The expression constipation is derived from the Latin word "constipatus", which translated means to press, crowd together, to pack, or cram. Consequently, to be constipated means that the packed accumulation of feces in the bowel makes its evacuation difficult. Constipation is the number one affliction underlying every ailment. Two bowel movements per day represents a healthy digestive system. Good digestion begins when we ingest our food and it is then flushed through the digestive system. DigestZyme, taken with meals will help prevent digestive complications.
ReleaseZyme is formulated to reduce the discomfort of constipation. Constipation is simply defined as less than two bowel movements per day.
Toxicity of the bowel is brought on by poorly digested foods that ferment, putrefy and turn rancid in the colon. This leads to a constant assault on the immune system. Unable to function properly, the large intestine puts an added burden on the kidneys, lungs, liver and skin.
Cascara Sagrada is one of the most valuable remedies for chronic constipation and acts as a stimulant to the whole digestive system. Cascara Sagrada is one of the most gentle, effective and non-habit forming laxatives available. Cascara contains the mildest acting of all the A-factors. They produce a soft or formed stool in about six to eight hours with little or no gripping. The 1977 Formulary Service of the American Society of Hospital Pharmacists, Inc. emphasizes the mild action of Cascara and remarks that the herb does not lose its efficiency with repeated use. The problem with most cathartics is that increased dosages often become necessary with prolonged use. Cascara does not possess this negative property. Cascara can correct habitual constipation by restoring intestinal tonus.
Psyllium will assist easy evacuation by increasing water content in the colon causing softer stools. It relieves irritations during hemorrhoids, colitis, and ulcers.
Ginger Root plays an important role in this formulation because it restores muscle tone and reflex faculty to the gastrointestinal tract. It is not only important that one use a proper softener, but that one revitalize sick and flaccid muscles and glands. Ginger Root is also used for every kind of stomach discomfort from nausea to indigestion, and from simple stomach ache to ulcers.
Fennel Seed was used as a dietary aid as far back as the first century. Fennel is very important in the gastrointestinal tract to maintain tone and stasis, and to sterilize, stimulate and suppress flatulence caused by dietary changes. Fennel is used for treating gas, acid stomach, colic and cramps.
Burdock Root is a classic blood purifier and is also a diuretic. It helps cleanse the body toxins and wastes, especially those that accumulate during illness. Burdock has a restorative effect on the liver and gallbladder. Antibiotic and antifungal principles have been discovered in Burdock Root.
Senna Leaf is added to this formulation because of its laxative properties which cleanse the lympathic system. When urine is scant, as in a prostate situation, the lympathic system can be purged so that the fluid which cannot be expelled through the kidneys can still be eliminated through the bowel. Senna also removes impurities throughout the whole body.
Golden Seal is specific for all problems of the mucous membranes. Golden Seal is used in this formulation because of its ability to stop intestinal swelling as well as its antibiotic properties. It helps kill germs living in the waste which is being removed.