Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Natural & Home remedies for constipation, Constipation Cures and Treatment

Constipation is is irregular and infrequent or difficult evacuation of the bowels. It's a very common concern, and usually caused by reduced intake of fluids and fiber by a person.

However constipation isn't a big cause for worry — it's preventable and in majority of cases can be resolved with healthy eating and exercise habits.

There are certain natural remedies that could be adopted for relief from constipation:

a) Guava is a very effective remedy for constipation. You should eat it with its seeds.

b) Drink some warm milk before you go to bed.

c) Eat only 3 times or a maximum of 4 times a day. Eat only when hungry and take food from home to office or an outing.

d) Take a lemon or two to work and squeeze its juice in warm water and keep sipping on it. Do not add sugar or salt.

e) Grapes act as a natural laxative food. Of course, when you eat grapes in your home remedies for constipation, you are not just going to be curing your constipation! In fact, you are also going to be cleansing your bowels, which is good to do after having constipation. To make sure your bowels stay fresh and clean, a normal person should eat about 350 gm of this fruit every day.

f) Lack of water in your system is a large contributing factor to constipation. Water is essential to many bodily actions and elimination of waste is very high on the list. NOT tea, coffee or soft drink, but pure WATER. Add some lemon or fresh fruit juice for flavor if needed, but drink water!

g) Papaya and guava prevents constipation. Fruit salad containing papaya and guava can be taken anytime of the day. These provide roughage and clear the bowel.

h) Ginger tea is a great home remedy for constipation. It helps in starting bowel movements.

i) Drink carrot juice. It is a very tasty remedy, especially for kids.

j) Give up non-veg, deep fried, dried fruits, cabbage, cauliflower and a few pulses like dal for some time as they lead to gas and toxins.

k) Drink potato juice, just grind it and drink up the liquid.

l) Spinach can be taken raw or cooked to clear bowel system and digestive tracks.

Warning: The reader of this article should exercise all precautionary measures while following instructions on the home remedies from this article. Avoid using any of these products if you are allergic to it. The responsibility lies with the reader and not with the site or the writer.


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