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Home Remedies For Constipation

  • Home remedies to help relieve your child's constipation, and how to help prevent it.

  • Ripe bael fruit is regarded as best of all laxatives. It cleans and tones up the intestines. It should not be taken at a stretch.
  • Guava when eaten with seeds provides roughage to diet can give relief from constipation
  • Take folic acid. An insufficient  intake of folic acid can lead to constipation.
  • Children should also get plenty of liquids to drink everyday, especially clear liquids such as fruit juices and water. When a child is constipated, push lots of water!
  • Soak 50 grams of cassia pulp in water overnight take with 25 grams of water in the morning.
  • Drinking lemon juice mixed with warm water two to three times a day eases constipation.
  • Drink water from a copper vessel and leave it overnight. Drinking this water in the morning helps regulating the bowel movement. 
  • Another natural remedy for constipation is  to add a little extra sugar or some honey a glass of milk. Drink twice a day.
  • Ginger tea is a great home remedy for constipation. It helps start bowel movement. 
  • Drink one liter of warm water and walk around for a few minutes early morning.
  • Six drops of rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) and six drops of thyme (Thymus spp.) diluted by 1 oz of almond oil, olive oil, or another carrier oil can relieve constipation when used to massage the abdomen.
  • Other fruits specific for constipation are papaya and figs. Half a medium-sized papaya should be eaten at breakfast for it to act as a laxative. Both fresh and dry figs have a laxative effect. Four or five dry figs should be soaked overnight in a little water and eaten in the morning.

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