Four elderly intestinal moisturizers
Habitual constipation is more common in the elderly.
Due to the decline of the elderly’s physiological function, the bowel function is easily dysregulated, while physical activity is reduced, food intake is reduced, or due to excessive fineness of the staple food, and moderate thick fiber vegetables are produced, habitual constipation may be formed.
Coupled with the dry climate in autumn, dry bowel and constipation are more likely to occur in the elderly.
Porridge is a staple food loved by the elderly. Here are some of the intestinal moisturizers that can help the bowel and laxative for your common use.
First, take 30 grams of black sesame porridge, wash and dry, fry and grind, add 50 grams of rice to cook gruel, take it sooner or later.
Can nourish liver and kidney, nourish yin and blood, and moisten the internal organs.
Suitable for those with yin deficiency and dry bowel.
Second, walnut porridge, take 10 walnut kernels, mash them, increase rice 50 grams and cook for thin porridge.
It can nourish the kidney and help the yang, moisturize the intestines and defecate.
It is suitable for constipation due to inadequate kidney yang and intestinal dryness.
Third, Cassia porridge, take 10 grams of fried cassia seeds (available in Chinese medicine stores), add an appropriate amount of water into the casserole and cook the juice, increase 50 grams of rice and cook for the porridge.
Can clear heat and eyesight, moisturize the bowels, lower blood pressure and fat.
It is suitable for the elderly suffering from hypertension, hyperlipidemia and often constipation.
4. Take 60 grams of raw atractylodes congee (available in Chinese medicine stores), fry it in a casserole, and take the juice. Add 50 grams of rice and cook it for porridge.
It can benefit qi and spleen, and stagnate laxative.
It is effective for the symptoms caused by weak spleen and stomach such as loss of appetite, weakness of limbs, fatigue of the stool, etc.