6 Natural Drinks To Help Relieve Constipation Instantly

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Constipation is usually a result of an unhealthy lifestyle like consuming over-processed foods, having a low fiber diet, lack of physical activity and inadequate water intake. There are also certain medications or conditions like IBS, hypothyroidism and pregnancy that can trigger constipation. Even then, there is a  percentage of people who have the right diet and none of the listed conditions and still suffer from constipation or irregular bowel habits.

Here are some  natural drinks that you may resort to, if constipation threatens to strangle your days:

1 . Jaggery (gur) Drink

Our favorite desi ‘sweetener’ works wonders in curing both chronic and occasional occurrences of constipation. Mix a tablespoon of jaggery in a glass of warm water and gulp it down before going to bed. The high magnesium content of jaggery will ensure that your bowel movement is smooth and unhindered, the following morning.

2 . Lemon Juice

Before you hit the washroom, drink a glassful of water infused with lemon juice. It is a stimulant for your digestive system and prompts the body to get rid of toxins in every form and shape.

3 . Apple Juice

Dietary fiber has a major role in facilitating bowel movement through your gut. Apple juice is a rich source of dietary fiber and sipping the cold-pressed variety of it, throughout the day will ensure that constipation never bothers you.

4 . Baking Soda With Water

This is a home-made ready for many an ailment, especially those related to your stomach. Mix a teaspoonful of baking soda in a glass of water and drink it before bed. It will relieve gas and acidity, soften stool and ease its passage out of your body.

5 . Castor Oil

It is a very potent laxative and promotes normal bowel movement in a similar way to olive oil. Take two teaspoonful of castor oil before dozing off at night and you would wake up to a constipation-free self.

6 . Triphala Drink

Triphala is an Indian Ayurvedic remedy to cater to a whole host of health issues. Mix  2 teaspoons of triphala powder with a glass of water and drink on an empty stomach every morning. Its laxative properties help to relieve constipation related issues effectively.

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