Thursday, January 27, 2011

home remedies : Constipation For Adults

Constipation For Adults
  • 'A healthy stomach is a healthy body'. Many diseases have their roots in the digestive system. Constipation is a very common problem affecting a lot of people. Wrong eating habits, sedentary lifestyle & sluggish intestines are the main reasons. If the stomach is not cleared well, it leads to a lot of problems such as headaches, gas etc. However, use of laxatives should be discouraged as it is habit forming and also harmful in the long run. Here are some tips to relieve you of your problem. (It will take some time but be persistent and you will surely benefit).
  • Take a hot glass of water with 1 teaspoon honey and juice of one half a lemon first thing in the morning.
  • Soak 6-8 dates (khajoor) in a cup of water at night. Grind in the mixer & drink in the morning.
  • Simply eat a few liquorice (mulathi) sticks. One of its many properties is that it is a natural laxative.

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