Chronic bowel disorders--constipation, Irritable bowel, and mega-colon may be the result of reduced integrity of the intestines due to long term digestive issues, chronic illnesses and improper diets. Bowel Support blends complementary herbs to help reduce bowel dryness, gently relax distention, and helps mobilize trapped, stagnant Qi.
Polygonum moistens intestines and is combined with Marshmallow and Slippery elm to soothe mucosal tissue by generating fluids and clearing Deficiency heat with demulcent and emollient properties. These nourishing herbs are complemented by Maitake and Atractylodes to fortify digestion, drain dampness and tonify Qi. Polygonum and Slippery elm also tonify Blood, along with Dang Gui, Peony and Maitake to improve circulation, relieve tension and foster intestinal integrity. Lemon balm is used as carminative and calmative to counter rebellious digestion; antispasmodic properties of Peony, Lemon balm, and Licorice help with distention and mobilize stagnation. Aromatic Magnolia bark helps relieve food stagnation, moves Rebellious Qi downwards and is harmonized with Ginger to help assimilate rich herbs.