I experience pain and discomfort while passing stools. There is itching and irritation after passing stools. Need a remedy.

Following are some home remedies for irritable bowel syndrome:

  • Ginger is known for its effectiveness in treating irritable bowel syndrome. Intake of ginger helps reduce inflammation. Eat raw ginger or drink a glass of ginger tea.
  • Peppermint oil is a valuable natural remedy for irritable bowel. Take peppermint in a coated capsule.
  • Drink Flaxseed tea as it beneficial in the cure irritable bowel syndrome. Take one teaspoon of flaxseed in a cup of water and boil this water. Drink the tea at night before going to bed.
  • Put a teaspoon of psyllium husks in half a cup of fresh yogurt. Eat it in the gap of one hour post dinner. This is regarded as a powerful remedy for irritable bowel syndrome.

Some tips for the treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome.

  • Chew food properly. Eat and drink at a slow pace.
  • Eat small meals and in regular intervals.
  • Drink at least 8 - 12 glasses of water in a day
  • Include fiber in your diet.
  • Exercise 3 -4 times in a week.
  • Avoid smoking, alcohol and carbonated drinks
  • Avoid foods that are acidic in nature like citrus fruits.
  • Avoid spicy and pickled foods
  • Avoid the intake of gassy foods, like cabbage, broccoli and beans.

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