Dates and Prunes Home Remedy: Natural Laxative for Constipation

The benefits of using dates and prunes as a natural laxative, and a recipe to do this yourself at home.

1. Many people suffer from constipation. This can be caused by many different issues, such as stress or irritable bowel syndrome (IBS.)

2. There dates and prunes laxative is a natural remedy which you can use, which will make you go to the toilet and flush toxins out from the digestive tract.

3. To do this simply take 175g of dates and 175g of prunes. Use a sharp knife and slice these thinly. Add these to a pan with 1 litre of water. (You can also add 2 tablespoons of fresh orange juice if you wish)

4. Bring these to the boil and simmer for 30 minutes. This will create a very thick syrup. If the mixture still has too much liquid, cook for a little longer until it is thick.

5. Then pour this out into a jar. You can eat this throughout the day.

6. This will make you go to the toilet and will help to relieve excess water from the body.

7. The mixture of dates and prunes works well with porridge and cereal and is tasty to eat at breakfast.

8. Make sure you drink at least 8 glasses of water throughout the day to stay hydrated. You can also add a pinch of rock salt to your water for added electrolytes.

9. If you do not like dates, you can switch them out for dried figs, apricots or raisins. The main ingredient is the prunes which contain the most dietary fibre.

10. I also recommend eating this with live yoghurt, for a really yummy natural medicine.

11. It is very healthy to eat a few prunes every day to keep your digestive system moving. This is caused by the sorbitol within them.

12. They are also great at providing the body with energy due to the natural sugars and fibre.

13. To stay healthy after this treatment, I recommend drinking carrot juice on a daily basis. Carrot juice contains many great health benefits and will help to keep your bowel movements regular from now on.