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Traditional Indian cures for constipation
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Are you among the unfortunate folks who suffer from constipation? Do you know that in most cases, a change in lifestyle like exercising, drinking adequate amount of water, and a blend of natural herbs and fruits could help relieve constipation? Read on to find out how you can keep constipation at bay with the help of a few simple remedies.
How to have regular bowel movements
If you suffer from constipation and have had to bear down on your bowels you probably have been straining and pushing to relieve yourself. This could result in complications like hemorrhoids. By changing your lifestyle and including fruits, cereals, and vegetables in your diet, you could have regular bowel movements. Chewing your food well before swallowing helps too.
Restore the integrity of your digestive tract
The health-giving properties of some natural herbs and food can be used to treat a wide variety of disorders. Some natural Indian home remedies renowned to promote regular bowel movements are listed below:
  • Triphala churna, which consists of fruits of 3 trees, the Indian gooseberry, Belleric myrobalan and Chebulic myrobalan, is a laxative and helps to regulate digestion and elimination. It is available as a powder, can be mixed with honey or ghee, and should be taken twice a day.

  • Fennel and licorice tea help to relieve constipation.

  • Soak raisins and prunes overnight and drink the juice. It will provide a mild eliminative effect.

  • Before going to bed take isabgol with a glass of hot water or tea.

  • Drinking milk boiled with some turmeric and figs can help relieve constipation.

  • If you are severely constipated, drinking milk with two teaspoons of castor oil can help.

  • Guava when eaten with seeds and bael fruit helps to tone the intestines and add roughage to the diet to give relief from constipation. Fruits like banana, prunes, pears, grapes, and papaya can also help.

  • Mix lemon juice with a glass of warm water and drink 2-3 times a day.  
Do you feel that an imbalanced lifestyle or diet could be the cause of constipation? Share with us any natural home remedy you know of for easing constipation, right here.
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