Constipation can be the result of a number of things, a lack of movement, excessive stress, age, meds, certain vitamins, not enough fibers and water and many other things can cause it. But it can also be the side-effect of another disease in which case you should consult your doctor and treat that condition in order to resolve this issue.
Statistical data show that every 10th person has a problem with irregular bowel movement and considering how common this issue is, a remedy is desperately needed.
The best way to cure this problem is to use natural remedies and one of the best is the jam that was made by The VA hospital in Quebec. This amazing natural laxative is also known as the hospital jam because it has been proven effective for the most severe cases of constipation and even the doctors prescribe it as a medicine.
Here’s how you can prepare it:
- 150 g date palm (1 cup)
- 150 g prunes (1 cup)
- 5 cups of boiled water (for thicker jam less)
Cut the dates and prunes into small pieces and add them to the boiling water. Cook them until the mixture becomes thick. You should get 20 servings of a tablespoon each. It can be consumed by people of all ages. You can consume it like that of add it to your morning breakfast, be it a glass of yogurt, a bowl of cereals or whatever you prefer.
Prunes are rich in fibers, but they also contain sorbitol, a natural stool-loosening sugar that eases constipation in a matter of hours. You can also try to put some dried prunes in a glass of water overnight and drink the water and prunes in the morning. It will help your bowel movement instantaneously. But don’t overdo it, it may lead to diarrhea.