Intestinal transit

Intestinal transit

Sluggish intestinal transit, often a taboo subject, is nonetheless common. This can cause particular discomfort but, in most cases, can be resolved by adopting a few good habits and utilising the beneficial properties of certain plants.

It is a subject which is not often openly discussed. However, many people are affected by intestinal transit problems! Nearly one in three people suffer from sluggish or irregular intestinal transit. 2 out of 3 women, 50% of seniors and nearly 1 in 5 men are affected by these problems.

Causes of sluggish or difficult intestinal transit

Although diet is often blamed for sluggish, disrupted intestinal transit, it is not the only factor for this situation. Hormones, for example, also play a crucial role. Numerous women are thus familiar with intestinal problems.

Other factors can cause sluggish transit:

  • limited water intake,
  • stress, the ageing process,
  • insufficient physical exercise,
  • certain medications (analgesics or cough suppressants, for instance),
  • pregnancy,
  • lifestyle changes when travelling or on holiday,
  • mental block in children,
  • etc.
 

Sluggish intestinal transit is not inevitable

Whether occasional or chronic, sluggish intestinal transit causes discomfort day to day, and can be painful. However, don’t worry: this situation is not inevitable! Although approximately 15% of people who suffer from transit disorders have an underlying illness, the other 85% can improve their transit by adopting certain habits or using suitable health products.

To improve transit, the following steps should notably be taken:

  • opt for a balanced diet, high in fibre;
  • avoid meals containing too much fat or sugar, together with processed products, and keep up fluid intake;
  • limit a sedentary lifestyle;
  • eat slowly, and chew food properly;
  • go to the toilet as soon as the need arises;
  • and reduce stress.

Improving sluggish intestinal transit with plants

Natural solutions are also available for improving intestinal transit.
Certain plants and fruit can make it easier to pass stools.

With their extensive experience in plant-based health, Laboratoires ORTIS has developed a comprehensive range of products containing natural ingredients which combine these three actions. Suitable for different needs, they restore healthy intestinal transit rapidly and with lasting effect.

The products of this range

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  1. 24 cubes (1/evening)
    ORTIS - Fruits & Fibres FORTE
    Fruits&Fibres FORTE Intestinal transit
    Occasional sluggish intestinal transit
    Quick action (8h)
    €0.00
    ORTIS - Fruits & Fibres FORTE
    Fruits&Fibres FORTE Intestinal transit
    Occasional sluggish intestinal transit
    Quick action (8h)
    €0.00

    Purified Tibetan rhubarb extract facilitates intestinal transit, owing to optimally balanced stimulation and ...
  2. 24 tablets (1/evening)
    ORTIS - Fruits&Fibres FORTE
    Fruits&Fibres FORTE Intestinal transit
    Occasional sluggish intestinal transit
    Quick action (8h)
    €0.00
    ORTIS - Fruits&Fibres FORTE
    Fruits&Fibres FORTE Intestinal transit
    Occasional sluggish intestinal transit
    Quick action (8h)
    €0.00

    Purified Tibetan rhubarb extract facilitates intestinal transit, owing to optimally balanced stimulation and ...
  3. 24 cubes (1/evening)
    ORTIS - Fruits&Fibres REGULAR
    Fruits&Fibres REGULAR Intestinal transit
    Regular sluggish intestinal transit
    Programme
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    ORTIS - Fruits&Fibres REGULAR
    Fruits&Fibres REGULAR Intestinal transit
    Regular sluggish intestinal transit
    Programme
    €0.00

    Standardised Tibetan rhubarb extract regulates intestinal transit, with a lasting effect, owing to optimally ...
  4. 30 tablets (1/evening)
    ORTIS - Fruits & Fibres REGULAR
    Fruits&Fibres REGULAR Intestinal transit
    Regular sluggish intestinal transit
    Programme
    €0.00
    ORTIS - Fruits & Fibres REGULAR
    Fruits&Fibres REGULAR Intestinal transit
    Regular sluggish intestinal transit
    Programme
    €0.00

    Standardised Tibetan rhubarb extract regulates intestinal transit, with a lasting effect, owing to optimally ...
  5. 12 sticks (1 stick/day)
    ORTIS - Fruits & Fibres REGULAR (Pregnant women)
    Fruits&Fibres REGULAR Intestinal transit
    Pregnant women
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    ORTIS - Fruits & Fibres REGULAR (Pregnant women)
    Fruits&Fibres REGULAR Intestinal transit
    Pregnant women
    €0.00

    Blond plantain and fig help to maintain regular intestinal transit due to a mechanical bulking action A for ...
  6. 250 ml (30 ml/day)
    Flavour: apple
    ORTIS - Fruits & Fibres KIDS
    Fruits&Fibres KIDS Intestinal transit
    Children aged over 3 years
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    ORTIS - Fruits & Fibres KIDS
    Fruits&Fibres KIDS Intestinal transit
    Children aged over 3 years
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    Fig and tamarind gently support regular intestinal transit owing to a bulking effect High-fibres formula A ...
  7. 90 tablets (2/day)
    ORTIS - Ortilax
    Ortilax Intestinal transit
    Contains senna
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    ORTIS - Ortilax
    Ortilax Intestinal transit
    Contains senna
    €0.00

    Senna naturally promotes intestinal transit owing to its stimulant effect on the intestinal muscles
  8. 30 tablets
    ORGANIC Benetransit - Bloating
    ORGANIC Benetransit - Ballonnements Intestinal transit
    Contains senna
    €0.00
    ORGANIC Benetransit - Bloating
    ORGANIC Benetransit - Ballonnements Intestinal transit
    Contains senna
    €0.00

    Senna naturally promotes regular intestinal transit owing to its stimulant effect on the intestinal muscles ...

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