Tea With Molasses for Constipation.

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Introduction: Tea With Molasses for Constipation.

About: Update 12 September 2017: A very special thanks to Sam Elder, a manager here at Instructables, who tracked down the cause of my lost publications and fixed the issue. Take a bow Sam!

For those like me with chronic constipation, hot tea with molasses helps alot to get stuff moving. Here is how I make mine each day with breakfast.

Step 1: The Tea.

Make your tea of choice with the water nice and hot.

Step 2: Sugar (optional).

Add to your preference.

Step 3: Molasses.

Two tablespoons of blackstrap molasses does the trick for me. Ideally I use only molasses and no sugar but that's just me. Too much refined sugar is not good. Stir it in good.

Step 4: Completion.

Now the tea with constipation softening molasses is ready for enjoyment! Happy movements all!

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    Black tea contains tannins which are often used in herbal medicine for diarrhea, and may be less effective than herbal teas such as ginger/orange peel. Personally I would add a prune to each cup of this to amp up the effect or chase it down with prune juice, which is a non-habit-forming laxative in itself.

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    Without being too... graphic, how exactly does this improvement to the condition manifest itself. Is it an over-correction type situation?


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    Good to know this just in case its ever needed. Thank you!

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    Works like a charm plus the molasses is full of necessary nutrients. It's my daily requirement.

    Do you find a difference between sulphured and unsulphured molasses?