Digestive System – Herbal remedies for Digestive System

A healthy body starts with a healthy digestive system.

It is practically impossible to distinguish which system or organ in our body is more important. They all play their specific roles in keeping us alive. However we are not satisfied with just being alive. More and more people these days realize how important it is to stay young and healthy as long as possible.

Digestive system unites esophagus, stomach, intestines, liver, pancreas and gall bladder. Each of these organs play their specific role during digestion and only their balanced work provides normal processing of food. A problem in one organ of digestive system usually leads to infringement of normal functioning in other organs. So, low acidity of gastric juice can cause diarrhea, and belching can be a first sign of future liver problem. All this, once again, confirms a close relationship of all organs in our body.

It is a fact that most diseases, including some very serious ones, start from lower part of digestive system-the intestinal tract.

Such symptoms as heartburn, constipation and fatigue are usually attributed to a hectic lifestyle. In that case making changes in one’s lifestyle-quitting bad habits, eating right and being more physically active, can help the symptoms go away by themselves.

However, more often than not they are an indication, or a warning sign, of some kind of problem in our digestive system. Even allergies and certain skin conditions can be a part of this. Unfortunately, every other person suffers from some or other digestive disorder. On this page you will find natural remedies to treat the most common of them.

Before the treatment of any digestive system’s disorder starts, it is necessary to find out the exact diagnosis. And only your doctor can help you with that. When it is done, a suitable natural remedy can be chosen.

Diarrhea: Diarrhea, when lasts for a significant period of time, can become a serious problem because of the danger of dehydration and loss of nutrients. It is especially true for children and elderly. If no remedy helps contact your doctor.

Put 1 tsp of dry black tea on a palm of the hand and rub it with the thumb. When tea becomes more like powder swallow it with small amount of water.

Take 10 peppercorns (ungrounded black pepper) and swallow with small amount of water.

Water, which rice was previously cooked in, gives good results.

Drink mix of 2-3 raw eggs and 350 g of cold boiled water during the day. Do not drink any other water.

In 1 L of cold boiled water dissolve 1 tsp of baking soda and 1 tsp of table salt. Drink all at once.

Dissolve 1 tbsp of potato starch in 1/2 cup of cold water and drink all at once. Treatment can be repeated few times.

Constipation: is one of the most common digestive system’s disorders of modern world. It brings many inconveniences in person’s life. Most of us give up hope of a normal digestion, although the answer to the problem is much closer then one might think and easily accessible.

Mix 1-2 tbsp of dried dog rose with 6-10 drops of lemon juice in a cup of boiling water. Let the mix cool down and drink. In 1 cup of boiling water mix 1 tbsp of honey and 10 drops of grapefruit (or 6-7 drops of lemon) juice. Drink in the morning.

Every morning 30 min before breakfast slowly drink one cup of very hot water. Use a spoon so as not to burn yourself. This simple remedy cleans the whole digestive system and, taken for at least 6 months, is known to cure chronic constipation. Better results can be achieved by adding juice of 1 lemon to the water. This mix is very good for the liver.

Mix together 60 ml of lemon juice and 15 g of table salt and add to 1 ½ L of warm water. Drink all at once and lie down on your back for 4-5 min.

Every morning before breakfast and every evening before bed eat 1-2 oranges. (Only if no ulcers are present.)

Put 1 tsp of flax seeds in 1 cup of boiling water. Steep for 4-5 hours and drink everything including seeds in the evening before bed.

Drink 1-2 tsp of aloe juice 2-3 times a day 30 min before meal for 1-2 months. Add 2 tsp of dandelion root to 1 cup of cold boiled water and let stand for 8 hours. Drink ¼ cup 4 times a day before meal.

Mix 20 g of licorice root and 5 g of crushed fennel seeds. Add 1 tbsp of mix to 1 cup of boiling water, wrap up warmly and steep for 2-3 hours. Drink ½ cup 1 hour after meal.

Put 10 g of crushed plantain seeds in 1/2 cup of boiling water, steep, filter and drink all at once.

Mix together 4 parts of buckthorn bark, 1 part of crushed cumin seeds and 2 parts of chamomile flowers. Add 1 tbsp of the mix to 200 g of boiling water and boil for 10 min at low heat and drink all at once at bedtime. This remedy cleans digestive system and provides good results at constipation, colitis, and hemorrhoids.


In the morning an hour before breakfast eat fresh, well washed peel of orange, lemon, grapefruit or mandarin.

Take 2-3 grinded lemon seeds with warm water 3 times a day 30 min before meal. 30 min before breakfast eat 6 walnuts, 30 min before lunch-5 walnuts and 4 walnuts before dinner. Repeat for 3 days.


Combine 1 tsp of each: centaury, chamomile and sage, and add 1 cup of boiling water. Drink 1 tbsp every 2 hours 7-8 times a day for 1-3 months, and then reduce the dose slightly. This remedy is safe to take for a long period of time.

Atony: Add 10 g of origanum to 200 ml of cold boiled water and let stand for 8 hours. Take 1 tbsp 3 times a day.

In one and a half L of cold boiled water dissolve 11/2 tsp of salt and juice of 1 lemon. Drink the mix during 40 min in the morning before breakfast. Repeat the next day.

twice a month: In 11/2 L of warm boiled water dissolve 1 tbsp of salt and 1 tbsp of honey. Drink everything at once in the morning before meal.

Clean digestive system brings positive changes and improves a quality of life.