For constipation flax oil to the rescue!
Flaxseed Oil – the Health Superstar
Flaxseed oil is a wonderful source of Omega 3 fatty acids. These bring immeasurable health benefits, both externally and internally.
It reportedly brings relief to inflammatory conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, tempers skin irritations, lowers cholesterol and blood pressure and aids in decreasing mental anxiety, diabetes and heart disease.
Flax seed oil for constipation
So, what about colon health? Can flaxseed oil be equally effective against the evil of constipation?
While the actual flax seed is a wonderful source of fiber for properly formed stool, flaxseed oil is well known for its constipation relieving properties.
In a laboratory study, flaxseed oil increased the number of bowel movements by 30%.
Ways to take flaxseed oil
Perhaps you’re interested in trying flaxseed oil for constipation relief, but not sure how to start. Here is a quick guide.
For constipation relief,
try any of the following:
Flaxseed oil does not have a long shelf life. Unless refrigerated, it will go rancid within just a few days time.
If tightly sealed and refrigerated, flaxseed oil can stay good for up to six weeks.
Make sure and keep it out of direct sun light.
Flaxseed oil is not recommended for pregnant women or anyone suffering with bipolar disorder.
When using flaxseed oil for constipation purposes, monitor how much you use. Go easy at first to see how your system reacts to a lower dose. If it produces diarrhea, lower the dose and try again.
Consider ground flax seed
If you have a coffee grinder, you can grind 1 to 2 ounces of flax seed in about 15 seconds, and sprinkle it on your cereal.
Personally, I mill 2 ounces of flax seed, put
it in a cereal bowl, add water, stir, and drink.
The taste reminds me of Cream of Wheat, which I
frequently had for breakfast when I was growing up.
Finding long-term constipation relief
Flaxseed oil is a great addition for the prevention and relief of constipation.
Here’s a constipation relief trick that works really well.
This, along with a healthy diet, does wonders to keep my colon regular.
I hope this article on constipation flax oil has helped to enlighten you about the wonderful world of flaxseed oil.
May your taste buds be happy and your colon be light. As always, thanks for reading!