Home remedies to relieve constipation
Warm lemon juice
Lemon juice is most recommended and popular home remedy to relieve constipation. Add half lemon juice in warm glass of water and pinch of salt. Drink this mixture on an empty stomach in the morning. It will clean your stomach easily. It is a great way to detox your body. You should go for a walk or jogging after drinking lemon juice. It will clean your intestine more easily. Try it daily.
Caster oil is the best remedy and has been used for centuries to relieve constipation. You can drink 1 tsp of caster oil alone before going to bed. It kills intestinal worms, regulate digestion, lubricates your bowels and cures constipation. The adult can increase doses as per their requirement but children should take a half tsp of it. Overdoses may result in adverse health effects. Remember it is a temporary solution to relieve constipation.
Triphala is consist of three fruits like Amla, Haritaki and Vibhitaki. It is a well known home remedy to relieve constipation by regulating digestion and bowel movements. Mix one tsp of triphala powder in 1 glass of warm water and drink it before going to bed or early in the morning on an empty stomach. You can increase the quantity as per your requirement. It is fully ayurvedic and not habit forming. Should be taken if necessary. Don’t make a habit of taking it on a daily basis.
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Guava is a rich source of soluble dietary fiber and a good laxative. Eating guava in the morning helps to regulate bowel movement and digestion. Should not eat in the evening or after dinner. It is not costly and easily available. Guava protect us from colon cancer and strengthens digestion power.
Yogurt is one of the best home remedy which is available in each home. Yogurt contains pro biotic bacteria which regulate digestion. Eat yogurt during breakfast which helps to relieve constipation. It protect from colon cancer, pylori, candida infection and stomach infections.
Orange is full of vitamin C and large amount of fiber which help to relieve constipation. Eating 2 oranges in the morning and in the evening improves function of digestion and provide relief from constipation.
Tips to avoid Constipation
- Drink more warm water.
- Eat more green vegetables and fruits.
- Eat less at a time and eat 2 hours before going to bed.
- Avoid maida (white flour) and breads.