What is castor oil enema


Castor oil is derived from the seeds of the castor plant which is indigenous to east Africa but can also be found in warm tropical regions. The use of castor oil for treating constipation dates back to the ancient Egyptian era. Nowadays castor oil is used as a stimulant laxative for treating chronic constipation. Castor oil is mainly consumed by mouth to ease out the motion. Although a medical practitioner’s discretion is always mandatory. Apart from that castor oil can also be used in the form of enema to treat chronic constipation. Castor oil is derived from the seeds of the castor plant which is indigenous to east Africa but can also be found in warm tropical regions. The use of castor oil for treating constipation dates back to the ancient Egyptian era. Nowadays castor oil is used as a stimulant laxative for treating chronic constipation. Castor oil is mainly consumed by mouth to ease out the motion. Although a medical practitioner’s discretion is always mandatory. Apart from that castor oil can also be used in the form of enema to treat chronic constipation.

Things you need for castor oil enema:    

                                     
Warm castor oil- 2 tbsp (make sure it is warm and not hot)
Water- 2 tbsp.
Enema Bulb

   Procedure:

Combine well the warm oil and water together. It is crucial to use warm   oil so that it gets absorbed by the colon well. Castor oil enema should      ideally be performed after having lunch or between 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Transfer the prepared solution of oil and water into an enema bulb syringe. Lie down on your left side and bend your right knee. Insert the enema nozzle in your anus and squirt in the solution. Once the solution is in, retain it for 10-12 minutes. Post the lapse of the stipulated time, go to the washroom and let it all out.