Constipation can be result of many factors, like not enough movement, too much stress, age, medications, some vitamins, lack of fibers and water and many other factors. But, constipation can be a side effect of another illness and in this case you should visit your doctor and cure the illness which will solve this problem as well.
According to the statistics, every 10th individual has a problem with irregular bowel movement and knowing how prevalent this condition is, the following remedy will be of great help.
The doctors employed at a hospital in Quebec prepared a jam which is very effective for solving this health condition. This is an incredible natural laxative. Many cases of serious constipation have been solved thanks to this natural remedy. It is known as a hospital jam.
- 150 g pitted dates (1 cup)
- 150 g prunes (1 cup)
- 5 mugs of water which is boiled (less if you want the jam to be thicker)
Cut the dates and prunes in small pieces and add then in boiling water. Cook until the mixture becomes dense. The recipe provides 20 servings of a tablespoon. It can be consumed by everyone, regardless of the age. You can consume it for breakfast. For instance, you can add it in your mug of yogurt, combine it with cereals or anything you like.
Prunes are an excellent source of fibers. Also, they are rich in sorbitol which has the ability to loosen the stool, relieving constipation in just a few hours.
Also, you can put several prunes in a glass of water and leave it overnight. Consume the prunes the following morning.