Natural Health Care
Therapeutic Teas & Mixtures
Herbs For Constipation
1 ounce of the juice taken internally 4 to 5 times a day. Also soothing to the intestines.
Eat a half cup of fresh blueberries
Boil 1 tsp of the dried bark (note fresh bark can be nauseating) in water, boil for a minute, let stand 15 minutes, take a cup of this tea in the evening.
1 to 2 tsp dried leaves or root in a cup of boiling water.. can be mixed with peppermint and/or roman chamomile
In a porridge use 1 to 2 tablespoons of ground seeds with a little hot water to make a porridge, eat one to 2 times daily (note some folks add this to oatmeal... )
Tea, 1 oz per cup of boiling water, steep a minimum of 10 minutes.
In a tea, 1 tsp per cup of boiling water, steeped.
The active ingredient in some commercial preparations.
In tea (can also be used as an enema)
In a tea, 1 tsp per cup of boiling water, steeped a minimum of 10 minutes. (can also be used as an enema)
In a tea, pour a cup of COLD water over 1 to 2 tsp leaves (or 5 pods) let stand 6 to 8 hours.. take a cup of this tea in the evening. OR mix the leaves with cascara sagrida (some also add fennel and chamomile) to make 1 to 2 tsp herb mix.. pour a cup of boiling water over the mixture, let stand covered for 10 to 15 minutes, take one cup in the evening.
Do not be frightened if your urine turns red when you use this tea. Also it is suggested that this is taken in combination with slippery elm, or aloe to soothe the intestine.
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