16 Most Effective Home Remedies for Constipation Relief.

Home Remedies for Constipation.

Hi... if you are suffering from constipation and in search of Definite result oriented remedy then you will get here in this article. In this article you get the Effective Natural Home remedy to relieve constipation. The most important thing is that all the remedies are fully natural, easily available in the market and easy to make,so just try it and enjoy a healthy stomach. 

Let's just take important information about constipation.

What is Constipation ?

First, constipation is not a disease, it may be a symptom of another medical problem. A Systematic review on epidemiology of constipation found that, the prevalence of constipation worldwide varies from 0.7% to 79% meaning an average 16% of adults get constipated worldwide.

We eat the food that nourishes the body, but if food gets digested properly then only the body gets energy from food and remaining waste goes out from the body. For proper cleaning of the gut, requires proper digestion of food when this does not happen then constipation starts occurring.

Constipation is characterized by the following symptoms

  • fewer bowel movements in a week. 
  • Hard, dry or lumpy stools.
  • difficulty or pain to pass stools.
  • the feeling of incomplete stool passed.
  • Stomach ache / Stomach cramp.
  • Loss of appetite.
  • Feeling bloated and nauseous. 

What Causes Constipation ?

1. Most Common Causes.

  • lack of exercise. 
  • Stress, depression, fear.
  • Holding back bowel movement.
  • Slow movement of digested food in the digestive tract.
  • Dehydration
  • Changes in diet and activity. 
  • Gradual enlargement of rectum.
  • poor condition of pelvic and anal muscles
  • Delayed emptying of the colon due to pelvic floor disorder.
  • Functional gastrointestinal disorder.
  • Food that causes constipation such as meat, bakery products etc. 

2. Medical & Dietary Supplements.

  • Antacids that having aluminum and calcium
  • anticholinergics and antispasmodics 
  • anticonvulsants - used for prevention of seizure
  • Calcium channel blockers
  • diuretics
  • iron supplements
  • Medicines are used for treatment of Parkinson's disease.
  • narcotic pain medicines
  • Some medicine used for depression.

3. Life Changes or Change in daily routine.

  • If women get pregnant.
  • you get older
  • during traveling
  • change in your medicines
  • change in amount of diet than required.

4. Certain Health & Nutrition problems.

  • Low Fiber intake.
  • Dehydration or drinking low water.
  • Lack of Physical activities
  • Celiac disease
  • Brain and spine affecting disorders such as Parkinson's disease.
  • spinal cord or brain injury
  • Conditions that affect your metabolism.
  • Conditions that affect hormones.
  • Anatomic problems of your digestive tract.

When to seek Doctor's Help?

Constipation is Common in all ages, but if you have the following symptoms along with constipation then look for doctor's help, that will prevent big health issues.
Consult a doctor if you've got the following symptoms.

  • Constipation does not go away by Self-care.
  • Fever.
  • Loss of Weight without intention.
  • Vomiting.
  • Constant Pain in Abdomen.
  • Blood in Stool.
  • Bleeding from your rectum.
  • Lower Back Pain.


 "16 Most Effective Home Remedies that relieves
your Constipation naturally.


"Just Try This Remedy & See The Result !"

1) Sugar-apple leaves or a Mango leaf.

Sugar-apple leaves and mango leaves

 This is the simplest remedy which solves your constipation problem. Just try it. 

 A) Eat 4 Sitaphal (Sugar-apple or custard apple) leaves.


 B) Eat 1 Mango (aamba) leaf. 

Note:- before eating leaves wash with salt water, means take drinking water (lukewarm if possible) then add salt in it & wash the leaves. As salt water is Natural Disinfectant i.e why fishermen apply salt on fish to preserve fish for a long time.

while chewing leaves chew properly such that make very fine pieces of leaves by chewing by which your saliva gets mixed properly. 

As like leaves of sugar-apple you can also use fruit of sugar-apple for treating constipation as per one review paper on 'medical properties of custard apple' found that one medium sized custard apple contains nearly recommended amount of fiber, which helps to relieve constipation.

One study found that mango leaves are rich in prebiotic fiber that will help to keep the gut healthy and this will help to prevent constipation. Mango fruit also can be used as a remedy for constipation, as per one research, mango is more effective for treating chronic constipation with significant reduction in endotoxins and chronic inflammation.

2) Turmeric Milk (Golden Milk). 

Turmeric Milk (Golden Milk)

Another Simplest Remedy for constipation is Drinking Turmeric Milk at night. At Night 1 hour before sleep. 

