Herbal Remedies for Constipation

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Though we may not all understand what constipation is all about, we all familiar with it. It is one of these digestive disorders that you just cannot avoid. It happens after parties where holding up your stomach and resisting some foods becomes a burden and so you end up clearing everything that comes your way only to be bombarded by chronic constipation the same evening.

Well, that being that, constipation is a popular disturbance and reactions of the digestive tract. It is a condition where your bowels refuse to move and even when the finally do, they fail to move often as they are supposed to. They can be completely emptied when they move and so you will still feel the severe discomfort often associated with constipation.

You may not know it or you may take constipation lightly but it is actually the chief cause of several diseases that are often life threatening. Constipation results to the production of toxins which eventually find their way slowly into your blood stream which will then carry the toxins to all the parts of your body. As a result, you may end up suffering from appendicitis, arthritis, rheumatism, cataract and hypertension. It therefore goes without saying that as soon as you realize constipation is imminent, may be after heavy indulgence in eating, take preventive measures. Constipation can be characterized by inability to pass stool or the presence of excessive hard stools that may bring about pain when passing. If you are already familiar with these symptoms, then try out the following herbal remedies for constipation.

Nearly all fruits except banana and the jack fruit can be used to treat constipation. Some fruits are however more effective than others and may offer relief almost instantly. Bael fruits are just among the best fruits that you can use for constipation. It is a natural laxative and has the ability to clean and tone up your intestines really first.   It has been proven that just two or more months of regular consumption of this fruit will throw out even the old accumulated fecal matter in your intestines. For best results when using this fruit, consume about sixty grams of it in its original form after dinner.

Grapes too work exceptionally well when it comes to getting rid of chronic constipation. Grapes are rich in cellulose, sugar and organic acids making it the natural laxative that anyone can use. Grapes are not just good for constipation as they also have the ability to tone up your intestines and stomach. For best results when using grape fruits for constipation, take up to 350 gm of the fruit daily. Raisins soaked in water can be used if for one reason or another you do not like grapes. Just soak the raisin seeds in water for twenty for to forty eight hours then after they have swollen to the size of grapes, consume them early in the morning. Remember to do so along with the water in which you soaked the seeds in. Other fruits such as papaya, figs, orange and pears can also be used for constipation. But if the pain persists, the best thing to do would be to visit a doctor for further treatment.


Article Last Modified Monday, April 30, 2012
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