6 Home Remedies To Relieve Constipation

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Always consult with a healthcare professional before trying any home remedy, especially if you have any underlying health conditions or are pregnant. Here are six Indian home remedies to relieve constipation: (All pics: Freepik)


A blend of three fruits, triphala is known for its natural laxative properties and helps in regulating bowel movements.

Isabgol (Psyllium Husk)

Isabgol is a natural fiber that absorbs water and helps soften stools, making them easier to pass.

Castor Oil

Consuming a teaspoon of castor oil on an empty stomach can help stimulate bowel movements and relieve constipation.

Ajwain (Carom Seeds)

Ajwain seeds are known for their digestive properties and can help relieve constipation when consumed with warm water.


Consuming a teaspoon of ghee with warm milk before bedtime can help lubricate the intestines and promote bowel movements.


Including fruits like papaya, figs, and prunes in your diet can help relieve constipation due to their natural laxative properties.


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