7 Natural Remedies For Constipation

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Constipation is a digestive ailment which can affect your overall health and can pave way for many unwanted health hazards.

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While intake of food without fibre is one of the major reasons behind indigestion, an ill-maintained lifestyle can also lead to constipation. 

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Here are some simple natural remedies which can help you empty your stomach every day and keep constipation at bay.

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Fibre rich diet

Foods high in fiber (soluble) like bran cereals, beans, lentils, oatmeal, raw fruits etc help keep your stool soft and easy to pass. Insoluble fiber adds bulk to your stool, which helps it move through your digestive system faster.

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Getting enough magnesium in your diet might also help relieve constipation. Foods rich in magnesium also tend to be high in fiber like whole grains and dark leafy greens.

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One of the simplest ways to improve your digestion is to drink plenty of water as it facilitates digestion and supports muscular function. 

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Going for a walk or run can help stimulate the muscles in your intestines and colon. Exercise helps the bowels move things through. To help prevent and relieve constipation, make exercise a part of your day. 

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Coffee-particularly dark-roast coffee-stimulates digestion and contains fiber oil and water, all of which help keep the bowels moving. 

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Lemon water

The citric acid in lemon juice acts as an amazing stimulator for your digestive system and can easily release harmful toxins from your body. 

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Herbal tea

Mint and ginger are both an amazing home based remedies to alleviate digestive problems. Have these in the form of tea every morning. Dandelion tea is a gentle laxative and detoxifier.

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