Being constipated is perhaps one of the worst feelings in the world. You feel bloated and uncomfortable. You feel as if you’re carrying a huge weight in your lower back. But even if you try to visit the bathroom and try to go numerous times, nothing seems to happen. Fortunately, there are safe and natural remedies that you can try so you won’t have to rely on synthetic laxatives to relieve your constipation. Here are some of them.
Thanks to their oily composition, sesame seeds can moisturise the intestines and help you deal with dry stools. They taste good, too, so ingesting them won’t be a huge problem. You can either add them to your favourite cereal and salad for that extra crunch, or you can sprinkle them on various dishes to add texture to them.
Eating lots of fibre can also help solve your bowel problems. Found in many vegetables, fruits, beans, and bran cereals, fibre basically scrubs food and waste particles from your intestines and make it easier for your digestive tract to move things along. When eating foods rich in fibre, see to it that you drink more water than usual. Water aids fibre when it comes to helping your digestive system function properly.
Peppermint and ginger tea
If you love to drink tea, you should try drinking peppermint or ginger tea if you’re feeling a bit constipated. Peppermint contains menthol that helps relax the muscle of the digestive tract. Ginger, on the other hand, helps the body generate more heat, which, according to herbalists, helps solve digestion problems. The hot water in the tea, meanwhile, also helps stimulate digestion.
Not a fan of tea? How about drinking coffee instead? Coffee is known to simulate your colon and make your trip to the bathroom a satisfying experience. However, since coffee is also a diuretic, be sure to keep drinking water to keep your body hydrated. Otherwise, it could worsen your constipation.
Snacking on raisins can also help you relieve your constipation. Not only are they rich in fibre, raisins also contains tartaric acid, which has a laxative effect on the body. So if you’re feeling a bit peckish, munch on a handful of raisins to help things get moving in your bowels. You can also add them to cereals, salads, and pastries.
In addition to trying these natural remedies, you can also take Puraforce Remedies’ Constipation Drops. Just like our Fever Drops, they are made from safe and natural ingredients that may simulate your colon and digestive tract to relieve constipation. They are safe for children, too.