Constipation is a common problem that everyone faces it at least once in their life. Constipation appears because of sedentary life, bad dieting, stress or a lazy digestive process. You may face with headaches, fatigue or depression if you’re constipated and you can call to natural remedies to get rid of this painful problem.
Olive oil for chronic constipation
Olive oil isn’t just a salad ingredient, it’s also one of the best remedy for constipation. It stimulates digestion, removes intestinal waste and prevents constipation.
-1 tablespoon of olive oil,
-1 teaspoon of lemon juice (optional)
You don’t have to add lemon juice if you don’t have a problem in swallowing olive oil as such. But if it leaves you with a bad taste in your mouth, it’s recommended to add lemon juice, especially for children. All that you have to do is to consume olive oil in the morning on an empty stomach. You can’t take it later in the day but before meals.
Detoxification with water and lemon
Lemon is known for its detoxifying effects over the body, so you should rely on it if you have constipation problems. This remedy will help you to remove intestinal waste, too.
-1 glass of warm water
Squeeze the lemon over the water, mix well and drink the magic potion.
Aloe Vera gel
Aloe Vera gel is one of the most versatile herbal remedy, and it does wonders in case of constipation. If you don’t have this plant at home, to extract the gel from it, you can purchase natural Aloe Vera gel from a store.
-2 tablespoons of pure aloe vera gel
Swallow the gel and if you can’t stand the taste drink a glass of fresh orange juice after. If you buy it from herbal store just read the instructions.
Dandelion tea improves digestion
It’s the most annoying weed for gardeners, but it’s very effective in many health disorders, and constipation is one of them. It acts like a natural detoxifier with laxative and soothing effect.
How to prepare: put 1 or 2 tablespoons of dry dandelion in a cup of hot water and leave to infuse for 10 minutes. Drink 3 cups per day and you can sweeten it with honey before drinking.
Consume plenty of fluids and try exercising. Also you have to give up foods that harm your digestion. And you can try whenever you want these constipation remedies every time you’re dealing with it.
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