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How to Relieve Diarrhea with Cooked Cranberries and Cranberry Juice

Blueberries provide astringent benefits and are ideal for relieving and reducing diarrhea completely naturally. We propose 2 effective natural remedies to get it at home.

Who has not ever tried blueberries? Either alone or accompanied with yogurt or ice cream, the truth is that they become a simply delicious small fruit of the forest, with an intense and exquisite flavor and with many properties and benefits for our health.

Of course, although the genus to which blueberries belong actually has a total of 908 described species of which 172 have already been accepted, the truth is that from a more popular point of view we know above all three: red blueberries, with their characteristic purple color and also known by the name of cranberryblack blueberries, with their delicate and characteristic blackish color, also known as bilberry, and blueberries, with their intense purple color and known by the name of blueberry.

They basically consist of small fruits that grow from small bushes which tend to reach a maximum of half a meter in height. Of course, depending on the species of bush we will obtain one variety or another.

Regarding its uses, the truth is that they are not only used to accompany desserts such as yogurts or ice cream. For example, in the kitchen, when they are obtained at their highest point of freshness, it is common for them to be used to make delicious homemade jellies and compotes, although it is also very common as a side sauce for meats or as an ingredient in the preparation of buns. Sweet muffins and muffins (due to their sour taste).

The benefits of blueberries against diarrhea

The truth is that blueberries stand out for being small ideal fruits against problems of our digestive system, thanks to their richness in Gallic acid, hydroquinones, beta-carotenes and caryophyllene.

On the one hand, it stands out for its antivomitive, astringent and gastro protective qualities, which precisely translates into helping to relieve diarrhea by stopping excess stools while reducing intestinal inflammation thanks to its anti-inflammatory and bacteriostatic properties.

It also helps to make digestion better, becoming a very effective remedy in case of indigestion or difficult digestion, gas, flatulence and heartburn.

Natural remedy to relieve diarrhea with blueberries

If you precisely suffer from diarrhea, blueberries become an excellent natural option, thanks to their following qualities:

  • It reduces the effects of the stomach virus, preventing it from adhering to the cells present in the intestine. Therefore, it is a good preventive against diarrhea.
  • The presence of malic acid makes it an effective protective remedy against diarrhea.
  • Helps prevent Helicobacter Pylori bacteria from attaching to the lining of both the stomach and intestinal tract.
  • It is a good remedy to alleviate those diarrhea associated with the consumption of antibiotics.

To alleviate diarrhea, you can choose two natural remedies: either make blueberry juice  and take it several times a day, or cook a portion of blueberries over a fire. You just have to follow the steps indicated below:

  • Cranberry Juice: You need 2 cups of cranberries, 1 lemon, and 1 cup of water. First wash the blueberries and lemon well. Cut the lemon in half and squeeze it to obtain all its juice, reserving it. Put the cup of water, lemon juice and blueberries in the blender glass. Blend on medium power until the blueberries are completely crushed. Ready!
  • Blueberry cooking: you need 2 cups of blueberries and 1 cup of water. Put water in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Add the blueberries, and cook over low heat until the blueberries are soft. Mash them up a bit and eat them.

These two natural remedies are very effective in relieving diarrhea thanks to their astringent qualities. The ideal is to consume them several times a day until it improves and bowel movements are reduced.

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