Home Remedies for Constipation
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Constipation is a body condition in which there is irregular bowel movement. Stools get dry and hard and its discharge becomes infrequent and difficult. Constipation if not treated properly leads to many diseases like cancer, arthritis, appendicitis. In ayurveda it is called as vibandh.

  1. Causes for Constipation
  2. Diet for Constipation
  3. Symptoms for Constipation
  4. Home Remedies for Constipation

Constipation Causes

  • Unhealthy food habit like not taking green and fibrous vegetables leads to Constipation.
  • Lack of salads and fruits in diet causes Constipation.
  • Not drinking enough water.
  • Taking stress, caffeine, tea, overeating heavy meals, no exercise are some other causes of Constipation.

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Constipation Diet

Eating right food prevents from various diseases and keeps us happy. Honey, cereals, whole grain, green and fibrous vegetables like French beans, cabbage, carrot, spinach, beets, tomatoes, peas, turnip and fruits like, papaya, grapes, and pears keep you healthy and prevents Constipation. Do not skip your regular meal and do not eat late at night as the metabolism is low at that time. Avoid junk foods, excess sugar, and white flour. Drink 8-10 glasses of water everyday. Do not drink water at your regular meal time. Drink half to one hour before or after lunch or dinner.

Regularly doing exercises, physical activities like swimming, walking, taking balanced diet, staying stress free and happy will keep you away from Constipation. All the Best!!!!!!!!

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Constipation Symptoms

  • Irregular discharge of stools or infrequent evacuation of feces is the main symptom.
  • Depression, bad breath, insomnia, pimples, heart burns, acidity etc. are some other symptoms.

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Home Remedies for Constipation

Constipation leads to improper functioning of colon and as a result there is improper bowel movements.

This entire natural home remedies are made up of herbs, fruits, vegetables so it does not have any side effects and they produces effective results. They improve functioning of colon and you get a clear bowel movement.

Fruits like papaya and guava are very beneficial in treating Constipation. Regular intake of papaya at early morning in an empty stomach prevents Constipation and you have clear stools. Fruit salad containing guava and papaya can be taken anytime of the day and it is good roughage as it clears your bowel system and prevents Constipation and many other diseases.

Take warm lime water early in the morning. It prevents Constipation and keeps the body and mind fresh. This is one of the useful home remedies for constipation.

Natural herb like termnalia chebula (haritaki) is a stimulant that clears your bowel movements. They are very effective herb used in medicines and many people are availing its benefits in constipation relief.

Termnalia chebula or haritaki improves digestive tracts, normalize the functioning of colon. It not only prevents Constipation, but also helps in controlling hypertension, it normalizes blood pressure, keeps you young, detoxifies liver, improves digestion, and blood circulations.

Grapes too have laxative properties and they prevent chronic Constipation. Dry grape has its own medical properties and helps in preventing Constipation. Soak dry grapes in a vessel overnight and take this at early morning in an empty stomach.

Flax seed or linseed has a medical properties, it cures chronic Constipation. Take 3-4 seeds with plain water before your regular meals for constipation relief.

Take 2-3 seeds each of suraj mukhi (sunflower), badaam (almonds), til (sesame) and linseed or flax seeds, grind it and make a thin powder. Eat this natural herbal homemade product (1 tablespoon) for a week either with fruit juice or salads. All your Constipation problems will be cured. This is one of the best home remedies for constipation.

Going for morning walk by having 2-3 glasses of warm water also prevents Constipation and leads to clear bowel movements.

Oranges are good for colons and it prevents Constipation. Take orange juice at anytime of the day and feel the difference that how far it clears your bowel system and refreshes you.

Fax seeds have laxative properties. In a glass of water add one tablespoon of flaxseed and allow it to rest for 2-3 hours. At night before sleep drink this flaxseed water. You will have a clear bowel the next day. This is one of the useful home remedies for constipation.

Vinegar extracted from apple and flaxseed paste also cures Constipation. Boil a glass of water containing flaxseed till it gets thick, and on cooling add half tablespoon apple extract vinegar, this mixture is ready to drink. You can drink this natural homemade herbal drink, which has no side effects, at early morning. It cures Constipation and is safe.

Tamba (Copper) jugs are good for your kitchen. Drinking overnight kept water in cooper jugs cures Constipation problem.

Vegetable palak (spinach) when taken in raw or cooked form has tremendous properties. It is helpful in clearing bowel system, digestive tracks, and many other diseases. Raw juice of spinach prevents and cures even the chronic Constipation.

Natural herb phyllium husk (isabgol) prevents Constipation. Take a glass of water and add one tablespoon of phyllium husk. Drink this liquid early in the morning in an empty stomach for constipation relief.

Aegle marmelos (bael fruit) has its own medical properties and is very good in taste. Its juice clears the bowel system. In the summer time its everyday use helps in treating Constipation.

Soak dry figs in the water and keep it overnight then take this early in the morning. It prevents Constipation. This is one of the important home remedies for constipation.

Take a glass of milk at night before sleep as it is effective in curing Constipation.

All this above mentioned home remedies for constipation are effective and safe, and leads to the proper functioning of colon in your body and solves all your Constipation problems.

Yogic exercises

Yoga helps you in getting rid of Constipation. There are various yogic postures or asanas like trikonasana, bhujanghasana which are beneficial for maintaining good bowel movements, prevents gas formation, helps in digestion, helpful in easy stool passage. Do yoga everyday and live a healthy and disease free life.

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i am pregnant and have experienced constipation for the past week. i followed one of your remedies for constipation for the last 2 days and i must confess that it has worked for me and i am sure it can work for others too.
#1 - mirriam - 11/25/2008 - 05:43
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#2 - Alex - 12/21/2009 - 05:26
you take ayurvedic product 1 teaspoon sitopladi churane twise a day with water or honey also take one teaspoon amala churana at night with water .
#3 - jyoti prakash jain - 05/03/2010 - 12:42
thank u for this wonderful remedies and also i like to add one more to it
pour one table spoon of ghee to warm water (200ml) and drink before sleep or whenever u are facing this problem it will help u a lot
#4 - radha - 03/09/2011 - 05:21
If u have constipation everyday think of [@] and feel horny by see this thing u will relise u actually feel pressure in rectum plz try once u relise that i am right.
#5 - Yosh - 07/06/2012 - 02:44
I read ur tips,and try it,its very useful thank u.
#7 - hello - 02/20/2013 - 13:57
Hi I get constipated try an enema ? Email me at [email protected] need some tips and I need some advice when I was 2 years old I got enemas 5 enemas every five hours , every five days my tummy would get very hard. ! Any tips/ advice I would appreciate it.! Thanks.
#8 - jc - 12/26/2013 - 22:00
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