Take 1 cup Milk (Cow/Buffalo both are effective) & add half spoon Turmeric in it. Mix well & hard boil this mixture then allow to cool naturally then filter this mixture by using white clean cloth. 

Then drink this mixture when it becomes lukewarm, then sleep. Next morning when you wake up your constipation will go away. This is the simplest natural way to get rid of constipation quickly.

Turmeric is a very effective spice for treating constipation condition, in one book "Herbal Treatment for Constipation" by Vaidya Bhagwan Dash suggests that turmeric is a very good spice to cure and prevent constipation by drinking it with milk (golden milk) before bedtime. 

According to one study, found that eating turmeric will help to increase bowel movement thereby reducing the chances of a person to be constipated. So include turmeric in your daily diet to avoid constipation. 

3) Walking and Drinking.

Women drinking water.

This remedy is based on my personal experience, that i did before i came in contact with the above two remedies of constipation. Whenever i get constipated or incomplete stool passed during the toilet that feels very uncomfortable for me then do this self treatment. So you can also try out this very simple and natural remedy.

Take 1 liter of lukewarm water, take a cup. Pour this water in a cup and drink it. Rest for 2~3 minutes. Now start walking here-there or walk on stairs up-down for continuously 15 minutes (as i said walking means simple normal walk, not a running type walk, i had done this in my room, you can do this room or in an outside place).

After walking 15 minutes sit-down, take proper rest for about 1~2 minutes. Now pour lukewarm water in a cup & drink it and rest for 2~3 minutes. Again start walking for 15 minutes

Do this activity for minimum 30 minutes or maximum 1 hour, it depends on person to person.

You can modify the timing based on your own experience, you can modify walking time also resting time depending upon your own need. You can also change the quantity of water as some people can drink 500ml or some 1 liter as per your physics.

So the final words is, just try out this simple remedy to relieve constipation.

4) Ajwain and Jaggery.

Ajwain and jaggery.

Take half spoon raw ajwain and 1 spoon jaggery. Mix together and eat it by chewing properly then drink 1 cup lukewarm water. This should be done during the night 1 hr before sleeping.

One review article on ajwain's (carom seeds) medical value found that ajwain is very good to cure digestion problems like constipation. According to USDA, each 100g of ajwain contains 47g of fiber, which definitely helps for constipation relief.

5) Triphala churna. 

Triphala churna.

Take 1 spoon triphala churna and add in lukewarm water or lukewarm milk. Mix together and drink it during the night 1 hour before sleeping. Triphala is a natural ayurvedic herb recommended by Dr. Vasant Lad (ayurvedic practitioner) mentioned in his book 'The Complete Book of Ayurvedic Home Remedies', as one of the best solution for constipation.

A clinical study conducted on constipation patients with Triphala remedy, shows result that there is improvement in frequency and consistency of stool in triphala treated patient group.

Also one clinical study conducted on constipation patients, in which patients are treated with herb, which contains triphala, shows major improvement in bowel movement and is effective & safe in management of constipation. 

6) Apple fruit.

Apple fruit.

Eat an apple in the morning empty stomach, but chew properly means when you eat one bite of apple chew it such that it will form a semi-liquid type paste in the mouth that can be easily swallowed in the mouth, without much effort. 

In such a way of eating saliva gets mixed properly in each bite of food you eat and this will cure your constipation problem naturally.

Always remember that more saliva gets into food the more healthy we become, because saliva is the best natural medicine that our body produces. Also eat your all meals properly in such a manner, this will prevent constipation as well as prevent many health problems.

Apple contains fiber which is necessary to keep the digestive system healthy. According to one study, it recommends that an apple is effective to relieve constipation. So eat an apple daily.

7) Amla and Aloe vera juice. 

Amla juice and Aloe vera juice.

Take 1 glass of lukewarm water. Add 4-5 spoon amla (Indian gooseberry) and 2-3 spoon aloe vera juice in the lukewarm water and drink it in the morning empty stomach. Within some time you will get relief from constipation. After drinking juice, don't drink or eat anything for the next 45 min.

If you have chronic constipation then increase some amount of amla juice, this will help to relieve your chronic constipation problem.  

One research carried out on constipated people, shows significant improvement in their constipation condition when they start eating amla, also this research concluded that amla is a very good remedy for constipation as it shows significant effect on constipation condition. 

As per one review paper, aloe vera is also a natural laxative which gives stimulating action, results in quick movement stool to pass out easily and cure as well as prevent constipation. 

