Constipation mostly happens when there is not enough water or fiber in the feed. It might also be a side effect of one or more medications, the result of inactivity, or both. We all experience this issue occasionally, but the good news is that there are many natural remedies that are gentle and safe that can be used to treat as well as prevent the problem.
You can handle this issue in the privacy of your own home and with little expense by making a few small adjustments to your daily routine. Just so you'll know what you need, continue reading.
Natural homemade jam, the best natural laxative
Then we’ll tell you what ingredients you’ll need to make this homemade jam that fulfills the function of a natural laxative are. It is very economical and easy to prepare.
You will need to:
- 150 Gr. Of pitted dates (1 cup)
- 150 Gr. Of Prunes (1 cup)
- 5 cups boiled water (less if you want the jam thicker)
- Cut the dates and prunes into small pieces and add to boiling water.
- Cook until the mixture becomes dense.
- The recipe yields 20 servings of a tablespoon.
- It can be consumed by all, regardless of age.
- It can be eaten for breakfast.
For example, you can add to your yogurt, cereal or combine it with whatever you want.
Prunes are an excellent source of fiber. In addition, they are rich in sorbitol that has the ability to soften stools and relieve constipation in just a few hours.
Also, you can put several plums in a glass of water and leave overnight. Plums consumed the next morning.
If you suffer from recurrent constipation and no natural method serves you, you see a health professional and inform him about your problem.
If you do not find relief, you can combine several methods. For example, you can increase fiber in your diet, go for a walk, take some senna tea and try some yoga postures. Do not mix more than one type of laxative at the same time.
Foods high in fiber and drink plenty of water not only help to relieve, but also prevent constipation.
Although it seems difficult, being in the bathroom, try to relax and let the intestines (and gravity) fulfill their role.
Try the lemon water. Lemon acid soften stool and facilitate bowel movement.