the better.
* Try Shilajit. This is such an amazing medicine that it deserves it own blog but for now I will at least mention it. It is an Ayurvedic traditional medicine that has 42 different type of minerals and folic acid which comes from naturally occurring rock minerals. It can be taken in capsule and also drank like a coffee substitute with agave and creme, just like you would coffee but it is incredible for constipation and many other health maladies. You can get it online if you search for it.
*Triphala is another indian remedy that is tried and true. It has a combination of 3 ayurvedic herbs that help to promote natural urges without any addictive qualities as well as herbs that acts like an intestinal cleanser which sweeps debris form the large intestines. Take 3 capsules in the evening before bed. Keep upping the does by one capsule per night until you achieve desires results of 3 bowel movements per day.
HERBS THAT TREAT CONSTIPATION:
* Rhubarb bark
*Flax: soak and eat or consume as a tea
*Fenegreek ( as above)
*Nux vomica: If you are hooked on laxatives, this will break the habit. Take a dose before bed time for a few days.
*Use sulfur when its painful to pass stools
*Use graphites when there is no urge to defecate.
*Use silica for a bashful stool that starts and goes back. There is soreness and often oozing mucous.
DONT FORGET THE ACIDOPHILUS AND LACTOBACILLUS EVER!! It is the best way to keep regular and planting your intestines with that friendly army of good bacteria to help create a balanced ecosystem inside your beautiful temple.
Hope this was some help and FLOW ON PEOPLE