Natural Ayurvedic Home Remedies for Constipation

  • Constipation refers to trouble with passing stools
  • The condition occurs due to any disturbance in the digestive tract
  • Due to constipation, faecal material gets accumulated in the body. The toxins can lead to
    • Arthritis
    • Rheumatism
    • Cataract
    • High blood pressure
    • Appendicitis
  • Lack of fibre in diet
  • Erratic meal timings
  • Excessive consumption of meat, tea or coffee
  • Inadequate water consumption
  • Inadequate mastication
  • Consuming alcohol
  • Stress
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Abdominal cramps
  • Excessive gas in stomach
  • Bloated sensation
  • Erratic bowel movements
  • Feeling of coating on the tongue
  • Bad taste in mouth
  • Bad breath
Simple techniques
  1. Natural home remedy using lemon and salt

    1. Take 1 glass lukewarm water
    2. Squeeze ½ lemon in it
    3. Add 1 tsp salt
    4. Mix well
    5. Drink every morning on an empty stomach
  2. Natural home remedy using isabgol

    1. Take 1 glass warm water
    2. Add 1 tbsp isabgol, an ayurvedic herb
    3. Mix well
    4. Drink at bedtime
  3. Natural home remedy using fennel seed powder

    1. Take 1 glass warm water
    2. Add ½ tsp fennel seed powder
    3. Mix well
    4. Drink at bedtime
  • Take a walk after dinner. It aids in proper digestion of food
  • Consume a couple of oranges before bedtime as it helps stimulate bowel movement

These remedies are based on the principles of Ayurveda, the ancient Indian science of healing, and are completely natural, non-invasive, and can be prepared at home. Consult your doctor if the symptoms persist. Refer to the terms of use.

Dr. B.N. Sinha

Ayurveda Expert,

Dr. B.N. Sinha has been a practitioner and an avid patron of Ayurveda for 20 years now. He specializes in lifestyle disorders and chronic disease management. Due to his keen focus on spreading awareness about his discipline, Dr. Sinha has played a pivotal role in several educational institutions. He retired as Dean, University of Delhi, Principal A & U Tibbia College, New Delhi.

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