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Sip Your Way to Regularity: The Best Herbal Teas for Constipation & bowl irregularity

Let's face it: talking about toilet habits isn't exactly polite dinner conversation. But here's the not-so-secret secret – irregularity (or constipation, if we're being blunt) is a common human experience. We all go through it and affects everyone at some point. It can be frustrating and an uncomfortable problem. 

Why Regularity Matters

Think of your digestive system as a highway. When things are moving smoothly, you feel energised and light. But when there's a problem, well, let's just say it's not a pleasant experience. Regularity is key to good gut health, which impacts everything from your immune system to your mood.

Luckily, Mother Nature has provided some soothing solutions in the form of herbal teas. These natural remedies can gently stimulate your digestive system, Supporting healthy digestion.

Here's some of the most effective herbal teas for constipation relief:

  • Peppermint Tea: This refreshing tea is a great choice for overall digestive health. Peppermint relaxes the muscles in your gut, relieving bloating. It's also a natural soother for IBS-related issues. In addition to drinking Peppermint, the NHS promote the use of Peppermint Oil as a herbal remedy for cramps and wind. We have a moreish sweet Peppermint and Nettle blend developed to aid digestion. It's just the tonic for bloating. Available in tea bags for on-the-go relief, or premium loose leaf.

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Peppermint leaf - a brilliant remedy for digestion

  • Dandelion Tea: Don't underestimate this common weed! Dandelion contains inulin, a prebiotic fiber that promotes the growth of good bacteria in your gut. This, in turn, can help regulate digestion and alleviate constipation. We harvest the purest, freshest dandelion leaves and roots, with maximum potency for deep cleansing and detoxifying. Try our natural, mineral rich, Dandelion and Nettle blend to promote good gut health.

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Freshly picked and dried Dandelion leaf

Traditionally, rhubarb has been used as a natural laxative, and science is starting to catch up. A recent study (2022) showed that taking rhubarb extract supplements for a month improved bowel movements and relieved constipation (mostly female participants). This might be because the extract influences gut bacteria. Rhubarb can also help with heartburn, which is often related to IBS.

We offer a delicious Raspberry Leaf and Rhubarb blend, specifically formulated to promote healthy digestion and soothe inflammation. It can be made hot or cold, simply add sparkling water for a refreshing summer spritzer!

  • Other Options: While less studied, other teas like fennel, ginger, and even black tea may offer mild laxative effects or digestive benefits.

Don't forget to check out our delicious Nettle and Ginger blend, specifically developed to aid digestion. The powerhouse blend of Nettle, Fennel and Peppermint will help your gut and improve your skin balance too. Bonus.

Important Tips:

  • Quality Matters: Choose reputable brands and organic options whenever possible, these will have the most mineral density. All of our Nettle herbal teas are organic.

  • Taste and Potency: Start with a low dose and see how you respond.

  • Give nature time to work its magic!

Ease your entire system with our most popular medicinal tea infusions formulated for Digestive Health. Our medley of soothing and detoxing herbs balance stomach health, especially when feeling bloated, gassy, or constipated.


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