Papaya (Carica Papaya) is a rich source of Vitamins A, B & C, Minerals (including Magnesium and Potassium), and roughage. Papaya is high in fiber and water content, both of which help to prevent constipation and promote regularity and a healthy digestive tract. Fiber also helps keep you feeling fuller for longer, making you eat less.
Tree Wormwood (Artemisia Arborescens) is a species of flowering plant native to the Mediterranean region. It is one of the oldest medicinal plants known to man: its use as a digestive tonic being one of its foremost applications.
Wormwood helps to alleviate even the most stubborn dysentery or chronic diarrhea, as well as constipation, and has proven useful for treating stomach ailments including indigestion and gastric pain, as well as the related problems of heartburn and flatulence.
Fennel (Foeniculum Fennel) is indigenous to the shores of the Mediterranean, where those cultures have long known of its culinary and medicinal uses. It has become widely naturalized in many parts of the world, especially on dry soils near the seacoast and on riverbanks. Because of its high Fiber content, fennel helps to prevent constipation and promote regularity for a healthy digestive tract.
Cardamom (Elettaria Cardamomum) Grown in India, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, and comes from a plant similar to ginger. Cardamom might be an herb, but the seeds are where the medicinal properties are. This exotic spice contains many plant derived chemical compounds that are known to have anti-oxidant, disease preventing and digestive health promoting properties.
Aloe (Aloe Ferox) comes from a hearty, succulent plant grown in arid conditions such as those in South Africa. It’s similar, but has much more nutritional and medicinal value than Aloe Vera. The Aloe Ferox plant yields two different saps: Aloe Bitters, drained from the cut leaves, is used primarily for its laxative properties and alleviating constipation, and the Aloe Gel, extracted from the inner portion of the leaves, is used in a wide variety of products, from health drinks to skin care.