IBS home remedies is grandma’s lovely method of IBS treatment using material mostly available in your home and without medications.
Home remedies for IBS
Here you can find some useful home remedies for IBS. Choose the best remedies that suits you the most and stick with it until find relief.
Yogurt: contains live cultures of beneficial bacteria, which is a popular remedy for IBS-diarrhea predominant. This friendly bacterium creates protective environment in the intestines and produce lactic acid to flush out toxins from the body. Have it in the midday meal, you can notice improvement within a week.
Flaxseed: is a good source of dietary fiber, omega-3 essential fatty acids that supports the immune and digestive systems. Flaxseed is useful for treating IBS of all types. Take one tablespoon of freshly ground flaxseed with water, once daily. Add one teaspoon of flaxseed to boiling water, steep for 5 to 10 minutes and drink tea daily before bed keep your stomach clean without gas.
Cabbage Juice: is effective remedy for IBS predominated by constipation, because of its laxative effect it makes bowel movement easier and makes the stool softer. Raw cabbage juice contain sulfur and chlorine; this deeply cleanse the mucus membranes in the entire intestinal tract. Wash cabbage, cut into small pieces, put it in a juicer/blender to make juice, and drink 1/2 glass of juice 3 to 4 times/day. However, in some individuals, cabbage juice may cause bloating and flatulence.
Oat Bran: Eating oats for breakfast will provide required fiber; it makes the stools soft, pass down painlessly and reduce the IBS symptoms. In addition, it contains antioxidants, protein, calcium, iron, thiamin, phosphorus, riboflavin, magnesium, and zinc. Add a tablespoon of oat bran to your breakfast cereal daily. Add one tablespoon of oat bran to yogurt, a smoothie or a salad. Alternatively, mix one part oat bran with two parts water, cook it for a few minutes and eat oatmeal. When you start using oat may cause gas and bloating until your body get adjusts to it.
Bananas: Fresh, ripped bananas are nutritious and is rich in potassium help relieve bloating and gas. Bananas contain pectin a soluble fiber, this help treat diarrhea by absorbing liquid in the intestines. Eat one ripe bananas daily to maintain a healthy digestive system and prevent IBS. Eat it twice daily until the diarrhea stops.
Carrots: is rich in pectin, this help both diarrhea and constipation. Wash, add few fresh carrots in a juicer to extract the juice, add 1/2 lemon juice, stevia to sweeten, and drink it several times a day. Avoid drinking raw carrot juice, if it causes stomach pain. Alternative and preferably, blend-cooked carrots in a blender to make puree, add a pinch of salt and eat half cup of carrot puree several times a day.
Psyllium or Isabgol: Add ½ teaspoon of psyllium husks or Isabgol to a cup of yogurt, and eat it one hour after lunch help improve IBS symptoms.