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82 Ways To Heal Your Gut

Friday, September 09, 2016

Did you know that the function of your immune system, the state of your mental health, the pain or lack thereof in your joints, and even whether or not you have seasonal allergies can all be determined by one thing?

Do you know what it is? The health of your gut!

Conventional and unconventional research is proving it over and over: poor gut health = poor overall health.

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Natural Digestive Remedy: Spiced Flax Sprinkle

Flax seeds contain soluble fiber which helps move things through the digestive tract and they are high in natural oils which lubricate the system. Cinnamon warms and stimulates the digestive system. Ginger has long been used to help prevent nausea and soothe upset stomachs and is also often used to stimulate digestion. Cardamom helps relieve gas and indigestion as well as helps move mucus from the digestive system. It can also help bring relief from too much acid in the stomach. Cloves have been traditionally used to treat a variety of bowel problems including diarrhea, bloating, and vomiting.

How to Use the Sprinkle - Simply sprinkle, truly it's as simple as that. Sprinkle a bit in your coffee or tea, over oatmeal or on toast, in your smoothie, etc.

It's quick and easy to whip a batch and easy to carry around on your travels.

3 Tablespoons Flax Seed Meal (Ground Flax)
2 Tablespoons Ground Cinnamon
1 teaspoon Ground Ginger
1/2 teaspoon Ground Cardamom
1/4 teaspoon Ground Cloves

Stir everything together until thoroughly combined. Store in an airtight glass container.
To use, simply sprinkle over food and drinks to help aid digestion.

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  • MILPAM3
    Just need to pick up some ground cardamom.
    646 days ago
  • NJMATTICE
    Thanks Xana. A great natural remedy recipe. I started with another one yesterday. Before my evening meal I drank 8 ounces of water with 2 T. Bragg's Vinegar, 1 t. psyllium husks and a 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon. Not the tastiest, but helped my digestion nicely. Keep the good info. coming.
    -Nancy
    646 days ago
  • MORTICIAADDAMS
    Great blog. I use chia seeds now. I don't know if they help gut problems or not.
    646 days ago
  • HELEN_BRU
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    646 days ago
  • INAMINIT
    👍🏻🙂
    646 days ago
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