Effective Home Remedies For Constipation In Adults


constipationDo you spend almost hours in the toilet in the morning? Do you need to struggle a lot to pass the stools? Well then you have come up to the right page as in this article we are revealing the solutions to all your problems. Constipation is a very common yet frustrating health issue regarding the digestive system in which bowels do not move properly and the person faces problem and needs to put so much force while passing the stool.

Apart from hard stools, constipation comes along a number of symptoms as headache, acne, dark circles, lack of hunger, bad breath, acidity, high blood pressure, arthritis, depression, insomnia and so on. If we go behind the occurrence of constipation it has been found that inadequate water consumption, insufficient vitamin and minerals in regular diet, unhealthy food habits, less physical activity, too much stress, weaken abdominal muscles, consumption of particular medicines, pregnancy etc. From infants to aged people anyone could be affected by the problem, however, in this article we will talk about constipation in adult persons.

Though constipation is not a serious health problem but if not treated properly and it continues for a long time it could lead to serious health issues as piles or hemorrhoids, anal fissures, fecal incontinence, fecal impaction etc. But if you want you can get rid of this annoying problem easily by following simple home remedies available in your kitchen, which are effective, safe and inexpensive. So are you interested to know them? Just go down and check them out!!

Home Remedies For Constipation


Similar to any other disease or health issue, consumption of plenty of water is an essential part of treating constipation at home. It is very much important for proper function of the body, it on one hand helps in digestion of food while, on the other hand makes the bowel movement easier and eliminates the harmful toxins from the body. At least 8 to 10 glasses of water per day is required for the body of an adult person.


To receive the maximum benefits you may keep the water in a copper container and drink that one in the morning on an empty stomach, you will surely experience an improvement in couple of days. Apart from water you can also opt for fruit or veggie juice to keep your body well-hydrated.


Flax seed is enriched with numerous healing properties which can cure a number of health issues and ailments and its equally useful to minimize the problem of constipation. As flaxseed is loaded with high amount of fiber, omega 3 fatty acids etc. its immensely helpful to drive away constipation. Along with that, flaxseed possesses a kind of slippery ingredient which helps in soften the stool and thus makes it easy to pass out from the body. To use it as a remedy you can consume 2 tablespoon of flaxseed along with a glass of plain water. Alternatively, you can take a glass of water and add 1 tablespoon of flaxseed in it. Allow it to steep for at least 2 hours. Then intake this solution before sleeping and in the morning you will get a better and easy bowel movement.


If you go to the root of constipation you will find deficiency of fibre in regular diet of the patient, which is one of the most vital reasons for the occurrence of problem. Fibre helps to make the stool softer, connect the water in the intestine and helps in passing the stool easily.

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So one who suffering from constipation must include fibre in the regular diet by adding fresh fruits and veggies, nuts, peas, pumpkin seeds, broccoli, beans, carrots, potatoes, brown rice, wheat germ etc. to his/her meals. Even if you want you can also go for fibre in capsule form from the nearby health-stores.


Lemon a common kitchen ingredient can come for rescue while you are suffering from constipation. Lemon is endowed with such amazing properties which can treat innumerable health problems as constipation. You can prepare one of the easiest and effective remedy by lemon to drive away the constipation. To do this you need to take a glass of hot water and add some lemon juice, extracted from the half of a fresh lemon. Next, mix a little amount of honey and rock salt in it and stir the solution. Now drink this solution once in the morning on an empty stomach and the other in the evening. If you follow this remedy religiously for quite a few days you will surely get the desired result.

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Castor Oil

Very few people are known to the goodness of castor oil, that it can even alleviate constipation problem. Castor oil is not only the solution of your hair problem but Castor oil can also cure constipation successfully. As castor oil is highly enriched with a kind of ingredient, which work effectively to excites both large and small intestines and makes bowel movement normal.

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To use it as a remedy you can consume 2 teaspoon of castor oil on empty stomach in the morning and make sure to drink lots of water at frequent times of the day. Alternatively you can also mix 2 tablespoon of castor oil in a glass of warm milk and drink it as a remedy to get rid of constipation. Both the remedies are extremely helpful but make sure not to intake more amount of castor oil than the suggested in the remedies or it may cause diarrhea, abdominal pain etc. Pregnant women should skip this remedy.


Spinach is not only a popular vegetable but it also on e of the most effective remedies to treat constipation problem. It is loaded with such ingredients which serve plenty of benefits to the digestive system; it helps in rejuvenating, stimulating and cleaning the intestine tract. This is an excellent way to eliminate constipation problem. You can add spinach to your regular diet to treat constipation effectively. You can opt for consuming fresh raw spinach. Alternatively mix equal amounts of (100ml) spinach juice and water properly. Now drink this solution at least two times a day. Follow this remedy on a regular basis and you will surely experience an improvement in couple of days.