Chamomile is one of the most ancient medicinal herbs known to mankind. It is a member of Asteraceae/Compositae family and represented by two common varieties: German Chamomile(chamomilla recutita) and Roman Chamomile (chamaemelum nobile). Chamomile is known to provide calm and relief to an overtaxed nervous system, support digestion by relieving and regulating peristalsis, and relieve pain/spasms.
If you experience constipation during chemotherapy, drinking plenty of fluids and eating foods high in insoluble fiber, such as whole-grain breads or cereals, dried fruits, and dried beans or peas, will aid your digestive system. The National Cancer Institute (NCI) recommends drinking eight to 12 cups of liquid a day for those undergoing cancer treatment.
Reader’s Digest; 2018
Medjool Dates are high in Vitamin C, provide natural fruit sweetness, fiber to help with digestion, and are high in calcium, iron, phosphorus, potassium, magnesium and zinc. One Medjool date contains 66 calories, 15.95 grams of sugar and 0 trans fats. Since dates are naturally rich in carbohydrates (17.99 milligrams in a single date), they are an excellent source of energy! #Medjooldate, #CancerNutrition, #www.MarivationUSA.com
This herb, already popular for treating morning and motion sickness, is being studied for delayed nausea and vomiting associated with chemotherapy, a common side effect of cancer treatment and one that can make it difficult to eat. Ginger is thought to affect receptors in the digestive tract for the neurotransmitter serotonin-similar to how anti-nausea drugs work.