Homemade Remedies for IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome)

Homemade Remedies for IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome)
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a gastrointestinal problem because of the excessive movement of intestines. Women are inclined to have IBS than men and usually, IBS starts to happen when women are around 20 years old. 
The most common symptoms of IBS are bloating, diarrhea, constipation, flatus, cramps and many more. What the exact cause of IBS is still a mystery until now, but some factors give higher risk to IBS than the others, for instance, nervous, angry, drinking coffee, eating dairy products, eating certain fruits or vegetables.

If you often have IBS, these home remedies for IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) may help you to relieve the pain and irritation in stomach. Have a look.
Sometimes IBS could happen when smooth muscles in our digestive track are tighten or rapidly moved. This may cause you feeling pain in the stomach, cramp, bloating or diarrhea. Menthol oil from peppermint oil can sooth the muscles so that they can move normal. Once the muscles back to normal, all the foods and gas can pass through our digestive track easily. However, do not take peppermint oil too much since it can cause nausea, heartburn and nervous system disorders. How to use peppermint oil include:
· Mix ¼ cup of warm water with 2-3 drops of peppermint oil. Drink the liquid mixture 2-3 times a day until you relieve from the symptoms.
· Mix one teaspoon of dried peppermint with a cup of boiled water. Let it soak completely for about 10 minutes. Strain the peppermint and drink while it is still hot 2-3 times a day.

Ginger is good to improve your condition from bloating and gas. Ginger is also good to reduce the movement of intestinal muscles and prevent the inflammation.
· Grate fresh ginger and take one teaspoon of it. Mix it with a cup of hot water. Leave it aside for about 10 minutes, then strain the ginger. Add honey to taste. Hot ginger ale is good to relieve abdominal cramps and pains because of IBS or menstruation symptoms. Drink 2-3 times a day.
· To relieve diarrhea or improve the work of digestive system, you can eat raw grated ginger which has been mixed with one teaspoon of honey. Eat ginger before you take lunch and dinner.

Yoghurt is rich with good bacteria which protect the intestines from dangerous bacteria or virus and help releasing the toxin through the digestive tracks. Create healthy habit by eating yoghurt few times a day.

You need fibers if you have constipation related to IBS. Flaxseed is rich with fibers that would improve your condition because of constipation, and omega-3 fatty acids that are good to boost the immune system especially in the digestive tracks. You can take flaxseed in couple different ways:
· Add one tablespoon of ground flaxseed to a cup of water. Drink it once a day.
· Mix one teaspoon of flaxseed with a cup of hot water.

Let the flaxseed soak in the water for about 10 minutes. Strain it out and drink it once a day before you go to bed. This home remedies for IBS (irritable bowel syndromes) will help to smooth the intestines muscles and cleanse the stomach.

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