Home Remedies for Constipation

Constipation is a condition in which the bowels are evacuated at long intervals or with difficulty. Below are constipation remedies that you can apply like for instance papaya and kangkong leaves which are foods that relieve constipation.

Water and Other Constipation Treatment

  1. Drink at least 8 glasses of water during the day. Take one or two glasses of water upon waking up in the morning and one glass at bedtime.
  2. Give enema with manual extraction if the bowel is impacted.
  3. Have a regular time to sit down on the toilet bowl and relax. Sit down on the toilet bowl when it is time for it even you don’t feel like it.
  4. Have a regular daily exercise.
  5. Eat plenty of green and leafy vegetables and fresh fruits.

Herbs for Constipation

  1. Kangkong leaves ( english: Potato Vine, Swamp cabbage )
    • Eat 2 cups of boiled leaves with meals. This may be a part of the menu or diet.
  2. Malunggay leaves ( english: Horse raddish tree )
    • Eat 1 cup cooked leaves with meals.
  3. Papaya ( ripe fruit )
    • Eat one big slice every morning for breakfast.
  4. Kampanilya ( english: yellow bell )
    • Boil 5 leaves in 2 glasses of water for 10 minutes.
      • Dosage:

          ( 7-12 yrs. ) 1 cup, 2 times a day

      • Adult: 1 glass, 2 times a day
        Children: ( 2-6 yrs. )1 tablespoon, 2 times a day

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2 thoughts on “Home Remedies for Constipation

  1. camilia

    Informative post! These herbs are really effective! There are food supplements that could help treat constipation that could be taken easily if we have no immediate access to herbal products.

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