Irritable bowel syndrome or IBS is a chronic condition affecting your large intestine also known as the colon includes the cecum, sigmoid colon, ascending colon, descending colon, rectum and anal canal. The muscular wall of the colon moves in a rhythmic fashion called peristalsis to move intestinal contents to the anal canal. As it contracts, the colon will absorb water from partially digested food moving through it. The waste material called stool is stored in the rectum until it is suspended through the anal canal which is called bowel movement. If you have irritable bowel syndrome the muscular contractions can be abnormal.
There are natural remedies for irritable bowel syndrome. If you have IBS there are certain foods that you have to avoid. Gluten is one kind of food you should stay away from, the inflammatory protein and grain products can cause IBS. You can add sprouted grains to your intake during the disease. Staying away from casein or dairy products because lactose the sugar in dairy can be irritable, whereas probiotics like Yakult can help ease the IBS, Kefir another fermented dairy product can be useful. Hydrogenated oils are another form of food you should stay away from as it can get destructive. Raw foods like salads and raw fruits can cause damage to your gut hence only consume cooked foods or steamed vegetables. Stay away from cold foods including ice water as it can damage the digestive tract.
Healing foods for IBS are something that nourishes your colon and the spleen. White immune-boosting foods like cauliflower, onions, and garlic. These are easy to digest and great to kill off the bad bacteria and have immune boosting benefits. Squashes like sweet potato, spaghetti, butternut squash is nourishing to the spleen and colon. Simultaneously drink a lot of bone broth and light soups. Bone broth contains amino acids, proline, and glycine which can make collagen which helps repair intestinal lining. The organic meat of beef or chicken add the bones and make the broth. Celery, carrots will also assist in healing spleen. You can even try live probiotic supplements like Bacillus subtilis that support the growth. Another irritable bowel syndrome medication would be L-glutamine that protects the gut lining and nourishes it.