Recipe 1 cup applesauce 1 cup coarse, unprocessed bran 3/4 cup prune juice Mix all the ingredients together. They will turn into a pasty, stiff glop about the consistency of peanut butter. After mixing, it should be kept refrigerated. Take one or two tablespoons daily and wash it down with a full eight ounces of water.

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  1. lois

    Can I take this if I have diverticulosis?

  2. Carrie

    Could you use ground flax instead of oat bran?

  3. Hannah M

    We use as caregivers to a client in hospice care, we need a calorie count for 2/tbspn? Does anyone know what that might be?

  4. Lauren

    You definitely should! My doctor gave me this recipe about 20 years ago and, seriously, it’s SO effective.

  5. Louise

    This recipe is very effective for me and is also gentle. However, I had to take 2 TBS daily for two weeks before I saw any real results. Once my body responded, it was consistent. I have also replaced oat bran with a name bran of bran buds or even mixed the two half and half. It keeps well in the refrigerator and tastes good.

  6. Pau

    Do you cook the oat bran first or just mix uncooked

    • Lauren

      Uncooked bran.

  7. Linda

    this concoction was recommended to me by a nurse in a hospital where i was a recent guest. miraculously, it works perfectly for me!! i have had chronic constipation for 71 years. this is the first time in my life that i don’t feel full and uncomfortable! (Miralax didn’t work. neither did Benefiber. gave me lots of painful gas, besides.)

  8. Elena
    Southern California.

    I am going to try this.

    • Reva
      North Carolina

      I am going to try this

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