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Natural Remedies for Constipation

So this isn’t the most popular topic to discuss, but home remedies for constipation is important nonetheless. We all need relief at some point, so let’s get it out there and help those who need it!

There are plenty of over-the-counter drugs you can take, but you can have some pretty bad side effects from those as well such as blood in your stools, severe and worsening stomach pain, cramping, or bloating. Herbal medicine remedies are normally more gentle and easier on the body and you don’t have any manufactured medicine in your bloodstream.

Natural Remedies for Constipation Relief

Natural Home Remedies for Constipation Relief

The human body is a miraculous piece of machinery. Food that tastes really good and provides not only nourishment but comfort can be put into the mouth, chewed, and swallowed. The food is then processed without any help from the human.

The digestion process begins in the mouth and continues through the body. Nutrients are extracted from the food and used by all of the internal organs as well as the skin and keep the human body healthy and well-functioning. Once all of the nutrients and energy has been extracted from the food, the waste is expelled by the body as feces and urine.

It’s a wonderful but very complicated process, and there are a hundred things that can go wrong. The miracle is that these hundreds of things don’t go wrong more often.

One of the most common problems that happens in this digestion process is that the waste isn’t disposed of in a timely manner, we become constipated. The portion of the food that was consumed that the body can’t use isn’t expelled easily.

diagram of constipated bowel

There are a lot of home remedies that have been around for many centuries that address the problem of constipation. Eating foods that will promote bowel movements, like prunes or figs, is the most common of all home remedies.

Exercise has been proven to be a very effective home remedy for curing the problem of constipation as well. Just a walk after a meal will sometimes produce the desired results. There are, of course, multiple herbs that have been used through the years to treat the problem of constipation.

Here is a list of herbal medicine for constipation:

Plantain Seeds are a Good Herbal Medicine for Constipation

All of these herbs are effective, but it is important that people not become dependent upon them.

Have you tried any natural remedies for constipation? Please comment below and let us know what you tried and if it worked!

Natural Herbal Remedies for Constipation Relief

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Gaurav

Sunday 25th of August 2019

Thanks for this post ! I believe that constipation is the root of many problems! And it is always better to rely on herbal remedies to treat it rather than taking medicines for it.

Thanks again!!