3 Curative Smoothies for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

· August 23, 2015

Having irritable bowel syndrome is very frequent. We are not sure what the causes of it are. Sometimes it has to do with stress, infections, or reactions to certain foods. Whatever it is, this is a reality with pronounced symptoms that make your everyday life difficult.

What should you do? As always, your doctor should be the one to tell you what steps to take. Meanwhile, you can make these easy and healthy smoothies at home that will relieve your discomfort. Find out about them below.

1. Aloe Vera and Kiwi Smoothie

Aloe Vera

How to Make the Smoothie

You already know about the many benefits of aloe vera. It is one of the best plants to treat irritable bowel syndrome because of its anti-inflammatory properties. It also reduces the amount of bacteria that could irritate your colon.

On the other hand, when aloe gets broken down, it does not release gas like other foods. This gives it a hydrating and curative action for the intestinal walls that also allows other compounds to synthesize better.

When combined with kiwi juice, you will get a smoothie full of vitamins that is very gently and digestive. It is easy to make: you just have to heat up a glass of water and dilute a tablespoon of aloe vera in it.

Once it is dissolved, add the kiwi smoothie. You can include a tablespoon of honey, which will make it much more pleasant. As a last tip, keep this  in mind: drink these smoothies warm, not cold or hot. You will digest it better.

2. Papaya and Chamomile Blender


How to Prepare the Smoothie

  • 3 papaya slices
  • 1 chamomile tea bag
  • 1 mint tea bag
  • A few drops of lemon juice
  • A tablespoon of honey
  • A glass of water (200 mL)

This is an essential smoothie to drink every day when you wake up. You will reduce inflammation and relieve pain and the classic bloating. Papaya is one of the most digestive fruits thanks to papain. You will be able to digest it well and it will make you feel much better.

We should also highlight the many benefits of mint to treat irritable bowel syndromeIts oil contains menthol, something that will allow you to control muscle contractions in the intestines, which will relax them and relieve pain.

So what virtues does chamomile have? It relieves the sensation of bloating; it calms, relaxes, and regulates those classic processes of constipation or diarrhea that are experienced when you have irritable bowel syndrome.

To make this, all you need is the papaya smoothie. On the side, you will prepare the mint and chamomile in a glass of boiling water. Once this is ready, mix both elements: the papaya and medicinal plants. Accompany it with a little bit of honey and you will see how it relaxes you. It is perfect to drink in the morning.

3. Melisa, Watermelon, and Pear Smoothie


How to Make the Smoothie

  • A slice of watermelon
  • A pear
  • A bag of melisa infusion
  • A glass of water (200 mL)

The simple act of combining fruits with medicinal plants will greatly boost the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome. You will increase the sedative, anti-inflammatory, and curative action. Melisa is also an excellent relaxant, an effective way to prevent cramps or those intestinal contractions that cause so much pain.

Pear on the other hand is one of those medicinal fruits that is worth eating every day. It is rich in vitamins and minerals and is so digestive that will not cause you any harm. You will tolerate it well and it will benefit you with its natural treasure of B complex vitamins.

Including watermelon in this smoothie is a wise decision. It will hydrate you, is a diuretic, and rich in vitamins and minerals. You will tolerate it and it will also boost the reduction of inflammation in the colon. To benefit from these components, make a simple smoothie with both fruits.

Remember to add the melisa infusion. Mix it with a glass of hot water and allow it to become an infusion. Once it is ready, add watermelon and pear juice. You will see how great it is and you will truly tolerate it well. Remember once again to drink these smoothies warm. If they are very hot or cold, your intestines will feel it. We hope that this helps you.