Everyone has had an upset stomach at least once in their lifetime, most of you more often than that. One way that people have been curing stomach problems over the past twenty years has been over the counter chemical based medication, but there are better, more friendly and safe ways to cure stomach issues without having to pay a lot of money and most of this stuff can be found in your kitchen cabinet or local grocery store.
As an earth friendly, organic Mother you want only the best for your little ones, and with home remedies that incorporate eco-friendly essential oils into your daily routines you can actually eliminate the need to have medical relief for upset stomachs. Many people don’t realize that peppermint can relieve stomach aches and constipation. You can use peppermint in many ways, some of them not as healthy as others, such as candy, but one sure fire healthy way to use peppermint is to get peppermint oil and keep it in your cabinets for emergency or daily use. Peppermint oil is easily found through any one of the outstanding essential oil companies, or you can simply go online and check amazon. When you use peppermint oil there are a few ways to treat your stomach issues, first you can rub the oil in small doses, with a carrier oil such as coconut oil or olive oil, on the stomach when feeling sick or when you have constipation. This will seep through the skin into the colon and help relieve the pressure. The other way is to add it to glycerin pills with some carrier oil and it will coat your stomach and aid in proper evacuation of your bowels.
Other methods of dealing with stomach issues are to also use lemon oil with the peppermint oil and carrier oil. Lemon oil is known for helping you lose weight and helps with proper digestion of your food. When adding lemon oil, peppermint oil, and carrier oil to the glycerin capsule, you will want to only use a few drops of each and then fill the capsule with the carrier oil, you are giving your stomach the essential vitamins and oils it needs to process food and waste. Monitoring the amount of drops you use and adding carrier oil will prevent it from being too strong, or from being able to be tasted later on when the gas is released through burps. Lemon oil and peppermint oil can be used on a daily basis as a weight loss, and colon cleanse method for people of all ages. For the younger family members use less drops of essential oils when making your pills. This works well when used regularly for both types of stomach issues.
If this doesn’t sound so appealing to you then try having a high fiber diet of whole grain fiber in your bread, cereal, and even adding extra fruit and leafy green vegetables to your diet. This is a simple healthy eating plan that is recommended by many nutritionists. The more fiber intake, the less constipated your colon can get, this will aid in bowel movements and also keep you eating healthy which in the long run will help you lose weight and feel better. Make sure you use organic, stone ground bread and fresh leafy greens, nothing frozen, or pre-cooked since the vitamins are released in these processes.
Sometimes, you are in need of a quick fix, and when this happens, you should consider some other natural laxative methods, these can include everything from an enema, to a colon flush vitamin, these seem to work in at a faster rate. Although colon flush pills are a great way to get natural probiotic enzymes into your body, you should never rely on them for more than a couple of days. It is not recommended to take a colon flush pill, or laxative pill for more than a few days a month. However, a probiotic supplement that is all natural, vegetarian, gluten and dairy free, contains proper enzymatic probiotic bacteria and yeast that will aid in proper colon cleanse and continued colon productivity. The best ones to use would have less than 4 ingredients in them, this means that they don’t have any added chemical compounds, which you are trying to avoid when you are living an organic lifestyle.
Following these simple guidelines will help you to feel less stomach issues and keep you healthier in the long run. Why not incorporate all of these into your daily routine and start feeling healthier right now?
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