Most everyone has dealt with constipation at one point or another in their life. Bad diet and style of living are two big causes of constipation. Insufficient intake of water, large quantities of meat, and too much coffee are other causes.
Trying a home remedy instead of rushing to the doctor, or just suffering, may be something to consider.
Home Remedies for Constipation
Many common fruits (other than bananas) can help in making you regular again. Here are seven fruits to try.
1. Bael Fruit
Bael fruit is regarded as the best natural laxatives. It helps clean and tone up the intestines.
Pears are beneficial in the treatment of constipation.
When eaten full with seeds, it provides roughage to the diet, helping normal evacuation of bowels. Eat one or two guavas every day.
The combination of the properties of the cellulose, sugar, and organic acid in grapes make them a laxative food.
Eating one or two oranges before going to bed, then again in the morning will stimulate bowels to become regular.
6. Papaya and Figs
Half a medium-sized papaya should be eaten in the morning to work as a laxative. Both fresh and dry figs have a laxative effect for bowel movements.
Squeeze half a lime into a glass of hot water. Add half a teaspoon of salt to mixture to help with constipation.
There are ways to prevent constipation from coming back. Below are some simple changes you can make.
Natural and simple diet consisting of unrefined foods.
Chew food properly.
Avoid hurried meals and irregular meals
Sugary foods should be strictly avoided.