8) Pomegranate fruit juice.

Pomegranate fruit juice.

Pomegranate contains insoluble fiber that acts as a laxative, which helps to pass stool smoothly. One study concluded that daily consumption of pomegranate helps to relieve constipation with no side-effects at all. So eat pomegranate fruit by chewing properly.

Another thing you can do is make juice of pomegranate fruit and drink it.

9) Grapes (Angur or Angoor).


Grape's juice is very beneficial to get rid of constipation, especially black grapes. You can also eat raw grapes as it is, but wash cleanly then eat it. For instant relief from constipation drink grape's juice in the morning. One study suggests that grapes contain high fiber that will be useful for treating constipation.

10) Guava Fruit.

Guava fruit.

Eat guava fruit, as it contains fiber that will help you to relieve constipation naturally. Raw guava is always preferred as compared to ripped guava, because raw guava is rich in fiber and magnesium, also pectin is high in raw guava, all of these will definitely help to relieve constipation. 

One study found that guava is very helpful to solve constipation problem and also solve many other health issues easily and effectively. So you should definitely try guava to keep your stomach healthy.

11) Ghee (Clarified butter).

Ghee (Clarified butter).

Add 1 or max 2 spoon ghee in 1 cup warm milk or water (both are effective) and drink it at night before sleep.

You can also eat ghee with raisins to get rid of constipation, as one clinical study  shows that eating ghee with raisins also helps you to relieve acute and chronic constipation.

12) Lemon.


Take half lemon and 1 glass of lukewarm water. Squeeze lemon in the lukewarm water, add a pinch of salt for taste. Mix well and drink it early in the morning empty stomach. 

After that don't drink or eat anything for 45 min. After that you can eat your breakfast. This is the simplest remedy for constipation. 

According to one study, lemon has the capacity to give relief from constipation, but when consumed in the right way and in the right quantity. So you can try out lemon as a remedy for constipation.

13) Isabgol.


Take 1 glass of lukewarm water. Add 1 spoon of isabgol (Isabgol husk) in the lukewarm water. Mix well and drink it before sleeping everyday. This will help to regulate the digestive system. 

One study found that isabgol is a bulk forming agent in constipation, which helps to smoother the hard stool by moisturizing and hence stool can pass easily, which gets rid of constipation. 

14) Fennel seeds powder.

Fennel Seeds Powder.

Take half a spoon of fennel seed powder and add in 1 glass of lukewarm water. Mix well and drink it before sleep everyday.  

Fennel seeds are rich in  dietary fiber, anti-oxidants, essential oil compounds and minerals such as copper, potassium, magnesium, iron etc. 

One research found that, patients having chronic constipation are treated by using fennel (Foeniculum vulgare) seeds supplement in diet, which not only cure constipation but also improve cognitive function and mood.

15) Cabbage juice.

Cabbage juice.

This remedy for those having constipation with hard stool and pain while passing it. This condition may trigger other medical conditions such as heart disease, hernia, hemorrhoids. 

In such a condition of constipation, eat foods which are rich in fiber and laxative in nature.  For such kind of constipation these following remedies are very useful.

Take freshly chopped cabbage for about 1 cup. Put in a blender and add about 1 cup of water in it. Blend the cabbage  and make juice from it. Drink it everyday before eating your meal. 

As cabbage is a rich source of water and also in dietary fiber, according to USDA each 100g of cabbage contains avg. 92.2g of water and avg. 2.5g of fiber. Water in cabbage helps to soften the stool and fiber with other nutrients in cabbage helps to maintain the overall health of the digestive system. 

Also fiber in cabbage, helps retain water therefore consuming cabbage regularly will help to thoroughly clean the stomach and intestines. The mild laxative element present in cabbage stimulates bowel movement and helps to prevent constipation.

16) Molasses and milk.

Molasses and milk.

This remedy is also useful for those people having constipation with a hard stool, this will soften the stool and easily pass away and relieve constipation. 

Take a glass of hot milk and add 2 spoons of molasses. Mix well and drink it before sleep  everyday.

Molasses is a natural laxative and it can help induce the movement of bowels. One research found that, patients having constipation is treated with molasses and milk enemas, the research concluded that molasses and milk enemas is safe and effective to relieve constipation.

"Just Try This Remedy & See The Result !"

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  3. https://www.nia.nih.gov/health/concerned-about-constipation
  4.  https://gi.org/topics/constipation-and-defection-problems/#tabs2

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