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Can Sunflower and Sesame Seeds Help With Constipation?

Posted Aug 15 2010 1:03pm

How Sesame and Sunflower Seeds Can Help Relieve Your Constipation

Allow me to share how two simple seeds you can use to include special nutrition to your body and at the same time get relief from constipation . Learn how to prepare these seeds so your bowel movements can become regular.

Sesame seeds to alleviate your constipation :

Making use of sesame and sunflower seeds for constipation makes a lot of sens, especially if you like to eat seeds then this is one method you can include more fiber, vitamins and minerals to your diet and at the same time lessen your constipation problems.

Health professionals recommend using black sesame seeds for chronic constipation by grinding black sesame seeds into a meal using a small coffee grinder.

Mix with dark honey into a small ball.

Eat one three time a day dipped in rice wine.

Black sesame seeds also provides nutrition and positively impacts the liver, intestines, kidney and blood.

A sesame seeds soup with brown rice is also suggested and to make this soup do the following:

Soak 10 parts of sesame seeds with 1 part brown rice in distilled water.

When they are soft after about an hour, sift the water from the pan and then grind them in a small food grinder to produce a liquid.

Strain the remaining liquid to remove coarse particles.

Dilute the liquid with distilled water and add some honey.

Cook on low heat until the liquid becomes syrupy

Drink about two cups to relieve constipation – which should happen within an hour or so.

Additionally peas and brown sesame seeds – help to lubricate the intestinal walls. This makes it easier for waste matter to move through your colon.

Sunflower seeds for constipation :

Sunflower seeds promote regularity. Use them raw shelled and unsalted every day. They contain omega-6 fatty acid just like olive oil.

You can use them grounded and add them to your morning smoothie, 1-2 teaspoons, or to your homemade salad dressing

Add them to your salad and/or add them to your morning cereal

Here’s a sunflower drink you can make:

Take 1-2 tablespoons of sunflower seeds.

Grind them in a coffee grinder.

Add them to a cup of boiling water.

Sweeten this mixture with honey, maple syrup, or blackstrap molasses. Drink this combination morning and night to help you with your constipation .

When you use grounded sunflower seed to add to your salad dressing you can also use sesame seeds at the same time.

Use both of these seeds and experiment and find out how you like preparing them and eating them.

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